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Clifford Williams says he relied on his faith during more than four decades behind bars, including five years on Florida’s Death Row.

Photo of the CarePredict Tempo Series 3 wearable

Wearable healthcare devices are on the rise. According to the Pew Research Center, one in five Americans use a smart watch or fitness tracker and the innovations don’t stop there.

Pictured: three greyhounds
Brynn Anderson / Associated Press

January is National Blood Donor Month and that has some veterinarians in Florida asking pet owners to consider that a number of patients in need of blood are of the four-legged variety.

Image of manatees swimming

Manatee-lovers can now watch the Florida marine mammals at any time thanks to two new webcams.

Team Owner Ken Babby at Podium with Mayor Lenny Curry and others in team clubhouse
Sky Lebron / WJCT News

When Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Owner and CEO Ken Babby took the podium Wednesday morning to make a franchise announcement, he made one thing immediately clear.


Thursday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we started with the latest on the Jacksonville City Council's investigation into JEA.

J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / Associated Press

Opening arguments are being made Wednesday in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Jacksonville Daily Record

VyStar Credit Union expects to install signs on its 100 W. Bay St. building Downtown during March and start moving employees into the seven-story structure.

TIAA Bank Field
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

A proposal is once again in play to eliminate an untouched pool of state money set aside in 2014 to help build and renovate professional sports stadiums, including Jacksonville’s TIAA Bank Field.

Rocks along the coast of St. Augustine Beach
John Raoux / Associated Press

A bill sponsored by state Rep. Cyndi Stevenson (R-St. Augustine) that would establish a statewide Office of Resiliency along with a statewide Sea Level Rise Task Force unanimously passed a House Subcommittee Tuesday afternoon.

JEA's downtown headquarters building is pictured behind Jacksonville's City Hall.
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville City Council President Scott Wilson has created a special three-person committee to investigate every aspect of the now cancelled sale of JEA.

Pictured: Authorities search a landfill in Folkston, Ga.

FBI agents searched a Georgia landfill Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of a 65-year-old Clay County woman who has been missing since October.

Kanine Social Expanding To Add Boarding, Veterinary Services

Jan 21, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record

With the addition of boarding and veterinary services to the Kanine Social dog bar, owners Dustin Fries and Daniel Moffatt say their facility is a “one-stop shop” that they believe is the only one of its kind in the country.


The U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is underway.

Pictured: Native Sun Kitchen & Market shelves
Native Sun Kitchen & Market's Facebook page

The supermarket landscape at the Beaches is changing with word that Native Sun will be reopening its former Jacksonville Beach location, while Lucky’s Market is giving up on its Neptune Beach store.