Student surprise caught on film

Student surprise caught on film

St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School second grade student Paige Fullerton got the shock of her life on Mar. 19 – just two days before her birthday – when her Navy dad, Captain Brett Fullerton, strolled into her classroom. Fullerton has been deployed in Bahrain since May 2013 and while the two Skype frequently, Paige has […]

Aviation company promotes STEM education at Stockton Elementary

Aviation System Engineering Company (ASEC) employees recently visited John N.C. Stockton Elementary School to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related education.  The 30-minute program on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), often called drones, discussed how they fly and some of their uses such as helping farmers and supporting public safety. ASEC UAS pilot Jared […]

Preschool alumni share reading skills at Book Fair

Preschool alumni share reading skills at Book Fair

Riverside Presbyterian Day School first grade students Sebastian Raker (left) and Hallie Nelson (right) graduated from the Avondale United Methodist Child’s Day Out (CDO) program and returned to CDO to read to the young children. Emma Ruth Ferguson (center), also an RPDS first grade student, was a special guest at the book fair on Mar. […]

GO GIVER: Getting to know Alison Miller

GO GIVER: Getting to know Alison Miller

By Julie Kerns Garmendia Resident Community News Alison Miller of Avondale has her hands full with her dual roles as Mayor Alvin Brown’s Special Assistant and special projects director for Ronnie Belton, CFO of Jacksonville. She previously served as director of government affairs for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. When her beloved beagle Lucy died […]

Tim Tyler

By Victoria Register Freeman Resident Community News Sitting in his Historic District military gallery, Timothy Morrish Tyler remembers how the seeds of his current life were planted over 50 years ago by his grandmother Dolly Sisk. “She taught Sunday School at The Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. She loved history, read constantly and shared her knowledge […]

Female candidates reflect on races run and those yet to come

Jacksonville politicians, past, present and future, weigh in on running as a woman By Nancy Lee Bethea Resident Community News Females are under-represented in Jacksonville’s political offices. Women represent 51.5 percent of the population of Duval County, according to the 2010 United States census. Of 19 seats on City Council, only three are currently filled […]

Water issues bubble to surface in legislative session

By Lisa Grubba Resident Community News Two bi-partisan bills moving through the current legislative session could impact the health of the St. Johns River. Senate Bill 1576 and House Bill 1313 would protect some of the state’s crucial springs, provide funding for septic tank and sewage treatment plant improvements, and set deadlines for the state […]

City adds accountability pages to website

By Kate A. Hallock Resident Community News Last month, City of Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown launched two new webpages that will provide residents information on accountability, performance and progress. The Mayor laid the groundwork two years ago, establishing the Public Accountability Office to better manage public information and build stronger avenues of access for Jacksonville […]

Page 1 of 3123