First Coast

News affecting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns or Clay counties.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office honored the 61 local officers who have died in the line of duty since 1840 at a ceremony Thursday.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

About 20 Jacksonville students from Jean Ribault, Atlantic Coast, Mandarin, Sandalwood and Englewood high schools gathered in Ribault’s media center Wednesday to meet with state lawmakers about school safety.


Jacksonville is one of 37 cities across the county where Amazon will deliver packages to locked cars that are unattended via remote unlocking.

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John Grab, Manager of New Teacher Development at Teach For America (TFA) and Lynette Jean Alumna at TFA and Associate Director of Programs at Jacksonville Common Threads were on Wednesday’s First Coast Connect.

Duval County Public Schools

Duval County School Board member Scott Shine - who represents District 2, the Beaches area - sent out an emailed statement Wednesday explaining why he withdrew his candidacy for reelection.

JEA Sued Over How It Compensates Customers With Solar Panels

Apr 25, 2018
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Two groups are suing JEA over the utility’s Distributed Energy Policy that replaced a nearly decade-old net metering program in April.

Downtown Jacksonville Riverfront Reconstruction Cost Rises By $1 Million

Apr 25, 2018
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

The long-awaited demolition of the parking deck behind the old county courthouse and the reconstruction of Coastline Drive and Liberty Street could cost $1 million more and take months longer to finish than originally anticipated.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Republican Gubernatorial candidate and current Florida Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam said back wages that his family was ordered to pay to workers on his family citrus farm were the result of “clerical errors.”

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Tuesday night the Jacksonville City Council delayed voting on resolutions regarding whether to continue to investigate a proposed sale of JEA.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Edward Waters College is participating in a national pledge to provide debt-free schooling to 100 students.

The school announced Tuesday it is offering what’s called the College Promise, with the help of $356,000 in state funding.

But that appropriation will cover just one year of the program.

Top: Jaguars / Bottom: Bill Bortzfield/WJCT News

The Jaguars have big plans for what will soon be TIAA Bank Field, and the sports complex.  Also, the NFL Draft is this week.

Gilchrist County Sheriff: Fallen Deputies Were 'Fun-Loving, God-Fearing, Good Men'

Apr 24, 2018

Hundreds of law enforcement officers and civilians gathered Tuesday morning in Gilchrist County to remember the lives of two deputies gunned down last week in the line of duty.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Jacksonville sexual assault victims can soon go to a new location for forensic exams and other resources. It’s called the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam —  or “SAFE” center and Monday was its ribbon cutting.

Via the Daily Record

Target will be introducing its “reimagined” concept in Jacksonville at its Southside Boulevard store now that the city has approved the construction permit.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

With Northwest Jacksonville’s losing two grocery stores 10 miles apart, Feeding Northeast Florida is stepping in to help with what it considers a worsening food desert.