First Coast

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

Daily Record

Multifamily residential will be joining two single-family developments at the E-Town mixed-use project planned along Interstate 295 and Florida 9B in South Jacksonville.

2018 One Spark Attendance Smolders

Apr 10, 2018
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

The rebooted and relocated One Spark fell short of its scaled-back goal of drawing 30,000 to 40,000 people for the two-day festival over the weekend.

City of Jacksonville

Sheila E, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Big Bad VooDoo Daddy will be among the performers at the 2018 Jacksonville Jazz Festival.

Startup Craft Brewery Planned Jacksonville's Rail Yard District

Apr 10, 2018
Daily Record

Keen Brewing Co., a startup craft brewery, is in the works north of McCoys Creek in the Rail Yard District.

Oxfordian Kissuth / WJCT News

Smoking rates in Florida have dropped in general but in some communities, the drop is happening much more slowly than in the rest of the state.

Daily Record

Swimwear-maker and women’s fashion brand Venus Fashion Inc. will be basking in the sun.

sidewalk and building on Hogan Street
Modern Cities

A city proposal would put a protected bike lane along Hogan and Laura streets in downtown Jacksonville.

Kelsi Hasden with Modern Cities told WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo how that could spur development in that area. That’s this week’s Business Brief.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

A community to the Northwest of downtown Jacksonville is using public art to help rebrand itself and fight negative stereotypes.



JEA CEO Paul McElroy is stepping down amid growing debate over whether the city should privatize the municipal utility company. He didn’t cite the controversy as a reason for his resignation, though — instead, he cited wanting to spend more time with his family and the need for organizations to evolve over time.

A Look Inside's Amazon's New Jacksonville Fulfillment Center

Apr 6, 2018
Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union

The fast-paced operation on Jacksonville’s Northside uses 12 miles of conveyors and hundreds of robotic driving units while employing about 2,000 workers.

Via the Daily Record

Phoenix-based True Food Kitchen applied to the city for a $1.8 million interior and exterior conversion of the former Mitchell’s Fish Market at the St. Johns Town Center.


A $10.7 million construction project is scheduled to start April 20 on Cassat Avenue, according the Florida Department of Transportation.

Video: One Spark 2018 Gets Underway At New Home

Apr 6, 2018
Carlos Bouvier / WJCT News

One Spark 2018 kicked off Thursday and is underway through Saturday in a new location: Daily’s Place.


Public utility JEA is on the hook for hundreds of millions more than originally planned under a nuclear power contract, according to an annual financial disclosure CEO Paul McElroy presented to City Council on Thursday.

Colorado State Meteorologists Forecast Above-Average Hurricane Season

Apr 5, 2018

The initial Atlantic seasonal hurricane forecast released Thursday by Colorado State University calls for a slightly above average 2018 hurricane season, with 14 named storms and seven hurricanes, three of them major storms.