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San Marco Eagle Scout awarded Boys Scouts’ highest honor

San Marco Eagle Scout awarded Boys Scouts’ highest honor

A Jacksonville University sophomore and Eagle Scout received national acclaim when he was awarded the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor Jan. 12. Ross C. Johnson, 20, of San Marco, was awarded the Boy Scout’s High Honor Medal of Crossed Palms during a BSA National Court of Honor held at All Saints Episcopal Church. Presenting […]

The Way We Were: Bill and Mary Dudley Schmidt

The Way We Were: Bill and Mary Dudley Schmidt

It doesn’t happen often. But sometimes, Cupid’s arrow pierces the same heart twice. Such was the fate of Bill Schmidt. He was only 15 years old when he met his first love, his first wife, the mother of his two children. But cancer came. On the day he turned 48, the widower’s heart beat with […]

Bolles receives historic gift, begins residence hall project

Bolles receives historic gift, begins residence hall project

A historic gift from American businessman, philanthropist and professional sports owner Gordon Gund is fueling transformative changes for Bolles Hall and the Bolles Residential Life program in Jacksonville. While the amount is undisclosed, it marks the largest single donor gift in the School’s 88-year history, according to Bolles Chief Advancement Officer Carol Nimitz. “This gift […]

New construction abounds in Murray Hill

New construction abounds in Murray Hill

Construction is well underway for two developments that will change the landscape of Murray Hill. A new retail storage complex is starting to take shape on land located on Plymouth Street that is near Edgewood Avenue South, which was once occupied by the Jones College Edgewood campus. The three-story, 97,000-square-foot building will eventually house 788 […]

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