Saying he wants to spend $20 million to help technical schools respond quickly to employer needs, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday began what is likely to be a stream of announcements about his upcoming budget proposal.
A University of South Florida football player was arrested over the weekend for allegedly firing a gun on campus.University police say 21-year-old offensive lineman Benjamin Knox of DeLand is accused of firing at a dorm from a parking garage early Sund…
New, alternative-fuel buses are projected to save the Jacksonville Transportation Authority nearly $6 million over the next 15 years.JTA is welcoming 23 new buses that run on compressed natural gas instead of diesel. New buses also means new, faster ro…
Trying to make legal services more accessible in Florida, recommendations released Monday call for a “robust” website outlining local, state and national legal resources that low- and moderate-income residents could access at home or on an increased nu…
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has drawn a Democratic challenger for her Congressional District 5 seat.
LaShonda “LJ” Holloway announced her candidacy at Hemming Park just a few hundred feet away from where Brown was attending a news conference of her own.
But Holloway said she’s not focused on her opponent.
Following a grant from Southwest Airlines, the city of Jacksonville is announcing more upgrades to downtown’s Hemming Park.
The plaza that touches City Hall and the city’s main library will soon be home to a new, permanent stage for live events. It’s also getting a new restaurant kiosk owned by Black Sheep Restaurant Group.
A Coastal Flood Advisory from the National Weather Service is in effect in the San Marco and Ortega neighborhoods of Jacksonville through at least the middle of next week.
Lindsay Hardee lives about a block away from the river in San Marco. She says the road has been so flooded, she found a fish in the road. And sure enough, a few yards away from where she’s standing, a six-inch gray fish is baking in the sun.
https://youtu.be/9JeaguVRwC8Florida Senator Bill Nelson may propose reforms to maritime law to address safety concerns after the sinking of the El Faro cargo ship.Nelson was in Jacksonville Friday to tour a similar ship owned by the same company as the…
Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis recommended Friday
Northeast Florida residents are getting confused by a flier that’s showing up in their mailboxes.
The mailer from a national, Democratic-leaning group encourages people to register to vote. But county election supervisors say recipients aren’t always eligible voters.