Media Roundtable; 904 Day
Today’s Media Roundtable discussed some of the top stories in the First Coast, including:
Four children have died of COVID-19 at Jacksonville's Wolfson Children’s Hospital since June
Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ executive order attempting to ban mask mandates in public schools overstepped the governor’s constitutional authority and does not actually prevent districts from requiring masks
Parents of students in Duval County are suing the School Board to prevent the district’s mask mandate from taking effect on Tuesday.
Despite Judge Cooper's ruling, Florida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran is threatening to withhold salaries of DCPS board members over the district's mask mandate.
Mill Creek Academy might be the first St. Johns County school to close due to COVID-19 cases.
Emergency legislation was introduced to rename the City Council’s chambers after City Councilman Tommy Hazouri, who is on hospice care.
The Jaguars finalized their roster, with vaccination status potentially playing a part in decisions
A sports column from New Orleans caused controversy as the Saints open their season in Jacksonville.
Writer Shelton Hull;
Writer Nikesha Williams;
Saturday, September 4, is the first ever 904 Day, kicking off this year to promote and celebrate all things local in the 904! To mark the occasion, we highlighted local food and beverage companies supporting Purpose Built Communities.