District 7 Duval County School Board member Jason Fischer has resigned.Fischer is running for a Florida House seat, representing an area including Mandarin, the Southside and much of San Marco. But in order to qualify to be on the ballot, Florida…
Jacksonville Beach is home to the University of North Florida’s new Seaside Sculpture Park. The student sculptors cut through a metal ribbon with a blow torch Monday morning to unveil their artwork to the public.
Beaches Democrats are hoping to gain insight into the August primary race for Northeast Florida public defender, even though they don’t have a candidate running.
A forum about the Distrct 4 public defender will be held at the Beaches Democratic Club Tuesday night.
Duval Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says parents will be able to purchase laptops for their children from the district for $50 beginning next school year. The district is working out the details of the recently-approved computer plan.
The Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence is calling for a special legislative session to implement new gun restrictions after this month’s mass shooting in Orlando.
Nikolai VittiDuval County Public Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti joins us to discuss the most pressing issues facing Jacksonville schools, including the ongoing debates over transgender bathrooms, school boundaries, and more.
The year-old Edible Northeast Florida magazine is launching a series of events called Sunday Suppers.
In this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo, the suppers are part of a growing trend among print media companies to try to engage readers beyond the page or computer screen.
Food trucks will be cooking up authentic Asian dishes Saturday in Jacksonville’s Hemming Park at the second annual Asian Food Festival.
A Jacksonville girl needs a bone marrow transplant to give her a fighting chance against cancer, her mom said.
But the hardest part isn’t the transplant procedure, it’s finding a donor.
The University of North Florida’s Computing Department was selected as one of 47 institutions in the U.S. for the National Center of Women and Information Technology Pacesetters program, which will run through 2018.
The National Science Foundation-sponsored program is designed to help get more women working in science technology engineering and mathematics fields.