Ashley Harding - News4Jax
Ashley Harding joined the Channel 4 news team in March 2013. She anchors the weekend edition of The Morning Show and reports three days a week. A Florida native, Ashley was born and raised in Orlando. In 2010, she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Legal Studies. During her time at UCF, she interned at WKMG and WFTV. Also an advocate for children, Ashley spent several months interning with the 19th Circuit Juvenile Justice Center. Just one month after graduation, she moved to Lincoln, Nebraska. For two years, she was a general assignment reporter for the ABC affiliate, KLKN-TV. She reported extensively on the 2011 Missouri river flooding, tornado damage, Husker football and numerous hours in the courthouse covering trials.
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Lori Boyer, CEO of Jacksonville's Downtown Investment Authority, speaks to City Council during a special meeting about the potential city investment in the redevelopment of the Laura Street Trio. | Screenshot from city of Jacksonville website
May 9, 2024

DIA expected to extend CEO’s contract next week

Lori Boyer has been CEO of the Downtown Investment Authority since 2019. Her contract is scheduled to end in June.…

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Alligators begin to get more active in April. | Gerald Herbert, AP
April 1, 2024

Watch out: Gator mating season is approaching

Alligator “courtship” begins in early April, followed by mating season in May or June. Gators can become more aggressive at…

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Construction of the Jacksonville Armada stadium is scheduled to start July 31. | News4Jax
February 28, 2024

Construction pushed back for Armada soccer stadium

Construction will now start July 31 near EverBank Stadium. The Armada stadium is supposed be finished by March 1, 2026.…

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The iconic carousel at Davenport Park in St. Augustine. | News4Jax
January 19, 2024

The St. Augustine carousel may come around again

A private citizen is scheduled Monday to present a plan to build another carousel at Davenport Park.…

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The Ride for Life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. | News4Jax
September 29, 2023

Amid surge in violence, MAD DADS prepares to ‘Ride for Life’

The group’s 16th annual Motorcycle Ride for Life will cover 13 miles from Baymeadows Road to Edgewood Avenue South.…

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The price for garbage collection is rising in Clay County. | News4Jax
August 23, 2023

Clay County residents will pay more for garbage pickup

The increase comes to about $1.75 a week, or $91 per year. Some residents say they can’t afford it during…

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July 28, 2023

Updates coming on First Coast Commuter Rail

JTA is proposing a commuter rail line that will make it easier to travel between St. Augustine and Downtown Jacksonville.…

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July 14, 2023

Miller Electric breaks ground on electric vehicle center

City and company officials want to build Jacksonville into a hub of innovation and technology.…

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July 12, 2023

Duval could have new schools superintendent by Jan. 1

A tentative timeline shows public surveys and community forums from now through September.…

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June 2, 2023

Hundreds pack the river on Boater Skip Day

The annual tradition in Clay County has grown into one of Northeast Florida’s biggest parties.…

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February 23, 2023

Jury declines death sentence in killing at veterinary clinic

A Clay County jury declined to recommend the death penalty for Michael Renard Jackson, who raped, stabbed and strangled Andrea…

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February 8, 2023

Supreme Court ruling could be final blow for Spaceport Camden

The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld election results from last year in which voters overwhelmingly rejected the project.…

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November 18, 2022

Florida Coastal law students will have debts canceled

Former students of the now-shuttered Florida Coastal School of Law will soon have their debts canceled. This was made possible…