Amid reports that another round of naval Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) hearings may be on the horizon, one of the candidates for U.S. Congress in the 4th congressional district has launched an initiative aimed at marshaling community support to protect Naval Station Mayport from possible closure.
A significant increase in the number of visitors and the coming addition of new hotels bode well for St. Johns County’s tourism industry, the president of the local visitor and convention bureau told members of the SJC Chamber of Commerce last week.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie cornerback and former Florida Gator Vernon Hargreaves intercepted two passes as the Buccaneers recorded a 27-21 NFL preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday night at EverBank Field.
Local families had an opportunity to meet with representatives from the St. Johns County schools, the Sheriff’s Office and a dozen local community organizations recently, when Nocatee hosted a Community Resource Day.
The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 last week to move forward with a revised plan to charge non-residents increased fees for both on- and off-beach parking, after county staff expressed concerns that the plan commissioners previously approved wouldn’t generate enough revenue.