Tags : blues

Breakfast of Champions: EDC Event Offers Export Advice

St. Johns County business leaders, entrepreneurs and officials recently gathered at the Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village. They weren’t there to work on their short game but on a more important long game: exporting. The first St. Johns Chamber’s Economic Development Council Quarterly Breakfast of 2023 was all about the export market and what […]Read More

Tourist Development Council Approves Grant Requests

After a 21-minute delay waiting to get a quorum, the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council quickly got down to business on several sports tourism grant requests. TDC members reviewed six requests totaling $72,500 for a series of events running through June, with all but one approved unanimously. TDC member Troy Blevins raised some concerns […]Read More

Jazz & Blues Series Shines a Spotlight on Fort Mose

The stars aligned metaphorically and musically for the second installment of the Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series. The event took place over two weekends in February and featured several big-name acts including Mavis Staples, Rhiannon Giddens, Kingfish Ingram and Gladys Knight. Fort Mose is the site of the first legally sanctioned free African settlement […]Read More