Bishop to lead City Council

District 2 Councilman Bill Bishop, a longtime local architect and resident of the Clifton area near St. Nicholas, will be the next president of the Jacksonville City Council. Bishop formerly was the council’s vice president. In his new role, he succeeds Group 3 At-Large Councilman Stephen Joost. Next year’s vice president will be District 13 […]

Nonprofit groups, churches offer local camp experiences for area youth

By Susanna P. Barton Many local churches, nonprofit organizations and community groups are planning summer workshops as an outreach to neighborhood families. With costs that are often far less than for-profit operations, these venues provide fun resources for children in a setting close to home. For the second consecutive summer, Girls Inc. of Jacksonville is […]

Trip tales: Residents share ideas for fun summer vacation destinations

By Beth Mixson   Summer is here — but it’s not too late to plan a vacation that will create lasting memories of fun and adventure for your family. One of the blessings of living in the United States is the diversity of our country offers something fun for every age. A favorite vacation destination […]