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

Via City of St. Augustine

St. Augustine city leaders are asking for the public’s help in figuring out what to do with the old Waterworks Building on San Marco Avenue.

The Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville At-Large Group 1 City Councilwoman Anna Lopez Brosche first floated the possibility that she might run for mayor several months ago during an appearance on First Coast Connect. She was City Council President at the time.

St. Louis skyline
W.G Dayton via Flickr

As we talk about redeveloping Jacksonville’s downtown, we can learn from the revitalization journey of another large city: St. Louis.

Jacob Board / Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida

Next month, a group of 11 black community leaders will embark on an inaugural yearlong course designed to help build out the local network of people of color in nonprofits. The Leadership Accelerator course is funded with a $63,000 grant from JP Morgan Chase’s Nonprofit Capacity Building Program.

Jacksonville Daily Record

SharedLabs Inc., which was code-named Project Wolfe as its incentives request headed toward City Council approval Tuesday night, will lease space on the fourth floor of the Dyal-Upchurch Building Downtown.

CIty of Jacksonville

Following the shootings of four transgender women in Jacksonville this year, LGBT advocates have criticized the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for identifying the victims as men and using their given names instead of chosen names. Three of the victims died.

Lucy McBath's Twitter page

Lucia "Lucy" McBath has won the Democratic nomination in the race for Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Duval County School Board — minus one member —  has been strategizing against an education amendment set to appear on Floridians’ ballots this November.

Art, Music, PE Spared From Duval Schools Budget Axe

Jul 25, 2018
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Duval County’s art, music and physical education teachers will be spared from budget cuts as students  prepare to head back to school next month.

Sam Bogle / WJCT News

As a pilot program to intervene in opioid overdoses in Jacksonville reports continued success, a plan to create a permanent epidemic panel and city treatment trust fund is taking sharper shape.

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Cox Enterprises, Inc. has announced it is exploring "strategic options" for its ownership or other interests in 14 TV stations, including WFOX-TV 30 and WJAX-TV 47 in Jacksonville, which broadcast the Fox and CBS networks. The stations also broadcast Action News Jacksonville.

St. Vincent's HealthCare

St. Vincent’s Clay County is planning a $23 million expansion.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s Office has released additional details for his plan to fly the five military branch flags in front of City Hall.

Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

The city approved the permit for The Haskell Co. to build the Jacksonville University Welcome Center at the institution’s Arlington campus.

Jacksonville Daily Record could be joined by a larger neighbor at Cecil Commerce Center — the proposed 1.5 million-square-foot warehouse code-named Project Jaguar.