Business

Free Inspections for Commercial Blue Crabbers

There are a lot of rules and regulations commercial blue crabbers must know and comply with in order to harvest and protect this precious and delicious resource.

To help them understand the rules so they can harvest blue crabs legally, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers who patrol portions of the St. Johns River in Putnam, St. Johns and Clay counties are offering three days of free inspections at three specific locations.

Business Owner Offers $1,000 Reward for Info on Taggers

Business Owner Offers $1,000 Reward for Info on Taggers

The recent wave of graffiti in the Historic Downtown area and Lincolnville area is costing St Augustine residences, property managers, and business owners thousands of dollars in restoration.

Pet Paradise chooses HelpFourPaws as beneficiary for Wacky Wednesdays!

HelpFourPaws, a multi-modal animal transport rescue organization, announced today it has been chosen by Pet Paradise – Saint Augustine to receive proceeds from the pet resort’s Wacky Wednesday promotion.

Target, RadioShack Buy Back iPhones, Other Used Gadgets

Target, RadioShack Buy Back iPhones, Other Used Gadgets

The trend of dumping unwanted gadgets online at sites like eBay and Craigslist now has shifted to brick-and-mortar retail stores, with a twist.

Major retailers, such as Target (TGT) and RadioShack (RSH), are buying back products from customers in-store and offering credit toward purchase of new products.

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Clink, clank, clunk!  That’s the sound more than 300,000 students throughout North Florida will soon hear as they pour their pocket change into collection jars to support Olive Garden’s 17th-annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) School & Youth campaign.  Last year, Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies collected $6.1 million nationally, bringing the total amount donated since the program’s inception to more than $53 million.

HelpFourPaws Announces New Directors for 2011

HelpFourPaws, a multi-modal animal transport rescue organization, Based at the Saint Augustine Regional Airport, announced today it has named its 2011 Board of Directors.

Alligator Farm Unveils Zip Line Over Deadly Alligators!

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park is well into construction of a 7-acre zip line course that will offer park visitors an aerial eco-adventure and a unique opportunity to view crocodiles, alligators, birds and other animals. The “Crocodile Crossing” course will feature 50 tree-top platforms and secure cable systems that will enable visitors to “zip” from tree to tree and to encounter aerial obstacles including tightropes, cargo nets and teeter-totters. The course will incorporate several heart-pounding zips, sure to thrill any and all adventure seekers.