Family Dollar Opens in West Augustine

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This week was an important one for West Augustine, as they celebrated the grand opening of the Family Dollar store. The opening of this store was the culmination of years of effort spearheaded by Greg White, Past President of the West Augustine Community Redevelopment Association and longtime community activist. A partnership between the county, city, community and Family Dollar were [...]

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Mayor Shaver Attends Community Leaders Dinner

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Mayor Shaver joined Governor and Mrs Scott at a small, seated dinner of community leaders from across the state held at the Governor’s Mansion in Tallahassee. Attendees included people from around the state in fields like education, military, and business, but Mayor Shaver was the only elected official other than the Governor in attendance. “The menu was fabulous, and it’s [...]

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Pub Crawl With Bar Owners Opens Dialogue


Mayor Shaver has been known to take meetings all over town – City Hall, historic venues, and even on her front porch. She recently added a new one to the list, though: a pub crawl through downtown til closing time. Mayor Shaver recently spent a Friday night with local bar owners to discuss issues related to noise and how it [...]

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St Augustine Celebrates 248th Greek Landing Day


St. Augustine has been the home of rich Greek, specifically Minorcan, culture for centuries. And this year, the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine celebrated the 248th anniversary of the arrival of the Greeks in St. Augustine, celebrated as Greek Landing Day. The celebration took place at the shrine at 41 St. George Street. “It’s always extremely meaningful to remember [...]

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