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Northside Church A ‘Complete Loss’ After Early Morning Fire

Sep 20, 2021
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A Northside church was destroyed by an overnight fire.

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Midwest grocery company Kroger is building-out a logistics operation in North Jacksonville to deliver fresh groceries.

Council member Brenda Priestly Jackson urged community members to trust the COVID-19 vaccine.
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The city of Jacksonville will distribute coronavirus vaccine shots on a first-come-first serve basis Friday and Saturday at the Northside’s Clanzel T. Brown Senior Center. 

JAA Plans 2,000-Acre Commerce Center Near JAX Airport

Nov 18, 2020
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority is seeking City Council approval to rezone more than 2,000 acres near Jacksonville International Airport for a two-phase, mixed-use development called JAX Commerce Center.

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Amazon.com’s Softlines category is identified on plans as the tenant for a 1 million-square-foot distribution center at Imeson Park in North Jacksonville.

Fireworks are pictured being launched from the Acosta Bridge in Downtown Jacksonville on Nov. 30, 2019.
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This year the city of Jacksonville is expanding its fireworks show to six locations around town.

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

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A JetBlue jetliner made an emergency landing Monday afternoon at Jacksonville International Airport​​.

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With a permit in hand, Webb Southeast Corp. can build-out space for Collins Aerospace in North Jacksonville at a project cost of $982,000.

Local Developer Plans 102 Single-Family 'Green' North Jacksonville Homes

Jan 16, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The husband-and-wife team behind TerraWise Homes plans to build a community called Bradley Pond with 102 single-family environmentally friendly homes in North Jacksonville.

238 Apartment Units And Retail Proposed For Jacksonville's Northside

Jan 10, 2019
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Jacksonville-based Chance Partners proposes to rezone 9.4 acres in Oceanway near River City Marketplace to develop a residential and commercial project.

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Two health clinics on Jacksonville’s Northside will be transformed into what are called Health-Smart Holistic Health and Wellness Centers for senior citizens thanks to an $820,000 grant from the Humana Foundation.

Safety Plan For Deadly New Kings Road In The Works

Dec 9, 2016
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A state plan is in the works to make New Kings Road more safe.

Five pedestrians have been hit and killed on the Northside roadway over the last couple of months News4Jax reported.


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Amazon announced Wednesday morning Jacksonville will be the home of its new 800,000-square-foot distribution center.

The facility will be built on Jacksonville’s Northside, near the airport.

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Duval County health officials are launching a campaign aimed at stemming childhood obesity.

The county has had mild success reducing the rate among young kids, but the number of overweight teens — especially in the urban core — continues to climb.


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A theater on Jacksonville’s Northside is looking for a new home. The Stage Aurora Theatrical Company was founded more than a decade ago to highlight the African-American experience and give people of color a performance venue.

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Jacksonville’s Black Chamber of Commerce says it has a 30-year plan to bring business back to the city’s Northside.

The chamber plans to reveal its proposal at a forum called the “State of Black Jacksonville” Friday evening.

Organizers say healing the economically unstable community can start with providing a warm smile and a strong cup of coffee.

On Thursday morning, Frank Lyons was serving coffee at his Point Coffee Shop on Moncrief Road.

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A First Coast company is considering expanding its Northside manufacturing operations with a financial boost from the City of Jacksonville.

The Safariland Group wants to expand its manufacturing plant near the Jacksonville International Airport. Plans call for investing more than a $1 million for upgrades and hiring up to 30 people by the end of the year.

Kristen Sell, a spokeswoman for the city said, “They’ve been a local company here for many many years.”

Residents on the city's Northside will soon have a new medical facility in their area.