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In 1994 The St. Augustine Record celebrated 100 years of chronicling the news of St. Augustine and St. Johns County. The staff looked back through the years of publishing and produced a unique section detailing the century after the heyday of Henry Flagler, the Standard Oil tycoon, a major influence along the East Coast of Florida.
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Mission and Values
Our vision is to be the pre-eminent source of news, information, advertising entertainment and related services in St. Augustine and St. Johns County. We value our employees and we will provide an environment in which they are motivated and inspired to produce superior products and continually improve customer service.
staugustine.com received the 2001 Florida Press Club award for "Best Online Newspaper Service" in the state of Florida, beating out sites from all circulation classes in the state.
staugustine.com received two nominations as best in class (circulation under 75,000) from the Newspaper Association of America. As a finalist for the 2001 Digital Edge Awards, staugustine.com was cited for "Outstanding Newspaper Service" and for "Most Innovative Use of Digital Media for News or Event Coverage" for our coverage of the visit by the King and Queen of Spain.
The Florida Society of Newspaper Editors awarded staugustine.com 3rd place in the 2001 Online Newspaper Division for all newspapers in the state of Florida with circulation under 125,000.
staugustine.com is an online news and information service working in cooperation with the St. Augustine Record. staugustine.com provides the community with the news found in the Record, as well as producing original multimedia content. If you own a local business, staugustine.com's commercial web development team can put it on the world wide web . Community events and entertainment sections are provided by staugustine.com. Users are welcome to our movie listings page and our calendar of events. Talkback forums and in-depth coverage of hot local news topics are also provided for community interaction with the site.
Corrections Policy staugustine.com strives to maintain story accuracy by making corrections to archived stories. Whenever The Record publishes a correction in its print edition, staugustine.com makes an immediate correction to the online version of the story. We encourage readers to inform us whenever a correction is required. Corrections should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Though efforts are made to assure the correctness of information on linked websites, staugustine.com is not responsible for correcting information on other websites.
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The Press is On
The Record is printed on site in our new facility at One News Place. The 12-unit Goss Urbanite press is capable of printing 48 pages with twelve pages of color at one time, and up to 42,000 papers per hour. The Record uses about 30 miles of paper per day. Much of the paper used contains recycled newsprint.
Tours are available and may be scheduled by calling Karen Brannon at 904.819.3423.
Take a picture tour of the new Record building. The building was compeleted in September, 2001.
The Record is proud of its award-winning staff. In the past three years, The Record has dominated the Florida Society of Newspaper Editor awards in a wide range of categories. In 1999, it won first place for page one design and second place in sports photography. In 1998, it won seven awards in editorial writing, editorial columns, sports photography, feature photography, daily deadline writing, page one design and feature page design. And in 1997, it won awards for column writing and phtography.
Owner of The Record
Morris Communications, a media company in Augusta, Ga., has owned The Record since 1983. Morris Communications owns more than 30 daily newspapers and 10 nondaily newspapers spanning the nation from Florida to Alaska, Michigan to California. Morris employs some 5,200 men and women, of which 100 are employed at The Record.
Just the Facts
Readers of The Record spend a lot of time with their newspapers - 34.21 mintues reading their daily paper and 55.16 minutes reading their Sunday paper. Readership is strong. Daily circulation is 18,000. But the newspaper extends far beyond the person who purchased it. On an average weekday 45,000 people read The Record.
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