Southside Jacksonville Jacksonville Announces 6 Fireworks Launch Locations For 4th Of July By Bill Bortzfield • Jun 25, 2020 BILL BORTZFIELD / WJCT NEWS This year the city of Jacksonville is expanding its fireworks show to six locations around town. Jacksonville’s The Party Shop Is Closing As Owner Pivots To Online Venture By Bill Bortzfield • Feb 5, 2020 The Party Shop Listen Listening... / 1:06 Listen to the story airing on WJCT 89.9 FM At its height, The Party Shop employed more than 100 people and its products were staples at birthday parties and Halloween bashes across Jacksonville. 280-Unit Apartment Project Proposed Along Philips Highway By Scott Sailer - Jacksonville Daily Record • Dec 2, 2019 Jacksonville Daily Record England-Thims & Miller Inc. filed civil engineering plans with the St. Johns River Water Management District and the city for Stanmore Wells Creek. City Approves $31 Million UPS Project on Jacksonville's Southside By Karen Brune Mathis - Jacksonville Daily Record • Nov 12, 2019 Jacksonville Daily Record The city approved a permit Monday for Material Handling Systems Inc. to install an almost $30.7 million conveyor system at the United Parcel Service Inc. distribution center under development in South Jacksonville. Celebrity Chef Kenny Gilbert Closes His Southside Jacksonville Restaurant By Bill Bortzfield • Oct 28, 2019 Chef Kenny Gilbert's Facebook page Chef Kenny Gilbert has closed his Gilbert’s Social restaurant at 4021 Southside Blvd. Riverkeeper To Help Southside Residents Who Oppose Rezoning Of Timberland By Brendan Rivers • Jul 30, 2019 Brendan Rivers / WJCT News Listen Listening... / 1:24 Hear this story airing on 89.9 FM WJCT. The St. Johns Riverkeeper is lending support to a group of residents who oppose the rezoning of more than 5,300 acres of timberland on Jacksonville’s Southside to allow for future development. Some Southside Residents Oppose Rezoning Of Timberland Along I-295 By Brendan Rivers • Jul 18, 2019 Brendan Rivers / WJCT News Listen Listening... / 1:26 Hear this story airing on 89.9 FM WJCT. A zoning workshop on Jacksonville’s Southside got heated Wednesday night as residents voiced their concerns over 5,300 acres of timberland that could be rezoned to allow for development. Touchton Road Park On Jacksonville's Southside Has Opened By Bill Bortzfield • Mar 14, 2019 Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News Listen Listening... / 0:33 Listen to the story airing on 89.9 WJCT-FM A park project that has been in the making since 2002 has finally opened in the Tinseltown area on Jacksonville’s Southside. New 14-Screen Cinemark Will Be Built At Atlantic And Kernan By Bill Bortzfield • Mar 12, 2019 Cinemark Listen Listening... / 0:43 Listen to the story airing on 89.9 WJCT-FM Competition among Southside area movie theaters will soon be increasing. Councilman, JSO Working With Owners To Make Hotels Safer By Abukar Adan • Jan 3, 2019 Wikimedia Commons Listen Listening... / 1:14 An effort between the Jacksonville’s Sheriff’s Office and local hotels could help improve the safety of hotels and motels. Construction About To Begin On Long Dormant Southside Jacksonville Park By Bill Bortzfield • Oct 17, 2018 Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News Listen Listening... / 1:26 Listen to the story airing on 89.9 WJCT-FM After years of delays, construction of a city park that was started but never completed is about to get underway. New HIV Clinic Opens On Jacksonville’s Southside By Brendan Rivers • Aug 27, 2018 CAN Community Health Listen Listening... / 1:11 Listen to the story airing on 89.9 WJCT-FM A new HIV clinic is open on Jacksonville’s Southside. Business Brief: First Retail Development In The Works For eTown By Karen Brune Mathis - Jacksonville Daily Record • Aug 9, 2018 Via The Jacksonville Daily Record Listen Listening... / 3:20 Hear the Business Brief segment that aired on 89.9 WJCT Retail follows rooftops, and that’s what’s happening with eTown.