The Jacksonville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to allocate $7.5 million to restore sand dunes destroyed by Hurricane Matthew at the Beaches.
Mayport Middle School students will be elbow deep in the St. Johns River this year studying tiny organisms called plankton. The Jacksonville students are working with a $97,000 grant from State Farm.
District 5 Republican congressional candidate John Rutherford said one of the skills he learned during his 12 years as Jacksonville sheriff was how to work with others of different beliefs to get things accomplished.
District 4 Republican Congressional candidate John Rutherford joined the program Wednesday to talk about the issues and his campaign. We also spoke with Sarah Miller, director of the Northeast and East Central regions of the Florida Public Archeology N…
After outraged business owners and Riverside residents spoke out against a proposed bill that would alter the process of applying for a mixed-use development in the Jacksonville neighborhood, the City Council member who introduced it is looking to quel…
Duval County School Board members are asking for the superintendent to lay out clearer strategies for improving student performance. A quarter of the way into the school year, board members still are not agreeing on subject-specific academic targets.
RV City, with its rows of tailgaters near EverBank Field, was already filling up Tuesday in anticipation of Saturday’s annual match-up between the University of Florida and the University of Georgia. The messages to fans from event organizers and city officials are arrive early be patient. Chief Leonard Propper with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office urges fans to take advantage of the five-hour window between when they can park their car and when they can get inside the stadium. “At 8 a.m. the parking lots open. The gates open at 1:30 to enter the facility,” Propper said. “At 1:30, the police focus will shift from allowing the traffic to get to their parking lots to allowing the pedestrians to cross the road.” The game’s kick-off is at 3:30 Saturday afternoon. Jacksonville has been the site of the Florida-Georgia rivalry since 1933. For fans, and anyone planning to travel in downtown Jacksonville this weekend, here’s where to find information about traffic and the game itself: Traffic
Duval County residents whose homes were damaged during Hurricane Matthew can now apply for grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. That’s music to the ears of residents who’ve been in a sort of financial limbo for weeks.
First Coast Connect: District 5 Candidate Glo Smith Pledges More Jobs, Lower Taxes In Northeast Flor
Florida’s District 5 Republican congressional candidate Glo Smith says more and more people are taking home less money but paying more in taxes. She wants to be their voice in Washington. Tuesday on “First Coast Connect,” Smith said as a former business owner, she understands the value small businesses provide to the country. “First and foremost is looking at the regulations that have been imposed on small businesses. They are truly stifling, not only new entrepreneurship buy just innovation in and of itself,” she said. “I think when we have too many regulations it stunts the growth of small businesses and we all know that’s the backbone of our society.” When host Melissa Ross asked Smith about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his comments about assaulting women, Smith said she wouldn’t take sides in the presidential election. “I stay away from whatever decision people want to make between Clinton and Trump,” she said. “They both have their issues. I wish personally
With Election Day just two weeks away and early voting already underway in Northeast Florida, host Melissa Ross was joined by 5th Congressional District candidate Republican Glo Smith. We also heard from Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church pastor Kyle Reese and Baptist Behavioral Health administrator Dr. Ellen Williams about the upcoming Faith and Mental Health Conference. Ross spoke to Squirrel Nut Zippers band leader Jimbo Mathis on the band’s Tuesday night concert at the Ritz Theatre, and students from the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, along with director David Loudermilk, talked about their upcoming production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Parade.”