A memorial service was held in Jacksonville Monday morning to honor 20 homeless men and women who died this year.Dawn Gilman, CEO of Changing Homelessness, says reading their names aloud was a way to honor their memory and recognize their value as huma…
The city of St. Augustine is warning residents to expect higher than normal tides in coming days.
Three $1,200 college scholarships are available from Florida’s election supervisors.
To be eligible, a student must be a junior enrolled at a Florida college or university; registered to vote; and majoring in business, political science, mass communications or journalism.
Spanish-language TV giant Univision is setting the foundation for a local-news operation in Jacksonville.
The outlet is launching two local shows on its cable channel, and the city’s Hispanic population should be able to watch local news in their native tongue in about six months.
The Food and Drug Administration is doing away with a ban on blood donation by men who have sex with men.
OneBlood Northeast Florida Spokeswoman Odette Struys calls the ban “outdated,” adding that HIV testing is much more reliable today than it once was. And she says all donated blood undergoes rigorous testing to ensure it’s disease free.
On Monday, the sound of barking dogs echoed down a hallway of kennels at the Jacksonville Humane Society. Director Dianne Wiles said it’s not what she and her staff want to hear on Christmas Eve, just three days away. They’re hoping no dogs or cats will be left at the shelter on Beach Boulevard over the holiday.
The organization formerly known as the Blood Alliance has a new name: OneBlood.OneBlood is asking people in Northeast Florida to make donation a part of this holiday weekend.
The final state redistricting trial in a nearly four-year legal battle over Florida’s political boundaries ended with both sides trading charges of partisan gerrymandering, some of them the same accusations that have been hurled in court since the begi…
The Fed raised interest rates last week after six years of historically low rates.
In this week’s Business Brief, WJCT’s Business Analyst John Burr tells News Director Jessica Palombo what that means for people on the First Coast.
We discuss the top local news stories of 2015 with our roundtable of journalists: Dan Scanlan, Florida Times-Union reporter; Fred Matthews, Examiner blogger; and WJCT analyst John Burr.Topics include the Jacksonville mayoral election, the city’s human …