First Coast

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

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Clockwork Marketing

An attempt to build apartments on the old Kmart property in Neptune Beach is headed back to court.

Florida Highway Patrol

There were 232 traffic-related deaths and over 32,000 traffic accidents in Duval, Clay Nassau and St. Johns County in 2017.

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Grand Rapids, Mich. will be added to the list of cities with nonstop service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) starting in October.

City of Atlantic Beach

The mayors of Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches are joining together Wednesday evening as the Beaches make plans to deal with sea level rise.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Recent inspections of residential and commercial backflow preventers have left some Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) customers confused and upset with potential costs and requirements.


A group of Jacksonville lawmakers recommended Tuesday the City Council punt the Duval School Board’s proposed half-cent sales tax referendum to next year.

Dozens Of Jacksonville Gaming Parlors Targeted As Part Of Crackdown

Jun 18, 2019
Dan Scanlan / The Florida Times-Union

Twenty-three gaming parlors were ordered shut down Monday following a City Council ruling to ban casino-style games at internet cafes around the city, according to city officials.

Vestcor Faces Competition As Johnson Commons Offers Competing LaVilla Plan

Jun 18, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Downtown workforce housing developer Vestcor Companies has competition for the purchase and development rights of eight city-owned parcels in LaVilla.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The last original tenant at The Jacksonville Landing has closed.

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Guns N’ Roses – including Axl Rose and Slash – are bringing their Not In This Lifetime tour to Jacksonville this fall.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment about the citizenship of voters have cleared an important initial threshold, setting the stage for a Florida Supreme Court review.

FDOT Holding Monday Evening Hearing On CR 220 Widening

Jun 17, 2019
Road construction sign
Rusty Clark / Flickr Commons

Improvements are being planned for County Road 220 in Clay County and the Florida Department of Transportion wants to hear people’s thoughts.

St. Augustine Wants To Give Away A 1940s Cottage

Jun 17, 2019
1940s cottage at 91 Coquina Ave.
City of St. Augustine

The City of St. Augustine is giving away a tiny house to someone who promises to love it, care for it and move it somewhere else.

Wounded Warrior Project

More than 40 disabled veterans from Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and South Florida got to enjoy the ocean and some surfing Sunday thanks to volunteers.

Heather Schatz / WJCT News

The Cummer Museum’s newest exhibit is now on display.