Yearly Archives: 2014 (page 4)


Closing The Loop: Philip McDaniel

Philip McDaniel grew up near New York City, the youngest of six children. He began his career working with one of his entrepreneurial older brothers.

“I was interning and apprenticing with one of my brothers, who had a company that made tchotchkes −  the waving hands that were in the cars then.”

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JSO Arrests Man Shot By Officer; Seeking Whoever Shot At First Responders Tuesday

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has arrested the man shot in the leg by an officer during a burglary early Wednesday morning.

Twenty-seven-year old Michael Kevin Hollis is charged with burglary, weapons possession and resisting arrest without violence after breaking into Gate Liquors off Lem Turner Road.

JSO Investigations Director Tom Hackney says responding Officer Steve Coleman shot Hollis as he was attempting to take two rifles from the business.

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Life Lessons: The 20 Percent

Teaching is a journey, but it hasn’t been a pleasant one for everyone.Recently, the inaugural class of the Jacksonville Teacher Residency (JTR) program had its final meeting of 2014. The end-of-semester meeting had fewer teachers than the beginning of …

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