4/13/2018: Media Roundtable; Cottages And Courtyards Tour
Friday on First Coast Connect our weekly Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union reporter David Bauerlein, WJCT contributor Fred Matthews, Daily Record reporter David Cawton and WJCT reporter Ryan Benk (01:03).
We spoke with Jennifer Harrison with the Amelia Island Museum of History about the upcoming Cottages and Courtyards tour. (46:00).
Our panel discussed:
- Governor Rick Scott officially entering the U.S. Senate race against incumbent Bill Nelson.
- Duval Health Department Director Kelly Wells being demoted and transferred after a nepotism investigation.
- The Downtown Investment Authority approving The District project on the Southbank which now heads to the City Council.
- Retiring UNF President and former Mayor John Delaney joining the “strategic alliance” formed by Rogers Towers and The Fiorentino Group which is representing Emera, the parent company of TECO which is said to be very interested in buying JEA is they get the chance.
Cottages And Courtyards Tour
The Cottages and Courtyards tour is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday. It features ten cottages on Amelia Island along with several courtyards that will open to the public. Some date as far back as the early 1900’s. Each is unique and reflects the different interests of their owners. It’s part of a fundraiser for the Amelia Island Museum of History.