First Coast High (Jacksonville) junior football player shot and killed at … – USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports First Coast High (Jacksonville) junior football player shot and killed at …USA TODAY High School SportsBy morning, friends were posting pictures and memorials on social media, using a hashtag reference to the jersey number the student wore with the Buccaneers, the First Coast High football team. In conversations with First […]

First Coast High football player shot to death in weekend shooting – Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-Union First Coast High football player shot to death in weekend shootingFlorida Times-UnionBob.Self@jacksonville.com First Coast defender Johnnel Johnson attempts to tackle Apopka quarterback Chandler Cox last November. Johnson was fatally shot Saturday night at a party in Arlington. Police have not yet made any arrests.Spring practice begins amid mourning after First Coast (Jacksonville) player […]

Career Track: Who's on the move on the First Coast – Florida Times-Union

Career Track: Who’s on the move on the First CoastFlorida Times-UnionThe Jacksonville Public Library welcomed Jennifer L. Giltrop as deputy director of public services. Giltrop most recently served as director of public services for the DC Public Library, where her responsibilities included directing public services and … Read more…

Jacksonville officially pulls bid for a shot at College Football Playoffs – First Coast News

First Coast News Jacksonville officially pulls bid for a shot at College Football PlayoffsFirst Coast NewsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The city is pulling its bid for a chance at the 2018-20 College Football Playoff. Rick Catlett, president and CEO of the Jacksonville Sports Council Thursday sent a letter to Michael Kelly with CFP. In that letter […]

High school student shot Friday night identified – First Coast News

First Coast News High school student shot Friday night identifiedFirst Coast NewsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A gathering held Friday for a First Coast High School football player killed last month turned deadly when at least one shooter opened fire. JSO confirmed to First Coast News that the victim who died in the shooting was Jaquon …and more » […]

Career Track: Follow First Coast professionals on the move – Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-Union Career Track: Follow First Coast professionals on the moveFlorida Times-UnionThe Jacksonville chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference elected seven to its board of directors in April. … Jackson will oversee the safety maintenance, maintenance, sales and accounting operations for the company’s location in Callahan. Read more…

Curry ousts Brown in Jacksonville mayor race – First Coast News

First Coast News Curry ousts Brown in Jacksonville mayor raceFirst Coast NewsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – There’s a new mayor in Jacksonville after Republican challenger Lenny Curry unseated incumbent Democrat Alvin Brown on Election Day. Throughout the evening after the polls closed at 7 p.m., Brown trailed his challenger by more …and more » Read more…

Local spring game moved, fans not allowed – First Coast News

ActionNewsJax.com Local spring game moved, fans not allowedFirst Coast NewsOver the weekend, another teen, Jaquon Reeves, was shot at a gathering for Johnson. The game was originally set to be played at 6 p.m. at First Coast High School. But after two football players at that school were killed in recent weeks, the game is […]

A 'Call for 1000 Men' goes out to mentor at Jacksonville schools before summer … – Florida Times-Union

A ‘Call for 1000 Men’ goes out to mentor at Jacksonville schools before summer …Florida Times-UnionThe “Call for 1,000 Men” will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jacksonville’s Open Arms Christian Fellowship Church at 2763 Dunn Ave. as an effort to recruit 1,000 men as potential mentors to volunteer at several different schools before students […]

First Coast Happenings – Florida Times-Union

First Coast HappeningsFlorida Times-UnionThe Jacksonville Landing’s Breezin’ Stage — 5 p.m.-noon Friday, Mama Blue, Ryan Montano and a Jazz Jam with Lisa Kelly; 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Dmitry Baevsky Trio, BIVA Jazz and Larry Wilson & Truth Serum; 2-8 p.m. Sunday, Melvin Smith Organ Trio, Eric …and more » Read more…