Brenda Priestly Jackson, an attorney and a former Duval County School Board member, is vowing to continue her fight against City Councilman Terrance Freeman's appointment by Governor Rick Scott, despite a judge dismissing her lawsuit.
On Friday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) opened its Rebuild Florida Center in Jacksonville, offering aid to families who still need help repairing or rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Irma.
Thursday on First Coast Connect we spoke former Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett who is the author of The Next American City. He discussed the growth his city has experienced in recent years and how mid-sized cities like Jacksonville can do the same (01:14).
The Double-A Jumbo Shrimp baseball team has approved a long-term lease extension with the city that is expected to keep the team at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville through at least the 2033 season.