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This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in northwest St. Johns County's Shearwater community is up for grabs for $625,000. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today.
May 15, 2024

$400k a ‘low budget’ in Northeast Florida housing hot spots

Families are getting priced out of high demand and higher-priced real estate hot spots in Duval County and St. Johns…

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Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol works with the Army Corps of Engineers and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to protect sea turtles during beach renourishment. l Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
May 3, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Does beach renourishment disturb sea turtles?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders if sea turtles are at risk when beaches are renourished during nesting season.…

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Atlantic Beach city commissioners approved a resolution Monday urging Duval County Schools to keep Atlantic Beach Elementary School open. | News 4 Jax
April 9, 2024

Leaders fight possible closure of Atlantic Beach Elementary

Duval County Public Schools is considering a recommendation to close 37 schools across the county.…

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Early voting starts this week across Northeast Florida ahead of the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary.
March 7, 2024

Where to vote early in the presidential primary

The early voting period for the Presidential Preference Primary in Florida begins this week across Northeast Florida.…

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Neptune Beach will add speed cameras to school zones. | News4Jax
March 5, 2024

Neptune Beach cameras will catch speeders in school zones

The city has decided to install automatic cameras in school zones. Speeders will receive $100 tickets in the mail.…

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Gustavo Guzman received the Duval County Teacher of the Year Award on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024. | Jacksonville Public Education Fund.
January 22, 2024

Duval Teacher of the Year drives students to grow

Biology teacher Gustavo Guzman, the first college graduate in his family, was selected as the winner among 180 top educators.…

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New voter information cards are being sent to registered voters across Duval County. l Jessica Palombo, Jacksonville Today
January 3, 2024

New voter cards may change where you vote in Duval

The Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office is sending out new voter information cards that will show any changes in…

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October 17, 2023

More Jacksonville tenants are signing out-of-reach leases, case workers say

Local rental-aid and social service  organizations are seeing worrying trends as the number of eviction notices climbs in the Duval…

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The beaches in Duval County draw thousands of tourists every year. l Ryan Ketterman
August 24, 2023

Tourism down locally after two exceptional years

The number of tourists visiting Duval County fell nearly 10% in the second quarter this year, but the news might…

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The Duval County Supervisor of Elections office. l Ray Hollister, WJCT News 89.9
August 22, 2023

Duval elections office pushes for poll workers in 2024

The campaign will use the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, the Icemen and the Sharks social media accounts to draw people’s attention.…

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Dr. Peter Ghali conducted a Jacksonville study that looked at the impact of targeted colon cancer screenings in Jacksonville. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
November 10, 2022

Duval’s colon cancer rate is higher than Florida’s. A local doctor studied whether personal phone calls about screening could help. 

When Black Panther: Wakanda Forever debuts this week it will serve as a cinematic eulogy to Chadwick Boseman. The actor…

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Duval County sheriff candidates T.K. Waters, right, and Lakesha Burton, left, participated last month in a debate hosted by Jacksonville Today. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
October 23, 2022

OPINION | Molly against the machine

Dozens of endorsements are flying, and most of them are of the “Well, it would be news if they didn’t…

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A Jacksonville Today analysis of voter data shows the percentage of each ZIP code's voters who need to update their ID info.
July 20, 2022

1-in-3 Duval mail-ballot voters are ineligible to vote unless they update their IDs. See where they live

With less than five weeks remaining until the August primaries, a third of the 97,999 Duval voters who requested vote-by-mail…

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November 21, 2021

OPINION | Ron DeSantis doesn’t get Duval. Does he care?

In 2018, Gov. Ron DeSantis didn’t win Duval County in the general election race against Andrew Gillum. It was a…