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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 […]

Kickoff for Winter Design Show illustrates eager anticipation

Kickoff for Winter Design Show illustrates eager anticipation

The lobby of the Borowy Tower at Baptist Hospital Downtown played host to the preview kickoff of the 2022 Winter Design Show, formerly known by many as the Art & Antiques Show. The new format will be fashion and design forward, with the debut event set to showcase the best of what Jacksonville’s neighborhoods have […]

Excitement builds across the river as Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path nears completion

Excitement builds across the river as Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path nears completion

Construction on the Fuller Warren Bridge expansion and its shared-use path — as part of the improvements to the I-10/I-95 interchange —  began in 2017. Six years later, work on the bridge’s pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly path is near completion and it is expected to open this fall amid much fanfare on both sides of the […]

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