First Coast

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

Jacksonville Daily Record

Maple Street Biscuit Company Inc. CEO Scott Moore said Saturday that customers won’t see changes in recipes, hours or operations now that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. owns the restaurant company.


North Florida Congressman Al Lawson (D-FL 5th District) wants veterans to know he’s still pushing for a Veterans Administration hospital in Jacksonville, even though the project, he said, is currently on hold.

Downtown Investment Authority

Craig Gibbs is the new chairman at Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority (DIA).

City Gate Spirits

A new craft distillery opens Saturday, October 12, in historic downtown St. Augustine.

Developer Plans Handling Track For Fast Cars On Jacksonville's Northside

Oct 11, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

A 16-acre site in North Jacksonville could become the region's first automotive handling course by next year. 


A political committee seeking to pass a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana in Florida raised about $540,000 in cash and in-kind contributions in September, with almost all of the money coming from a medical-marijuana firm, according to a newly filed finance report.

Photo provided by Andrew Pantazi

Reporters at The Florida Times-Union spent their lunch hour on Thursday handing out flyers and urging people to support local news coverage.

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers

LifeSouth organizers are hoping to see a boost in blood donations on Friday, October 11 and Monday, October 14.

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Before you dig in to that half-gallon of Blue Bell Butter Crunch ice cream, you’d best check the nine digit code on its lid. 

Lot J Developer Wants To Begin Soil, Groundwater Testing At Site

Oct 10, 2019
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Preliminary site work for Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan’s proposed $450 million Lot J development could be near.

JFRD Fire Chief: 1 of 2 Fighters Slashed By Patient Nearly Died

Oct 9, 2019

One of two firefighters stashed and stabbed by a patient Tuesday night as he was being taken to a hospital in the back of a rescue unit is recovering from serious injuries, Jacksonville Fire and Rescue interim Chief Keith Powers said Wednesday.

Developer Plans To Turn Downtown Jax Office Building Into Apartments, Grocery

Oct 9, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Another Downtown Jacksonville office building is slated for redevelopment.

Lion Electric Co.

New public-transit and school buses that run on electricity and alternative fuels would get much of Florida’s share of a federal payout from a Volkswagen emissions scandal, under a plan rolled out Tuesday by the state.  

WJCT file photo

District 6 City Councilman Michael Boylan City Council wants to put the brakes on what some see as a headlong rush to rewrite JEA’s future.

Congressman John Rutherford
Congressman Rutherford's Office

While U.S. House Democrats move ahead with an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, House Republicans continue to complain about the lack of a floor vote authorizing an official investigation.