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June 13, 2023

Historic Ford plant in Jacksonville cleared for demolition

The property along the riverfront in Downtown’s Talleyrand area is envisioned for industrial development.…

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June 13, 2023

International market will offer live seafood, groceries and food court

The RD International Market, the second in Florida, will open in a renovated Winn-Dixie on Beach Boulevard in the Hogan…

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June 13, 2023

Steve Wozniak and Mike Krzyzewski are among Florida Forum speakers

Apple Computers co-founder Steve Wozniak and former Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski are on the Florida Forum lineup for 2023-24.…

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June 13, 2023

JEA is replacing all 420,000 water meters

The utility has begun a four-year transition to new water meter technology that will make it easier to monitor how…

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Jacksonville Jaguars team President Mark Lamping outlines the team's plans to renovate TIAA Bank Field during a community meeting Monday, June 12, 2023. The Jaguars are proposing a $1.4 billion stadium renovation, with the price shared equally with the city of Jacksonville. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
June 12, 2023

Jaguars vow to protect Eastside in stadium renovation

The Jacksonville Jaguars are promising not to displace Eastside residents as the team embarks on a massive renovation of TIAA…

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June 12, 2023

Rents soar out of reach for typical Jacksonville families

A family needs almost $71,000 in annual income to afford the average rent in Jacksonville, new data shows.…

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June 12, 2023

City reviewing permit for Riverfront Plaza cafe space

The $3.5 million project is one piece of the city’s plan to transform the former Jacksonville Landing into a 7.5-acre…

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June 9, 2023

Orange Park softball coach pleads guilty to recording girl in shower

Andrew Lynn Overheul faces 15 to 60 years in prison for recording a 12-year-old player on his team, the U.S.…

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June 9, 2023

‘Affordable’ townhomes coming to St. Johns County

Lennar plans 80 single-family homes and 190 townhomes at Shearwater, a master-planned community. Fifty of the townhomes are classified as…

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An illustration shows the Jacksonville Jaguars' proposed "Stadium of the Future." | Jacksonville Jaguars
June 9, 2023

Jaguars plan community ‘huddles’ for Stadium of the Future project

A series of town hall meetings will begin Monday to gauge the public’s reaction to plans for TIAA Bank Field.…

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June 9, 2023

Mayor-elect pledges to ease permitting for developers

Mayor-elect Donna Deegan told a business group she wants to devote more employees to permitting and to fix infrastructure.…

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June 9, 2023

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office wants 80 more officers

Sheriff T.K. Waters has submitted a budget request of nearly $600 million, about $35 million more than last year.…

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June 9, 2023

JU law school gets multimillion-dollar gift honoring Randall C. Berg Jr.

Berg’s legacy helped fund legal services for the poor in Florida and beyond. The endowment was presented by his brother,…

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June 8, 2023

New Duval jail is priority for incoming City Council president

City Councilman Ron Salem said there’s been discussion of moving the jail to the Northside or Cecil Field.…

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Aaron Gibson-Evans, the Bicentennial Bell chairman, rings the bell for the first time on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, inside the Jacksonville Public Library. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
June 8, 2023

Jacksonville’s bicentennial celebrated with special bronze bell

A bronze bell to commemorate Jacksonville’s 200th birthday was unveiled at a historical society event at the city’s Main Library.…

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June 8, 2023

Jacksonville manufacturers pessimistic about economy

Businesses are showing a significant loss of confidence, according to the Local Economic Indicators Project at the University of North…

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June 7, 2023

Emmett Reed Community Center shut down for repairs

An electrical problem closed the center for two to four weeks, disrupting summer camp and an Juneteenth program.…

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June 7, 2023

Up to three luxury car dealerships planned at World Commerce Center

Fields Auto Group bought 15.5 acres at Interstate 95 and International Golf Parkway in St. Johns County.…

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June 7, 2023

Jacksonville Historical Society identifies city’s most endangered buildings

This year’s list includes architecturally significant commercial properties, churches, schools and homes.…

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June 7, 2023

Jacksonville Jaguars reveal ‘Stadium of the Future’

The team unveiled a stadium renovation intended to keep the Jaguars in Jacksonville for years to come. The cost was…

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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. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
June 6, 2023

Proposal for city to buy Brentwood liquor store is withdrawn

Legislation would have had the city buy the property using dollars earmarked for removing Confederate monuments.…

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Mayor-elect Donna Deegan. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
June 6, 2023

Mayor-elect Deegan announces teams to study Jacksonville issues

Jacksonville Mayor-elect Donna Deegan announced transition committees that will focus on seven topics ranging from infrastructure to arts.…

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June 6, 2023

Take a look inside the new Icemen Igloo sportsplex

The Jacksonville Icemen’s practice facility has been renovated with a sports bar, new locker rooms and a new Jacksonville Sports…

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June 6, 2023

Jacksonville’s bicentennial bell will debut Wednesday

The 225-pound bronze monument to the city’s 200th anniversary will be displayed at the Main Library.…