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Jacksonville Daily Record

Rowe’s IGA Supermarkets might replace Publix at Gateway Town Center soon after it closes Dec. 28.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

JTA’s autonomous vehicle program for Jacksonville’s urban core is coming together, marking a new milestone on Thursday.

WJCT archives

In 1938 a live radio play directed and narrated by actor and filmmaker Orson Welles was so realistic that it scared some listeners into believing the world was being invaded by aliens from Mars.

Jacksonville Housing Authority Board Fires Its CEO

Oct 30, 2019
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville Housing Authority board voted Wednesday afternoon to terminate Fred McKinnies as the agency’s president and CEO,

Ian Sane / Wikimedia Commons

There are nearly three billion fewer birds in North America today as compared to 1970, according to Science News.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Waste Pro, the city of Jacksonville’s garbage vendor, is making some changes to its residential waste collection schedule, starting Monday, November 4.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

“We wanted to build something that’s an experience, not just another activity,” said Jax Rides co-owner Katie Derringer as she launches the fat-tire e-bike tour service in Jacksonville's urban core with her wife, Amy.

Boylan in his City Hall office
Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

A series of City Council workshops on the future of JEA are set to begin, with the first one on next Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m.

Airbnb sign
Raysonho / Wikimedia Commons

The St. Augustine City Commission is continuing its efforts to formulate a roadmap regulate Airbnbs and other short-term rental properties.

Gaffney outside City Hall
Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

A Jacksonville City Council member is trying to see what he can do to keep Publix from closing its store in the Northside’s Gateway Town Center shopping center.

File Photo / The Florida Times-Union

The grace period has ended in Atlantic and Neptune beaches. Police can now issue tickets for those who don’t pay to park in city spaces around the Beaches Town Center, which straddles the city line of the two beachfront communities.

Chef Kenny Gilbert's Facebook page

Chef Kenny Gilbert has closed his Gilbert’s Social restaurant at 4021 Southside Blvd.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Publix Super Markets Inc. plans to close its Gateway Town Center on Dec. 28.

The three members of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition wrapped up their trek through the middle of the state this weekend. They regaled their supporters at a finale at historic Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales.

Their seven-day, 60-mile journey took the conservationists – Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, Joe Guthrie and Carlton Ward Jr. – through a natural pathway that's still preserved, connecting Highlands and Polk counties.

Business Brief: $750k In City Funds Could Go To Grocery Store In Food Desert

Oct 25, 2019
exterior of closed Harvey's
Jacksonville Daily Record

The City Council is considering a bill issuing a $750,000 grant to Commonwealth SDC LLC to renovate and reopen a shuttered grocery store in Northwest Jacksonville.