Friday on the First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Media Roundtable, our panel of journalists looked at some of the biggest stories of the week including:
- Mayor Lenny Curry weighing in on the push by Duval County Public Schools for a half-cent sales tax for to repair and replace aging schools.
- JEA saying it may have to eliminate the jobs of more than 500 employees.
- The Pride Prom being canceled at the Willowbranch location of the Jacksonville Public Library.
Our Panelists were:
- AG Gancarski of Florida Politics
- Emily Bloch of The Florida Times-Union
- WJCT contributor Charles Griggs
- Tim Gibbons of the Jacksonville Buisness Journal
Arts advocate Robert Arleigh White, also known as Bob White, will be giving some new RAW Talks this weekend. RAW Talks is “the family show that isn't quite family friendly - that is to say Adults Only),” according to White. The event will take place July 28-29 from 8-10pm. You can buy tickets for this event here.
Avery Latta-Raines can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, 904-358-6317.