The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded the team’s longest-tenured player on Monday morning, releasing kicker Josh Scobee to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The legal arguments about Florida’s political maps continue to mushroom.While the Florida Supreme Court and the Legislature grapple with how congressional districts will be drawn, more legal fights are building in federal courts.
Tropical Storm Erika proved to be no match for the volatile conditions aloft and the mountainous terrain of Hispaniola.
Tropical Storm Erika is following a path that could end Florida’s 10-year run without a hurricane. Jacksonville City Council President Greg Anderson is proposing a solution to infrastructure woes on downtown’s Northbank. The Jacksonville organization that protects people from discrimination is struggling under an overwhelming case load.
It’s Friday, August 28, 2015. Welcome to WJCT First Read, your daily weekday morning round-up of stories from the First Coast, around Florida and across the country.
While a lot of University of North Florida students will spend the semester at desks, one photography student is spending a lot of her senior year working at the Museum of Contemporary Art, downtown.
Amanda Rosenblatt is the second UNF student to be chosen for the museum’s residency program.
The new Arlington River Bridge on University Boulevard will open to traffic this weekend.The Florida Department of Transportation says the new $11.5 million bridge will have sidewalks and bicycle lanes as well as decorative lighting, architectural rail…
Carla Morello moved to Jacksonville Beach from New York as a child. She wasn’t an athlete. But she had a career goal.
“I thought I was supposed to be a nurse,” Morello said. “I did that for a little while, then realized I didn’t like it, didn’t want to do it anymore. I went for a shift one night and turned around and came home. My husband said, ‘what are you going to do?’ I said, ‘I have no clue, but give me a day to think about it and I’ll figure it out.’ I just made a list of what I like to do, and what I liked to do most was exercise. So I became a fitness trainer and aerobics instructor.”
Morello worked as a trainer at a number of fitness centers and resorts in the area. Then an injury opened her eyes to yet another health-related profession — massage therapy.
Jacksonville residents are bracing for the possibility of a Category 1 hurricane. Many are buying water and stocking up on batteries.For people living with disabilities, preparation involves more steps.The Independent Living Resource Center has a new g…
A theater on Jacksonville’s Northside is looking for a new home. The Stage Aurora Theatrical Company was founded more than a decade ago to highlight the African-American experience and give people of color a performance venue.
We discuss the week’s top news stories with our roundtable of local journalists: Paula Horvath, Florida Times-Union columnist; Tim Gibbons, Jacksonville Business Journal editor; Susan Eastman, Folio Weekly reporter; and A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics…