First Coast Week in Review; JME's Songwriting School
As the week comes to a close on the First Coast, we delved into the most impactful news stories unfolding within our community.
Among the topics discussed:
- The Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that Marsy’s Law cannot be invoked to shield the identities of law enforcement officers involved in incidents of deadly force.
- The Sarasota Police Department has initiated an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against Christian Ziegler, the chair of the Florida Republican Party.
- The Jacksonville City Council voted to buy a planned liquor store site after the Brentwood community complained about its proximity to homes and a school.
- Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters disclosed a series of charges Tuesday against 44-year-old alleged drug dealer Robert Graham.
- A judge rejected a request to dismiss misconduct charges against a former Glynn County district attorney. The attorney, Jackie Johnson, is accused of obstructing the investigation into the death of Ahmaud Arbery in 2020.
- Hetal Bhatt, former BBC journalist and producer at two local news stations.
- Randy DeFoor, attorney and former Jacksonville City Council member.
- Renata Di Gregorio, reporter at First Coast News.
- Andrew Pantazi, investigative reporter and founder of The Tributary.
JME Songwriting School
Hurley Winkler, contributor with the Jacksonville Music Experience, recently sat down with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ricklous to talk about his new single, which was released today.
The interview can be found on the JME page here.