Friday on “First Coast Connect,” was our weekly Media Roundtable. Our panel included Andrew Pantazi and Dan Scanlan from the Florida Times-Union and WJCT business analyst John Burr. We also heard from Florida Theatre president Numa Saisselin about its new partnership with Community First Credit Union and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Alhambra Theatre we were joined cast members of their current production of the play Come Blow Your Horn, Tod Booth, Lisa Booth and Jessica Booth.
A newborn baby taken from a Jacksonville hospital on July 10, 1998, has been found alive in South Carolina and officials have charged a 51-year-old woman with kidnapping, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Acting on recent tips, JSO cold-c…
It’s not every day a multi-Emmy award winner hangs out in your workplace. But it happened. And we’ll bring you hip hop violinist Damien Escobar on this episode of Redux. We also give you the lowdown on the years-old saga involving the development of Metropolitan Park, and we’ll give an update about neonatal care in Orange Park. But first, two stories that have gripped Jacksonville in recent years: expansion of the Human Rights Ordinance and pensions.
A Northeast Florida state senator is trying to get more environmental dollars flowing toward the St. Johns River. He’s proposing $35 million more for projects along the river that flows from Central Florida to Jacksonville.
Thursday on “First Coast Connect,” we spoke by phone with St. Augustine resident Bill Hamilton from the Environmental Youth Council about its event Sunday, Earth2Trump. We also spoke with international field educator and founder of Global Workshop Matt Colaciello about a panel discussion he is moderating Saturday on climate change.
Freshman Northeast Florida Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL4) is recovering after a medical episode in the U.S. Capitol late Wednesday.
Jacksonville police officers and Mayor Lenny Curry picked up pension negotiations where they left off last year . The mayor is offering a better deal for new hires this time around, but union leaders still are not sold on his plan to move them into 401…
While Florida has a financially healthy state pension fund, a new report from the Department of Management Services warns the $144 billion system is relying on a projected investment return that independent financial consultants say is too optimistic.
An exhibit telling the story of Holocaust victim Anne Frank opens Friday at Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History.
Supporters are hoping the third time will be the charm in passing a bill to expand Jacksonville’s Human Rights Ordinance to cover the LGBT community.