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First Coast Connect: Florida Times-Union Columnist Mark Woods On The Forrest High Debate

Florida Times-Union

In his last two Sunday columns  Florida Times-Union columnist Mark Woods has written about the debate over changing the name of the Jacksonville's Nathan B. Forrest High School.

It's a conversation that's been going on in the city for over 50 years, with both sides defending their positions today as fervently as when it began.

WJCT's Melissa Ross and Woods spoke about his column, the renewed debate, and took calls from listeners Monday morning on First Coast Connect.

You can read more from Mark Woods at

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.