Update Your Event for Circles Charity Register and Social Datebook 2022-2023

Update Your Event for Circles Charity Register and Social Datebook 2022-2023

It’s that time of the year again! Space is limited and filling up fast! Reserve your spot in the 2022 – 2023 edition of Circles Charity Register and Social Datebook 2022-2023.

Substantial completion achieved on renovations to Fire Station 10 in Riverside

Substantial completion achieved on renovations to Fire Station 10 in Riverside

Renovations on Fire Rescue Station 10 on McDuff Avenue in Riverside reached substantial completion on Aug. 16, according to Director and Fire Chief of Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department Keith Powers. Construction on the station began in October of last year and the general contractor was Auld and White Constructors. The total cost for the […]

A new lion in town: The Aspire Church San Marco mural project

A new lion in town: The Aspire Church San Marco mural project

A new lion is watching over the community of San Marco, this time from a mural along Hendricks Avenue. When completed, the 83-by-38 foot mural titled “Emergence” will depict a bronze lion shedding its outer shell and emerging as a real lion, representative of new beginnings and fresh starts, explained artist Keith Doles, who was […]

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FDOT rolls out study for I-95 improvements from I-10 to Beaver Street

FDOT rolls out study for I-95 improvements from I-10 to Beaver Street

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) hosted a pair of public meetings last month to present a study featuring proposed improvements to I-95 from I-10 to Beaver Street. The Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study presented “options to improve safety, capacity, and traffic operations on I-95” including adding two 12-foot lanes in each direction of […]

In Memoriam: Harry Edwards

In Memoriam: Harry Edwards

April 2, 1942 – August 13, 2022 Harry Edwards passed away peacefully at his home overlooking the St. John’s River on August 13, 2022 at age 80.  He was born on April 2, 1942. He was the oldest of three children born to Harry and Madge Edwards.  Harry was a lifelong resident of  Jacksonville, Florida.  […]

First Coast Wind Symphony Continues Work as Cultural Service Organization

First Coast Wind Symphony Continues Work as Cultural Service Organization

The First Coast Wind Symphony is tuning up to begin its 33rd season of free concerts for Jacksonville and surrounding communities, with an emphasis on local composers and educational opportunities for students. “Our last couple of seasons have been affected by Covid, just like everything in this world,” said Ann Carey Holt, public relations manager […]

In Memoriam: Betty Jean Saleeba Lewis

In Memoriam: Betty Jean Saleeba Lewis

March 16, 1931 – August 16, 2022 Betty Jean Saleeba Lewis, 91, passed away August 16, 2022. Betty Jean, “B.J.”, was born in Jacksonville on March 16, 1931 to Thomas Anthony Saleeba and Beulah C. Sara Saleeba. She graduated from St. Paul’s High School, attended Rollins college, and graduated from the University of Florida. She […]

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