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Henry Aaron Field at J.P. Small Ballpark is undergoing a $9.6 million renovation. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 10, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | What is going on at J.P. Small Park?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders why he sees dirt piles and construction equipment at J.P. Small Park.…

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Children in the Durkeeville neighborhood wade into the waters at the Emmett Reed Swimming Pool on Friday, July 14, 2023.
May 9, 2024

Public pools in Duval, Clay, St. Johns set to open Memorial Day weekend

The unofficial start to summer will jump off with a splash as community pools in Jacksonville, Green Cove Springs and…

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Zay Tucker is a lifeguard at the Emmett Reed Community Pool in Brentwood. He stopped for a photo minutes before the pool opened for the summer in July 2023. Tucker has served as a lifeguard for five years. "I know a lot of people. I like seeing people I know and friends that live over here. It's cool," Tucker said. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
February 27, 2024

Jacksonville works to open more swimming pools this year

Many Jacksonville pools did not open last summer due to a lack of lifeguards. The city is raising pay this…

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MaliVai Washington, right, has developed the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation from a tennis-only after-school program that served 25 students to a life and technical skills program that serves more than 200 students from Durkeeville, Grand Park and Moncrief. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
April 17, 2023

Q&A | MaliVai Washington encourages students to ‘take advantage of your advantage’

The largest real estate professional group in the country is recognizing former tennis star MaliVai Washington for his commitment to…

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Families of Slain Children is a Durkeeville-based non-profit that focuses on the emotional and physical health of families impacted by homicide. Every Monday it provides food to people in Durkeeville, Grand Park and the surrounding areas. Families of Slain Children is one of more than 100 food pantries affiliated with Feeding Northeast Florida. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
December 20, 2022

Families of Slain Children provides toys, food, comfort for Durkeeville residents ahead of holidays

Beverly McClain’s idea of being a good neighbor is loving people where they are. Her official title is CEO of…

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November 2, 2021

THE JAXSON | Can townhomes plug Jax housing’s ‘missing middle’?

Two new projects in LaVilla and San Marco are creating something in short supply in Jacksonville: urban townhomes. Can they…