First Coast

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

Carlos Bouvier / WJCT

The Jacksonville Home and Patio Show is underway this weekend at the Prime Osborn Convention Center downtown.

Ray Hollister / WJCT News

Jacksonville City Council President Anna Lopez Brosche wants to create a government-transparency task force. Brosche said despite the timing — with a contentious possible JEA sale on the table — she’s been wanting to establish something like this for months.

Get Ready For Big Surf, Rip Currents And Possible Beach Erosion This Weekend

Mar 2, 2018
Bruce Lipsky / The Florida Times-Union

The giant winter storm that’s battered the Northeast will take an unusual southerly track into the open Atlantic Ocean, setting up Florida for several days of big surf, nasty rip currents and coastal erosion.

Modern Cities

Legacy Ale Works has signed a lease to open a production and taproom facility at the Shoppes of Durbin Creek Plaza, located at the corner of Old St Augustine Road and Philips Highway.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

A beautiful Friday morning greeted the opening of the annual World of Nations celebration in downtown Jacksonville.

Apartment Projects On Edge Of San Marco Nearing Construction Launch

Mar 1, 2018
San Marco Promenade
Rendering via The Daily Record

Chance Partners LLC is close to launching construction on the first of two apartment communities that could total more than 600 units — and an investment topping $100 million — on the edge of San Marco.

Joslyn Simmons / WJCT News

Half of the Jacksonville Beach Pier reopened Thursday morning following repairs to damage caused by hurricanes Matthew in 2016 and Irma last year.

Richard Datchler / Flickr

Some LGBTQ advocates are looking for a stronger relationship with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, after they said police misidentified a transgender shooting victim as a man in February.  

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will soon feel just a bit like Jurassic Park, but without the danger.

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Addiction specialists and law enforcement officials are pleading with Florida House members to keep funding for an injectable opioid-addiction treatment.

The House’s proposed budget zeroes out funding for Vivitrol, a drug that blocks opioid receptors in the brain for 30 days.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Florida Governor Rick Scott stopped in Jacksonville Wednesday  — part of his touring the state this week to tout his $500 million proposal to make schools safer. This comes two weeks after the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people.

Colorado Firm Pays $11 Million for Ramona Flea Market

Feb 28, 2018
The Daily Record

The $11.25 million sale of the Ramona Flea Market on Jacksonville's Westside near I-10 and I-295 has been recorded with the Duval County Clerk of Courts.

Northeast Florida Highways Are Seeing Fewer Crashes

Feb 28, 2018
JamieS93 / Wikimedia Commons

Crashes on interstates Northeast Florida saw a sharp reduction from 2016 to 2017, the Florida Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.

Joslyn Simmons / WJCT News

A bill to keep the clock from moving back in Florida is up for consideration in the state Senate after being passed on February 14 in the House.   

Ryan Ketterman / For Visit Jacksonville

Environmental groups and local governments are sounding the alarm about Florida legislative proposals that would change how new development is planned.

The most wide-ranging measure is heading to the House floor.