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The beach water advisory issued Tuesday for a small section of Jekyll Island has been lifted.

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Jacksonville Mike Williams announced in 2016 most officers were on board with wearing body cameras and the department would be rolling them out after a pilot program.

bridge in the park overgrown with plants
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Famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted said every city should have a large park for "unbending of the faculties." 

Exterior of Jacksonville City Hall.
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Terrance Freeman and Ju’Coby Pittman are set to be sworn in at Jacksonville City Hall Thursday afternoon after being appointed to temporarily replace two suspended council members under federal indictment.

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Some young professionals said they’re leaving the Jacksonville Beach area because while they can afford rent, buying isn’t a feasible option. Oliver Shahbazian said that’s the case for him.

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The Florida Bar has put together a judicial candidate guide just in time for the August 28 elections.

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The St. Johns Riverkeeper will hold its fourth and final town hall meeting Tuesday night in an effort to raise awareness of the river’s rising waters.

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The White House on Tuesday backed Florida’s effort to secure federal funding for a reservoir intended to move water away from Lake Okeechobee and reduce discharges that residents blame for repeated toxic algae outbreaks spreading on both coasts.

Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

Catalyst Development Partners announced that it will name its Home Street multifamily project the SoBa Apartments.

Wednesday’s First Coast Connect featured guest host Charlene Shirk.

We discussed the latest news regarding using civil citations instead of arresting children in Jacksonville with Juvenile Director of the 4th Judicial District State Attorney’s Office Laura Lambert and Youth Crisis Center President and CEO Kim Sirdevan (01:01).    

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Plans for the old Neptune Beach Kmart shopping center have taken a new turn.

Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

David Hicks, who quietly became deeply involved in Jacksonville’s business and civic life and founded startups that evolved into major corporations, died Monday night in Colorado.

A recently completed Jacksonville Task Force report finds the city’s government needs to be more transparent to better serve community needs.

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Starting this season, all tickets to Jaguars home games will be delivered via mobile devices.

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Glynn County health officials are warning beach goers on Jekyll Island not to go in the water in the Middle Beach area at the convention center.

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