Christmas on Crystal Springs, the House District 13 special election, and the Laura Street Trio are all in the headlines today.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep in place a hold on gay marriage, which is set to begin in early January unless an extension of the state’s ban is approved.
If Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails went by another name, it might be the “Eye Candy Cafe.””We’re trying to keep with the tradition of the old Seminole Club, while also throwing in some of the fun candy twists that our location represents now,” said Ge…
Tomorrow, December 16, is primary election day for Democrats in Jacksonville’s House District 13. The heavily Democratic district includes much of the city’s urban core and the areas of Brooklyn, Springfield, San Marco Square, St. Nicholas, Arlington and Jacksonville University.
Controversial data on Florida’s school teachers are now public after a legal battle last year.
A local nonprofit is holding a meet-and-greet and breakfast this weekend with the mothers of high-profile violence victims. Ticket sales from the events go to support anti-crime and victim-advocacy services.
This week, crews have been dropping 1,300 tons of broken concrete in the St. Johns River – just south of the Fuller Warren Bridge. That’s where the Coastal Conservation Commission is building two massive artificial reefs. It’s paid for with $60,000 dollars in donations.
“Soon, it’ll be covered with critters,” said project manager Joseph Kistel. “Things like barnacles and mussels and algae will grow on that structure…and that provides a foundation food source.”
The inaugural class of Jacksonville’s teacher residency program had its final meeting of the year Thursday.
The group is part of the privately funded Jacksonville Teacher Residency program, designed to recruit and retain high-performing STEM professionals to teach in the district’s toughest schools. WJCT first met the class of professionals in June when days spent in classrooms and nights of lesson-planning seemed far and away. Now it’s a daily reality with real obstacles.