First Coast

News impacting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns and Clay counties.

JEA power plant

TALLAHASSEE — Florida Power & Light on Monday asked state regulators to give approval by Dec. 1 of a plan to shut down a jointly owned coal-fired power plant in Jacksonville.

JSO Warns Of Latest Scam 'Bank Jugging'

May 22, 2017
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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens about a scam targeting bank customers.

VIDEO: Explore NE Florida's Huguenot Memorial Park

May 22, 2017

WJCT presents a collaboration between the University of North Florida's Environmental Center and Public Trust Law on 19 short videos showcasing the city, state and national parks of the First Coast, produced by Sean Lahav, a project leader in the environmental leadership program.

Scott Bauer / USDA

Tick-borne Lyme disease, which can cause life-threatening illness, remains a concern in Florida.

Jacksonville Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Committee is urging area residents to be mindful when driving as Jacksonville is one of the nation’s largest cities with the highest number of pedestrian deaths.