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May 16, 2023

Duval Schools needs a short-term superintendent by June 6

The school district needs to have an interim superintendent in place before its next monthly meeting under state law.…

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May 16, 2023

Brentwood residents find new allies in fight against proposed liquor store

City Council member Al Ferraro said he will file legislation to buy the liquor store property so the business never…

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May 16, 2023

National Hurricane Center issues first 7-Day Tropical Weather Outlook

The seven-day outlook — one of several changes this year — is designed to provide people more time to prepare…

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May 16, 2023

Bass Pro Shops considers site near Buc-ee’s in St. Johns County

The outdoor gear and apparel retailer announced in 2012 that it would open in St. Johns County, but it has…

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May 16, 2023

Jacksonville moves up eight spots on Best Places to Live list

U.S. News and World Report ranked Jacksonville the 16th best place to live in the U.S. Sarasota was tops in…

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May 15, 2023

VyStar adding farmers market canopy Downtown

The Jacksonville-based credit union has been focusing on amenities in the breezeway between its main buildings and parking garage.…

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May 15, 2023

Arlington’s renovated silent-film studio plans sneak preview

The Norman Studios Silent Film Museum — Florida’s only intact silent-film studio complex — will have free public tours Saturday.…

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May 15, 2023

Ground broken for larger Duval Medical Examiner’s Office

The current facility can handle a maximum of 45 bodies but has been at capacity several times in recent months,…

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May 15, 2023

Development could transform five blocks in Downtown Jacksonville

Property has been assembled over several months that is envisioned for possible apartments, retail uses, event space and parking.…

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May 15, 2023

Jacksonville police officer accused of DUI with child in car

Edith Adriana Jaworski, a 17-year Sheriff’s Office veteran, was charged after a car crash Saturday.…

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May 15, 2023

Confederate monument pedestal removed from James Weldon Johnson Park

The obelisk was the last remaining piece of a 125-year-old Confederate monument in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville.…

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May 12, 2023

Looking for a place to retire? Forbes likes Jax.

Jacksonville was the only city in Florida to make Forbes’ list of the best places to retire.…

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May 12, 2023

Mother of Tristyn Bailey’s killer gets 30 days in jail

Crystal Smith, the mother of Aiden Fucci, was charged with tampering with evidence after a video showed her washing blood…

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May 12, 2023

#AskJAXTDY | What’s up with road issues near Town Center, The Avenues?

What’s being done about road issues near Jax malls? Projects begin this summer and fall near The Avenues, Town Center.…

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May 12, 2023

Have your say on developing Clay County

The county has scheduled community meetings in May and June to get residents’ ideas for a strategic plan.…

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May 12, 2023

Students polled about dress code in St. Johns County schools

Students at five schools iare receiving questionnaires as part of a yearslong probe into how the school district imposed its…

Featured image for “Jaguars talk with UNF and Florida Gators about moving games”
May 12, 2023

Jaguars talk with UNF and Florida Gators about moving games

Both schools confirmed they have had initial discussions about hosting Jacksonville Jaguars games while TIAA Bank Field is renovated.…

Featured image for “Donna Deegan: Fix the lack of transparency at City Hall”
May 12, 2023

Donna Deegan: Fix the lack of transparency at City Hall

The candidate for Jacksonville mayor lists infrastructure, private development, small businesses and diverse city boards as other priorities.…

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A proposed liquor store at the corner of Golfair Boulevard and Davis Street is less than 200 feet away from KIPP Voice Academy. When a zoning execption for the store was approved in 2020 the school had yet to be built. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 11, 2023

Brentwood residents oppose liquor store opening across from school

A liquor store that’s set to open across from the KIPP VOICE Academy has residents in Brentwood up in arms.…

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May 11, 2023

Construction nearing for First Coast Expressway bridge

The bridge over the St. Johns River will link Clay and St. Johns counties, just north of the existing Shands…

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May 11, 2023

Third annual Riverside Avondale garden tour is Saturday

The third annual Riverside Avondale Preservation Garden Tour will access several gardens for a look at different styles, with live…

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May 11, 2023

USS Orleck will reopen to public on Memorial Day weekend

The historic U.S. Navy destroyer will reopen at its new home on what is being called The Navy Pier.…

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May 10, 2023

Jaguars may leave TIAA Bank Field for two years

Mayor Lenny Curry said stadium renovations might force the Jags to play elsewhere. Separately, the team announced it will play…

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May 10, 2023

UF Health Jacksonville picks Connecticut leader as CEO

Patrick Green has served as executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health, Connecticut’s largest health care system.…