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Pinellas County Public Schools

Duval Public Schools Superintendent Diana Greene said at Tuesday’s school board workshop, she’s willing to compromise with the showing of videos teaching students what to do if an active assailant were to come on campus, by not showing them to the youngest students.

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The city of St. Augustine has extended the deadline for people to take an online survey about what a major thoroughfare into the city, King Street, should look like.

Smokey and the Bandit edition Trans Am at a car show
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Locals who want a shot at the Hollywood spotlight can apply to be an extra in a major motion picture shoot coming up on Monday, Sept. 24, in St. Marys, Georgia.

Barrington Development

Renderings for a downtown Jacksonville resort at the site of the never-completed Berkman II have been released.

The Jacksonville Daily Record

SunTrust Bank customers have experienced a third day of difficulties accessing their accounts after a routine technical upgrade Sunday knocked out its digital banking platforms.

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

Tuesday on First Coast Connect featured guest host David Cawton, reporter for The Jacksonville Daily Record. Ahead of Wednesday’s Downtown Investment Authority meeting he spoke with DIA Executive Director Aundra Wallace and Visit Jacksonville President Michael Corrigan. The DIA will be evaluating three submitted proposals for a new convention center (01:28).    

Fred Cotten's BBQ Moving To Springfield's 4th & Main

Sep 18, 2018
The Jaxson

Located at 2623 North Main Street, the original Fred Cotten’s opened its doors in 1946, according to our partner, The Jaxson.

Airman 1st Class Hunter Brady, U.S. Airforce / Via Wikimedia Commons

About 50 low income parents trying to go to college and afford daycare at the same time will be getting some financial help.

With money streaming in from across the country, Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum raised more than $2.7 million during the first week in September in their clash to become Florida governor.

Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

Ashco Inc. intends to develop a retail building at 725 Skymarks Drive in River City Marketplace.

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The Duval County Health Department Monday issued a mosquito-borne illness alert for Duval County.

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

Monday on First Coast Connect guest host Charles Griggs spoke with State Senator Audrey Gibson about her bill to provide $10 million in support for the former employees impacted by the contamination at the Fairfax Street Wood Treaters facility. Closed in 2010, the bill claims workers were subjected to high levels of chromated copper arsenate without the benefit of training or protective gear (01:22).     

Following his success in the August primary, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum says he believes he’ll win Duval County in the general election.

Jacksonville CFO Mike Weinstein Is Retiring

Sep 17, 2018
MYFLORIDA.COM

Mike Weinstein, the city's chief financial officer, is retiring effective Nov. 9. His last day in his office at City Hall will be Sept. 28.

Ray Hollister / WJCT News

Story updated on 9/17 at 4:55 p.m. with comment from Hogan.


Duval County Supervisor of Elections Mike Hogan emailed City Council President Aaron Bowman Sunday evening saying his office will be opening additional early voting sites at the campuses of the University of North Florida and Edward Waters College this November.

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