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St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School celebrates 50th graduating class

St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School celebrates 50th graduating class

Four academic excellence awards were given out as 16 students graduated in the 50th graduating class of St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School June 5. Receiving awards were Robert Adams, Head of School Award; Dallas Ashley Morgan, St. Mark’s Award; Angeline (Annie) Leigh Adams, Board of Regents Merit Award; and Tesla Swain, Rector’s Award.  Each year, […]

Batman therapy, needle-nosed pliers, and a ‘club’ no one wants to join

Batman therapy, needle-nosed pliers, and a ‘club’ no one wants to join

Survivor describes journey to health after cancer diagnosis Sometime last year, I began losing my sense of smell. It was very gradual, which makes the timing hard to pinpoint. Someone would comment that something smelled good, and I would automatically agree, but doubt myself. I would spray cologne or air freshener and found that I […]

Historical Society launches music history museum, concert venue

Historical Society launches music history museum, concert venue

The Jacksonville Historical Society and aficionados of music genres rooted in Northeast Florida, particularly Jacksonville, have taken on an ambitious and alluring project that is sure to draw bands and musicians to perform at a new venue in 2021.  One part museum, one part intimate concert venue, the as-yet-unnamed venture will leverage the memories and […]

Historic Doro building to be replaced by modern apartments, retail

Historic Doro building to be replaced by modern apartments, retail

Plans to demolish a historic 115-year-old building near Jacksonville’s shipyards and erect apartments in its place are moving forward even though some civic organizations and community members have called for a halt to progress on the project.  The George Doro Fixture Company building – with its unusually formal façade and ornately outlined windows and sign […]

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