A coalition of voting-rights groups has unveiled six possible maps for the Florida Senate’s 40 districts, setting up a court battle that could boost Democrats’ hopes of retaking a toehold in state government now dominated by Republicans.The maps, relea…
State economists say as a whole in October, Florida experienced the highest one-month total for jobs added in 10 years.
The new jobs numbers released Friday show Jacksonville’s unemployment rate continuing its steady decline.
But there are some distinct differences between the statewide data and Jacksonville.
One of those differences is Jacksonville is actually adding jobs at a faster pace than the rest of the state. The First Coast’s unemployment rate is just under 5 percent while the statewide rate is just over 5 percent.
The Jacksonville City Council will begin considering a bill next Tuesday that could limit when and where food trucks can operate.Councilman Reggie Brown is introducing the bill, which if passed, would amend the city ordinance so that food trucks would …
We discuss the week’s top news stories with our roundtable of local journalists: Ron Littlepage, Florida-Times Union columnist; Fred Matthews, Examiner blogger; Matt Shaw, Folio Weekly editor; and Tim Gibbons, Jacksonville Business Journal editor.Topic…
Margie Seaman is from New York, and might have stayed there forever had not circumstances intervened.
“I grew up in an era where people didn’t move,” she said. “My mother played in a tennis game, with the same six women, for over 50 years. My parents lived in their house for 55 years, and I guess I thought that their house was like the one that I would live in for 55 years.”
In the aftermath of the terror attacks in Paris, U.S. officials at all levels of government are questioning the country’s system for accepting Syrian refugees.
Skeptics worry allowing a proposed 10,000 resettlements could put people at risk.
But descendants of older Syrian refugees in Jacksonville want to remind locals of their community’s existing presence.
A proposed $18.5 million community for the homeless being planned by the Sulzbacher Homeless Center will be the subject of a public discussion tonight.
The project is called Sulzbacher Village, and it’s supposed to house up to 340 people, the Times-Union reported in October.
On a sunny afternoon at the Florida State College at Jacksonville South Campus Nick Harding is sitting on a bench outside.
Harding is a student at FSCJ. It’s his first semester of college…and he’s also just filed candidacy to run for the Duval County School Board.
On Thursday morning Mayor Curry revealed his trip to London to watch the Jaguars play also doubled as a business deal.