Drivers on Roosevelt Boulevard in Ortega will soon notice traffic signal changes that could add time to their commute. Lanes that used to have permanent green arrows will soon have red lights instead.
With three weeks left in the health insurance marketplace open enrollment period, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell was in Jacksonville today encouraging people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act at Regency Square Mall.
An Orange County public school teacher is in Jacksonville this week to bring attention to issues facing homeless people. Thomas Rebman took a year off from his career to live homeless in cities around Florida. He was across the street from Jacksonville’s Hemming Park Friday morning.
Jacksonville is one of six U.S. cities receiving grants to help fight childhood obesity. The award money will go toward building healthy food stores in so-called food deserts, among other projects.
A national School Choice Week celebration kicked off in Jacksonville today at the Florida Theatre. School Choice Week involves events across the U.S., all touting alternatives to public school.National School Choice Week President Andrew Campanella emc…
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund announced the 15 semi-finalists for the 2015 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year today.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office handed out its annual Awards Thursday. JSO Citizen of the Year Honors went to MAD DADS Jacksonville Chapter President Donald Foy.
Donald Foy started MAD DADS in Jacksonville in 2003. That’s the same year John Rutherford became Sheriff, as Rutherford recalls.
Jacksonville Sheriff candidate Ken Jefferson is being endorsed by the Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association. Jefferson made the announcement today on a Northwest Jacksonville street corner where a 16-year-old was killed in a drive-by shooting last month.
He stresses the need for police to build trust in the community. But one neighborhood man’s reaction to the news conference shows there’s a long road ahead toward that goal.