On Friday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our Media Roundtable examined some of the major stories impacting Northeast Florida this week, including:
- The City of Jacksonville is in talks to possibly move forward with Phase Two of reopening the city.
- Unemployment claims are continuing to rise in Florida.
- JEA’s Herschel Vinyard has been put on paid administrator leave and other former executives have been called in to help.
- Weather forecasters are predicting the first tropical storm of the season will develop this weekend.
Our guests were:
The FSCJ Artist Series has announced new dates for its Broadway series shows, including for the performances cancelled due to the pandemic. We talked with spokeswoman Mariesa Garrett to get more information.
The Front Steps Project
Local professional photographer Renee Parenteau joined us to talk about how her front porch family and small business owners photos are helping others during this pandemic.
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