Those who enjoy the resurgence of historic neighborhoods around Jacksonville’s urban core might want to thank a young professional. Their affinity for walkable areas with quirky charm is contributing to development booms in places like Murray Hill — and transforming suburban areas as well.
The small Northeast Florida town of Hastings might be dissolved for financial reasons, meaning it would become part of unincorporated St. Johns County. City Commissioners there are deciding whether to put the question on the ballot.
Former deputy superintendent Tim Forson was selected Tuesday as the next superintendent of schools for St. Johns County. The school board voted unanimously Tuesday morning to appoint Forson and planned to begin contract negotiations immediately.
Longtime Superintendent Dr. Joseph Joyner announced plans to retire earlier this year.
Fifty Florida counties will open early voting locations on Monday. Here's where they are in Northeast Florida, along with times and dates they'll be open before Election Day, Nov. 8. Registered voters can choose any early voting location in the county, unlike on Election Day, when they must vote in their precinct.