Hundreds of activities are planned around the globe Thursday in recognition of World Cancer Day, but for Florida Surgeon General John Armstrong, the international “holiday” is personal.
We’ve heard a lot from Republican candidate Donald Trump since he announced his bid for the presidency. With his celebrity lifestyle and made-for-reality-TV personality, some people didn’t take Trump’s campaign seriously – but his polling numbers aren’t a joke, and he is seriously in the lead.
Trump is buoyed by a rising legion of supporters: People who want to help Trump make America not only great again, but “bigger, better and stronger.”
An Arlington McDonald’s partnered with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning for the department’s inaugural Coffee With A Cop event.
Stories about Florida’s black cowboys may be hard to find in a textbook. However, a new traveling exhibit could help students learn about the little-known piece of Florida history.
The American Red Cross is hoping to help Jacksonville residents prevent house fires.Red Cross regional CEO Patrick Shea says free fire alarms are available for residents.
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced in a memo last week that he is changing city employment policy to prohibit discrimination of any kind.
Curry also said that he does not support any further anti-discrimination legislation, including the two competing human rights ordinance bills currently before the Jacksonville City Council.
One of them, sponsored by Councilman Tommy Hazouri, would prohibit discrimination in housing, employment or public areas based sexual orientation, gender identity or expression by amending the city’s existing HRO.
The other bill before the Council, introduced by Councilman Bill Gulliford would let voters decide on those protections instead of the Council.
In Florida more than a dozen cities have adopted a human rights ordinance that includes non-discrimination protections for the LGBT community. However, Jacksonville remains the largest American city that has yet to do so.
We discuss the latest the two bills before City Council with Florida Politics writer A.G. Gancarski, who has been following the story.
After a month of work on the planned Cowford Chophouse in downtown Jacksonville, restaurant owners say the project is proceeding on schedule for a fall opening.
The city of Jacksonville is no longer participating in the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative. The program, which awards cities around the world $1 million to address extreme weather, crime and sea level rise, was applied for by f…
Six Duval County schools will become more specialized in the fall. The School Board approved the school conversions and four school-zone boundary changes Tuesday night.