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

Owners Of Palm Valley Fish Camp Will Open St. Augustine Fish Camp

Nov 5, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Southern Table Hospitality, owners of North Beach, Palm Valley and Julington Creek Fish Camps, will add a fourth location in downtown St. Augustine by mid-January, according to WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.

Jacksonville Daily Record

The Jacksonville Landing is cleared for demolition.

School Board building exterior
Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

A proposal to let Duval County voters choose whether the school superintendent should be elected has moved a step closer to being considered by state lawmakers. Under the current system the superintendent is selected by the school board.

Florida Blue Will Start Offering Lyft Rides To Health-Care Services

Nov 4, 2019
LONESTARMIKE / WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Florida Blue announced that Affordable Care Act customers will have access to Lyft rides as part of the benefits package in individual health-insurance policies, beginning Feb. 1.

JENNIFER STATLICK

An effort to allow Floridians to add some personal sparkle to the Fourth of July and two other holidays makes its first appearance before a pair of legislative committees this week.

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A proposal is on the table to build Jacksonville’s tallest building.

THE CORDISH COMPANIES / VIA JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Downtown Investment Authority CEO Lori Boyer disagrees with some of the comments made over the weekend in London by Jaguars owner Shad Khan.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville residents are following a nationwide trend of staying in their homes longer.

Fireworks Measure Looks To Change Florida Rules

Nov 4, 2019

An effort to allow Floridians to add some personal sparkle to the Fourth of July and two other holidays makes its first appearance before a pair of legislative committees next week.

Sean O'Flaherty / Wikimedia Commons

Beach restoration work will close Mickler’s Beachfront Park and parking lot weekdays starting this Monday, November 4.

An artist's rendering of the new FIS headquarters on Riverside Avenue.
via the Jacksonville Daily Record

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. is building a new headquarters in Jacksonville, which is expected to bring 500 new jobs to the area over the next decade, and the company’s CEO wants to make it the greenest building in Florida.

HEATHER SCHATZ / WJCT NEWS

The benefits of human touch are well documented. But we find ourselves increasingly isolated.

Jumpin’ Jax House Of Food To Open In Former FSCJ 20West space Downtown

Nov 1, 2019
Jacksonville Business Journal

Jumpin’ Jax House of Food will add a third location by leasing the former 20West Cafe space in Downtown Jacksonville.

Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville / Via Florida Times-Union

A temporary store showcasing the works of local artists has popped-up at The Markets At Town Center just in time for the holidays.

Flooding on Ken Knight Drive during Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Cherisse Lamb

A group of scientists and academics from local universities and colleges have signed onto a letter asking Mayor Lenny Curry and the City Council to develop a plan for reducing fossil fuel emissions in Jacksonville and to start preparing the city for the impacts of climate change.

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