First Coast

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

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.

Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

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

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.

Business Brief: Entertainment Boom A Sign Of A Healthy Jacksonville Economy

Sep 14, 2018
Cathey standing in front of "Smash" sign.
Karen Mathis / Jacksonville Daily Record

Northeast Florida is seeing a boom in new entertainment venues.

As Jacksonville Daily Record editor Karen Mathis tells WJCT’s Jessica Palombo, that’s a sign of a healthy economy.

Georgia Guercio / Wikimedia Commons

Clay County is making it easier for people to pay fines and court costs.

Soderberg and Waltz campaign photos

The candidates running for Northeast Florida’s 6th Congressional District have agreed to two debates before the November 6th general election.

Skyline photo: RYAN KETTERMAN / VISIT JACKSONVILLE, 5G graphic: Nicosariego / Wikimedia Commons

This week AT&T announced Jacksonville will be one of five additional cities in the U.S. to get its next-generation 5G before the end of the year.

Via News Service of Florida

A former Florida State University student convicted of fatally shooting another student in 2011 during a fraternity party is taking an appeal to the state Supreme Court.

Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union

The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center will soon be taking in patients but first the outpatient facility will be hosting an open house in San Marco.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville is the site of the city’s first Hispanic Heritage Celebration this weekend.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is partnering with the Sulzbacher Center to help homeless women dress for success.

Lindsey Kilbride

Maybe it’s the abundance of coffee shops or variety of restaurants and bars, but a growing number of millennial-aged young adults are choosing to live in Jacksonville’s Riverside area.

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