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Dr. Tom's War: A Daughter's Journey
Lucia Viti's debut narrative memoir of her fathers service as a Fleet Medical Force Naval Surgeon during the Vietnam War. The tribute is a touching personal journey that encompasses the history of her father, Dr. Tom Viti and the 2/5 Marines that he served with in An Hoa, The Republic of South Vietnam.
Governor Ron DeSantis unveils legislation aimed at preventing illegal immigration
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Speaking from a Jacksonville podium yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled an extensive legislation plan aimed at preventing illegal immigration. Describing Florida as a law and order state, the Governor accused the Biden administration of failing to secure America’s borders.
Vilano Beach coastline residents stall St. Johns County Emergency Beach Dune Project
VILANO BEACH, Fla. — Vilano Beach coastline residents have stalled St. Johns County Emergency Beach Dune Project for one week.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens hosts Dinosauria: Dinosaurs + The Age of Flowers
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is hosting Dinosauria: Dinosaurs + The Age of Flowers until August 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m daily.
Richard Belzer, Law & Order Actor, is dead at 78
JACKSONVILLE, FLa. — According to multiple reports, Richard Belzer, the actor who portrayed Detective John Munch in the television series’ “Law & Order” and “Law & Order Special Victims Unit,” has died in his home in the southern France at the age of 78.
Allergy Season in Florida Can Be Year Round
JACKSOVNILLE, Fla. —
Living in the Sunshine State can be a never ending allergy season for some.
Research shows that while Florida may be the perfect environment for plants, flowers and trees, without colder weather, pollen from grass, trees and weeds can aggravate allergies.
Sulzbacher Center cuts the ribbon for its new Urban Rest Stop Social Services Bus
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayor Lenny Curry, Sulzbacher CEO Cindy Funkhouser, members of Jacksonville’s City Council, and City officials cut the ribbon on Sulzbacher Center’s new Urban Rest Stop Social Services Bus today.
Jacksonville’s Morocco Shrine Center is being demolished to become the Village at Town Center
JACKSONVILLE, FLa. — Jacksonville’s Morocco Shrine Center is being demolished to become the Village at Town Center.
Daniel Davis addresses Leanna Cumber recent television attack ads
JACKSONVILLE, FL. — Today, at an early morning presser, Republican mayoral candidate Daniel Davis spoke directly to LeAnna Cumber’s campaign, addressing their most recent television attack ad which accused him of being soft on sex crimes against children.
Mayor Lenny Curry spotlights the JAGS as AFC South Division Champions for Saturday’s Wildcard Game
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Riding on the heels of their AFC South Division Championship win, the Jaguars are gearing up to play the Los Angeles Chargers in Jacksonville’s first ever, prime-time playoff game played in the City’s history.
Atlantic Beach hosts the Beaches Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Saturday, January, 14
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. — Atlantic Beach is hosting the Beaches Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Saturday, January 14, at 11 a.m., at Jacksonville’s Seawalk Pavilion located on 75 First St. N.
Feeding Northeast Florida is renovating a four-building warehouse complex in Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEF) is renovating a four-building, warehouse complex sitting on 12 and-a-half acres on 5245 Old Kings Road in North Jacksonville.
Duval County Public Schools hosting School Showcase Saturday on January 7
DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. — As of January 1, applications for VPK (voluntary pre-kindergarten), magnet, and special transfer option schools are available for parents to apply and enroll their child/children in school for the upcoming year.
Recycling Batteries: How and why it is important to do so
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Statistics show that eight out of 10 households purchased tools and tech gadgets the likes of laptops, gaming devices, cell phones cordless power tools, etc., during the 2022 Christmas and Holiday Season.
The Jacksonville Humane Society celebrates the new year with free pet adoptions
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS) is ringing in 2023 by offering free pet adoptions during their “New Year, New Pet” adoption special this Saturday, New Year’s Eve and Sunday, New Year’s Day.