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.
Combinations of stress factors are stopping coral from growing in the Florida Keys according to the finding of new research led by University of North Florida Biology Professor Cliff Ross. It’s a clue into what is wiping out coral colonies worldwide.
First thing’s first: coral may look like rocks, but coral are animals.
Ross explains, “They’re closely related to jellyfish. If you take a bunch of jellyfish and shrink them and stick them together, that’s a coral.”
For more than 20 years, the state of Florida and lawyers representing prisoners wrangled over inmates’ health care, resulting in nearly a decade of federal-court oversight of health services in the Department of Corrections.
In WJCT’s StoryCorps OutLoud series, we’re hearing from Jacksonville residents who are part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Each week, WJCT’s Lindsey Kilbride shares a conversation recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project.
Sarah asks, “I have a scanner and a Windows computer. Can I fax documents through my computer without a telephone land line?”That’s a terrific question, Sarah! We can’t tell you much it bothers us when companies or government agencies require you to fa…
Dave Hoce has been golf pro for only 10 years, unusual for someone in his 60s. Originally from Ohio, he became a railroad engineer. He worked in that career for 25 years, based in Wyoming. During much of that time, he dreamed about golf, which he’d played when he was young.