Lindsey Kilbride


Reporter Lindsey Kilbride joined WJCT News in 2015 after completing the radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

Lindsey also has a degree in multimedia journalism from the University of North Florida, and she's a former WJCT News intern.

When she's not drinking coffee on deadline, she can be found cuddling her cats. 

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Editor's Note: This story has been updated with a response from Mayor Lenny Curry's office. 

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry had lunch Thursday with City Council members who were touting the mayor’s support for their districts on the north and west sides of town.

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Mid-year academic data show Duval County first-graders are lagging behind last year’s class in reading, while students taking biology are doing better by 18 percentage points. 

Arlington Country Day School Closure: State Records Show Lax Recordkeeping

Jan 30, 2018
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The reason why a more than 60-year-old Jacksonville private school shut down over the weekend could be due, in part, to lax recordkeeping.

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With the sudden closure of private Arlington Country Day School Friday, some 300 to 400 students ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade are scrambling to find new schools.

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A historic Jacksonville baseball stadium in the Durkeeville neighborhood will be getting some big upgrades, thanks to half-a-million dollars of state money.

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Soon Duval County children living in an area historically lacking access to health care will have doctors’ offices on school grounds. Jacksonville’s first school-based health clinic had an open house Thursday.

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Jacksonville home owners who’ve had electrical work done or put on new roofs because of damage from Hurricane Irma could be eligible for a permit fee reimbursement. The city is offering refunds and the deadline to collect them is being pushed back.       

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Some Jacksonville City Council members are saying they won’t support legislation to allow RaceTrac and RaceWay gas stations to keep three large billboards that violate city law.

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The city needs to do something about an increase in litter. That was the consensus as several Jacksonville City Council members met Monday morning.

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Duval County poll respondents said good, effective teachers are important to them when sending their child off to a school and they feel teachers starting off are being paid nearly $10,000 too little.

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Some advocates are monitoring efforts before the Florida Legislature and in Jacksonville that could chip away at LGBT protections the city enacted last year.


The Duval County school district will be giving $3.8 million to the county’s charter schools by the end of this month, district staff told board members Tuesday.

Duval County Public Schools

An external operator could take over three low-performing public schools in Duval County in the fall, if they don’t make at least C grades this school year.


A Jacksonville high school for teens in addiction-recovery wants to be able to serve more students and provide additional programming. The nonprofit school is asking the state for $700,000.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry held a pep rally at City Hall Friday ahead of the Jaguars’ playoff game in Pittsburgh Sunday.