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Republican Randy DeFoor has won the race for Jacksonville’s District 14 Council seat, beating Democrat Sunny Gettinger by 51.2% to 48.8% with all precincts reporting, according to unofficial returns Tuesday night.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Roosevelt Square, built 58 years ago as an enclosed shopping mall, is heading into its third redevelopment under the 22-year ownership of Atlanta-based Dewberry Group.

JinkoSolar Holds Opening Ceremony For Factory On Jacksonville's Westside

Feb 26, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., which began manufacturing solar panels at its West Jacksonville factory in November, held its opening ceremony Tuesday.

Officials break ground at Village at Hyde Park in Jacksonville's Westside.
Ability Housing

A new multifamily housing development in the works will make 80 affordable apartment homes available to the homeless, disabled and low income people in Jacksonville’s Westside.

Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Former fire chief Randy White was officially sworn in on Wednesday afternoon after running unopposed in last month’s primary for the Jacksonville City Council District 12 seat.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Roosevelt Square’s third redevelopment under current ownership not only will result in a new look for the shopping center but also a new name – Ortega Park – and a new use – the addition of apartments.


Curaleaf opened its first Jacksonville-area medical marijuana dispensary on the city’s Westside on Tuesday.

Business Brief: Company Shopping For Mega Warehouse In Jacksonville

Jul 6, 2018
Cecil Commerce Center highway exit sign
Michael Rivera

A yet-to-be-identified company is shopping for a massive warehouse in Jacksonville.

As Jacksonville Daily Record Editor Karen Mathis told WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo, that could mean 1,000 new jobs.

That’s this week’s Business Brief.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Jacksonville police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of sexually battery on a teenage girl late on the night of Sat., June 24.

The Soul Food Bistro

One of Jacksonville’s favorite eateries has big plans for expansion.



Residents of a low-income apartment complex on Jacksonville’s Westside say the living conditions are horrendous.

Arlington Man Arrested In Westside Love Triangle Shooting

Aug 2, 2013
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

A love triangle gone wrong left one Jacksonville man dead and another behind bars Thursday.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, a woman called police twice on Thursday first to report that her husband had slapped her— and again to report that he had killed her boss with whom she was having an affair.

JSO Lt. Rob Schoonover says they arrested the woman’s husband, 30-year-old Jason Franklin late Friday night at the couple's Arlington home.