Robert E. Lee High School teacher Amy Donofrio — removed from her classroom in March after she refused to take down a Black Lives Matter flag from outside her classroom — said she believed she’d been ultimately fired based on a speech last week by state Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran.
Jacksonville-based Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket stores, has announced it will allow fully vaccinated customers and employees to shop and work maskless.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced Thursday that former Jacksonville Sheriff Nathaniel Glover will be inducted Saturday, May 15, into the Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame.
Many First Coast area businesses are struggling to keep pace with booming demand from newly vaccinated customers looking to get back into the swing of things after Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended all local COVID-19 emergency orders earlier this month.
Florida Coastal School of Law (Coastal Law) in Jacksonville has been dealt a major blow by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE)’s Federal Student Aid (FSA) office, which announced Thursday the law school’s application for reinstatement of student federal aid programs has been denied.
Thanks to a long hurricane season, Florida is no stranger to an occasional gasoline supply disruption like the one hitting parts of the country right now. But electric vehicle (EV) owners are still waking up to a “full tank.” So, are EVs and plug-in hybrids better during emergencies?
Restaurants and hotels around Jacksonville are struggling to find employees as business starts to ramp up while vaccination rates climb. So business owners are teaming up to host a multi-location job fair across Northeast Florida next Tuesday, May 18.
ByChristine Sexton - News Service of Florida•May 11, 2021
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Headed into the 2021 hurricane season, which begins June 1, all First Coast area nursing homes and assisted living facilities are in full compliance with rules requiring them to have emergency backup generators and 72 hours of fuel on-site.
The Jacksonville City Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday night and plans to discuss the local gas tax hike proposal. That’s the six-cent-per-gallon tax the city could levy to fund infrastructure projects.
California-based CT Realty CEO James C. “Watty” Watson estimates a more than $300 million investment in plans are being made for a 251-acre Westlake Industrial Park distribution center along Pritchard Road.