Community In St. Augustine

Stay in-the-know about what’s happening in the St. Augustine community with these local news briefs, press releases and business updates and company announcements from local organizations in St. Johns County.  

Career Readiness Academy at Kookaburra Roastery

Community

LOCAL NONPROFIT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE + FOSTER FAMILIES

Fostering Connections St. Johns offers career readiness + other services for children in foster care.

Community, Things to Do

CONCERTS FOR A CAUSE ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL EVENT IN ST. AUGUSTINE WITH RODNEY ATKINS

Country musician to perform at Tringali Barn on March 5th to raise funds for INK!

Community, Food

New Book Features Recipes From Local St. Augustine Restaurants

Local author publishes first edition of book featuring vegetarian recipes from St. Augustine restaurants, food trucks, and bed and breakfasts.

Business, Community, People

Stories of Pandemic Pivots in St. Augustine

In the wake of the pandemic, we have all had to adjust and learn how to navigate these uncharted waters. Learn what these businesses did to keep their companies afloat.

Buses Line up in St. Johns County

Community

Showing Appreciation for St. Augustine Bus Operators During the Pandemic

Waffle House donates 500 breakfast sandwiches to bus operators and staff to say, “Thank You!”

Balloon Night at St. Francis Shelter Port in the Storm Light Up The Night Event

Community

Light Up the Night Balloon Glow Gala held in St. Augustine

40 Businesses and Individuals Supported St. Francis House/Port in the Storm “Light Up the Night Balloon Glow Gala”

Epic-Cure Food Truck

Community

St. Augustine Community Comes Together to Help Epic-Cure Get Refrigerated Truck

Local Rotary Clubs and renowned philanthropic organizations donate to Epic-Cure for rural food program truck.

Alicia Ali Pressel teaches at Creekside High School - photo

Community

Finalists for INK! Teacher of the Year awards named in St. Augustine

INK! names three finalists for St. Johns County 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year award.

Vincent Johnson, MBA, has joined Flagler Health+ as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Community

Flagler Health+ Names New Enterprise-Wide Operations Chief

Flagler Health+, an extension of Flagler Hospital, has named Vincent Johnson as their new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Community

Personal Injury Law Firm Giving Away Free Safe Rides in St. Augustine on New Year’s Eve

Farah & Farah is providing Jacksonville and St. Augustine residents with a $50 ride credit to help keep the roads safe this New Year's Eve.

Mia Bahr accepts flowers as St. Johns County Rookie Teacher of the Year 2019

Community

INK! Honors Teachers in St. Augustine and St. Johns County

INK! (Investing in Kids) launches 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year awards campaign and yearbook fundraiser.

Community

INK! receives grant funding from Altrusa International St. Augustine

To encourage early literacy education in St. Johns County, Altrusa International has granted $4,000 to benefit the INK! (Investing in Kids) literacy intervention program.

LAMP Team at shipwreck site

Community

Dune Erosion Reveals New Shipwreck in St. Augustine

The tropical storm last week helped to uncover the remains of a shipwreck buried under a dune along Crescent Beach.

Community

SABRAGE CHARTERS OFFERS A ONE-OF-A-KIND NIGHTS OF LIGHTS EXPERIENCE

Enjoy millions of white lights along St. Augustine’s bayfront aboard Sabrage, a Custom Cooper Catamaran.

Drifters Out Post location in St. Augustine Beach.

Business, Community

EXPLORE ST. AUGUSTINE WITH DRIFTERS OUT POST BIKE-SHARE PROGRAM

DRIFTERS Out Post mindfully places bikes available for rent around St. Augustine.

Serves in the Garden at the Pena House for a scholarship fundraiser.

Community

The Woman’s Exchange of St. Augustine Raises Money for Scholarship Fund

A dinner in the garden at the Pena Peck House featured Chef Tyrone Bennett to raise money for local women returning to school.

JJ Grey performing at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Community, Music

St. Augustine Amphiteatre to Reopen with Live Music in January 2021

The Amp will reopen with enhanced health and safety measures in place, including face mask requirement for entry.