First Coast

News affecting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns or Clay counties.

The Jaxson via Prime Realty

Jacksonville Beach could get a medical marijuana dispensary as early as this summer, after the city considered banning providers from setting up shop.  Two cannabis industry giants are eyeing properties within blocks of each other.  

Visit Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will give one altruistic fan the opportunity to throw a ceremonial first pitch.


"Credible allegations" of sexual abuse of a minor were made against Father William Malone, who served at a Jacksonville Catholic church, according to a release Thursday from the Diocese of St. Augustine.

Fernandina Beach Closes 12 Beachfront Walkovers Following Study

Mar 22, 2019
Mary Hamburg/City of Fernandina Beach / Via Florida Times-Union

A Nassau County community known for its miles of Atlantic Beach oceanfront has a new problem with some old boardwalks that connect South Fletcher Avenue to the sandy shoreline.

Jacksonville Daily Record

With Regency Square Mall in litigation and losing tenants, a Jacksonville real estate company has signed an exclusive leasing agreement to help fill space at the Arlington shopping center.

Jacksonville Landing Could Be Demolished By September

Mar 21, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Pending City Council approval Tuesday, The Jacksonville Landing could be demolished by September.

Nikeya Heath

A North Florida man who’s struggled with fibromyalgia for years became the state’s first patient to legally buy whole-flower cannabis for smoking Thursday, just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into a law a measure repealing a ban on smokable medical marijuana.

Abukar Adan / WJCT-News

Two North Florida Congressmen are spearheading a bipartisan proposal that would fund workforce training for returning veterans.


TakeEmDownEverywhere is an inclusive coalition of organizers committed to the removal of all symbols of white supremacy from the public landscape.


Motorists who use U.S. 301 west of Jacksonville at I-10 at night will be facing some detours starting Sunday.

Dallas-Based Firm Acquires Metro Square Office Park At Foreclosure Auction

Mar 21, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

A Dallas-based real estate firm that specializes in devalued properties acquired the seven-building Metro Square office park at Emerson Street and Philips Highway in a foreclosure sale, according to court records.


Florida State College at Jacksonville’s search for a new president is down to three finalists.

Jason Fischer / Florida House

With self-driving technology growing increasingly common, two state lawmakers want to revamp the rules of the road to prepare for autonomous cars.

Cora Crane standing outdoors. Portrait of Hurston.
Bill Bortzfield/WJCT News / Florida State Archives

March is Women’s History Month.

Jacksonville’s piece of that history includes two notable women who lived here at the turn of the last century — and who happen to have rhyming names.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Florida is second only to California when it comes to the number of solar industry jobs.