JEA says disconnections will start Friday, July 10, for potentially thousands of customers who have fallen significantly behind in their payments and have not contacted the utility to work out a payment plan.
Florida will remain under a state of emergency because of COVID-19 for at least two more months, including during the part of the Republican National Convention that will be in Jacksonville in late August.
City Council President Tommy Hazouri said Tuesday it concerns him greatly that Mayor Lenny Curry’s administration may come to the City Council with a “hurry up offense” for part of the Republican National Convention being held in Jacksonville.
State Attorney Melissa Nelson’s office released its report and officer-worn body camera video of the officer-involved fatal shooting of Jamee Johnson Monday afternoon, finding the shooting was justified.
Outside the Duval County Courthouse, more than 100 unmasked protesters joined Florida House Rep. Anthony Sabatini as he announced a lawsuit against the city of Jacksonville to remove its current countywide mask ordinance.
The Jacksonville Public Library system announced Monday in a tweet that the Charles Webb Wesconnett Regional Library on the Westside has been closed for a deep cleaning after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
People facing eviction can’t be tossed out of their homes until August 1 thanks to a statewide moratorium on evictions. But JEA customers who are behind on their bills could see their electricity and water turned-off starting Thursday, July 9.