Ortega Hometown Hero fulfills entire wish lists for six pet rescues

Ortega Hometown Hero fulfills entire wish lists for six pet rescues

Already an Eagle Scout and the recipient of the Positively Jax award from Channel 4, 16-year-old Jacob Davis has added another honor to his list: Hometown Hero. Whataburger awarded Davis with the title as part of a program in which the company recognizes heroes who make their communities special, after Davis organized an effort to […]

Guy Allan Cuddihee, Aug. 7, 1959 – Nov. 14, 2019

Guy Allan Cuddihee, Aug. 7, 1959 – Nov. 14, 2019

He was described as “A Man for ALL Seasons” and as a “Man for All People.”  Guy Allan Cuddihee, CEO of Beaches Habitat for Humanity and a man who helped raise millions for local charities, passed away Nov. 14 after a brief illness at the Community Hospice Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring. He had […]

New neighbor on the way for Historic Avondale

New neighbor on the way for Historic Avondale

Demolition was concluding Wednesday morning in the Shoppes of Avondale in preparation for a 7,000-plus square foot combination coffee shop, wine bar, market and art gallery. Southern Grounds & Co will include 187 seats and has been the focus of both excitement– it will replace vacant storefronts —  and apprehension as its footprint is larger than […]

JEA is ours to keep

The push to sell the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) created a heated discussion in our community that centered around the current and future value of our locally owned utility. While JEA’s Board officially voted to withdraw the invitation to negotiate (ITN) at an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve, there are several lessons to remember about […]

Telecom strips local control in 5G rollout

The 5G rollout is occurring locally. It’s not safe, and it’s not pretty. Here’s some background: The FCC partnered with telecommunications companies to preempt the ability of state and local governments to oversee the buildout of the 5G infrastructure.  In 2017, the State of Florida passed legislation written by AT&T to facilitate the rollout of […]

Jacksonville’s water will always be local

In the past few weeks there has been some confusion and question in regard to JEA and the water it provides. While dry land can be bought and sold, water is treated differently in Florida. The fact is, JEA doesn’t own the water, the state of Florida does. JEA has a permit to withdraw and […]

Downtown Dwellers announces projects, officers for New Year

Downtown Dwellers announces projects, officers for New Year

Downtown Dwellers Founder and President Sandra Fradd handed over the reins of her organization to incoming President Eric Miller during the Downtown Dwellers Annual Meeting Oct. 11 at MOSH, the Museum of Science and History on the Southbank. During the meeting, the Dwellers announced the year’s incoming board, which included Miller, Dimitri Demopoulous, Jeff Schembra, […]

Organizations find ways to rescue historical record

As information sharing becomes ever-more digital, historians worldwide are contending with the problem of how to preserve the historical record. That problem is no less pressing than in Jacksonville as print newspapers and photographs and their negatives are threatened with the Dumpster. In November, The Resident published a story about longtime San Marco photographer Curt […]

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