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A brew pub, café, yoga studio, gourmet donut shop and a local clothing boutique are among the businesses said to be negotiating leases in the retail center that’s set to replace the old Kmart in Neptune Beach.

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Sky Lebron / WJCT News

City officials, environmental activists and solar power advocates met in Neptune Beach’s solar-powered City Hall Thursday morning to launch an affordable solar power co-op program.

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


There will be no apartments built on the old Kmart property in Neptune Beach.

The Florida Times-Union

The days of free street parking at the Beaches Town Center are numbered.


The company that wants to develop the old Kmart property at the corner of Atlantic Boulevard and 3rd Street in Neptune Beach has come back with a new proposal.

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The Neptune Beach City Council’s rejection Monday night of a proposed mixed-use development on Atlantic Boulevard at Third Street doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the controversial 500 Atlantic project.

Our Friday Media Roundtable on First Coast Connect  featured Florida Times-Union reporter Andrew Pantazi, The Victory’s Jax Engage radio host Angela Spears, Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth and Beaches Leader columnist Jon McGowan.

Topics discussed included:

WJCT and The Florida Times-Union

Wednesday on First Coast Connect we discussed the growing controversy around the appointment of Terrance Freeman to the Jacksonville City Council by Governor Rick Scott by speaking with attorney and political consultant Obi Umunna (01:06).   

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Plans for the old Neptune Beach Kmart shopping center have taken a new turn.

Corley Peel / News4Jax

The debate over what to do with the former Kmart property in Neptune Beach continued at the City Council meeting on Monday evening.

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Via Modern Cities

A Neptune Beach shopping center that was once anchored by Kmart is going to be completely redeveloped.

As The Jaxson's Kelsi Hasden said, the plans were recently revised after public outcry. She told WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo about the new plans.

Joslyn Simmons / WJCT News

A bill to keep the clock from moving back in Florida is up for consideration in the state Senate after being passed on February 14 in the House.   

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council

A tradition for generations of Jacksonville area Girl Scouts has come to an end.

The University of North Florida will face a major change next year, after its longest serving president announced his retirement last week.