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Animal House: K9s for Warriors Celebrates Award, Donates Station Dog to Local Police

Animal House: K9s for Warriors Celebrates Award, Donates Station Dog to Local Police

K9s for Warriors has donated Buster, a sixteen-month-old Labrador retriever, to serve as a trained JSO (Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office), Station Dog. Buster was donated in honor of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s presentation of the Back the Blue Award to the nonprofit. Moody presented the award in honor of the organization’s dedication to Florida’s first […]

Local Folks: Beth Robison

Local Folks: Beth Robison

Some local folks are fortunate enough to have their hobby and their work be one and the same. Beth Robison, an abstract landscape artist from Ortega, is one such lady. Many might know Robison as the mom of James, Jack, and Anna who run Grassroots Natural Market on Park Street in 5 Points. Others might […]

The Way We Were: Nina and John Searcy

The Way We Were: Nina and John Searcy

Over the summer, Nina and John Searcy, Jacksonville natives, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Their secret to staying together for over six decades was summed up in one four-letter word: love. Both were born and raised in the north end of town. Nina Lincoln was from Springfield. Her family knew of John’s from the time […]

Friends of Jacksonville Animals (FOJA) celebrates 4,000th shelter dog treated for heartworm disease

Friends of Jacksonville Animals (FOJA) celebrates 4,000th shelter dog treated for heartworm disease

The nonprofit Friends of Jacksonville Animals (FOJA), has much to celebrate this holiday season.  FOJA’s Heart Care Program has successfully treated the 4000th dog for heartworm disease, at Jacksonville’s Animal Care & Protective Services (ACPS).  That special 4,000th dog, Elvis, has also been adopted. This healthy,  happy ending is the goal for every shelter animal, […]

The Way We Were: Dr. Iris Eisenberg

The Way We Were: Dr. Iris Eisenberg

It takes a special kind of woman to devote her life to the care of the community and its patients, remain a lifelong learner to be certain to stay at the top of her chosen field, and through it all maintain a sense of humor and a zest for life and living. Dr. Iris Eisenberg […]

Local Folks: Danielle & Ian Cleary

Local Folks: Danielle & Ian Cleary

Many might recognize Danielle and Ian Cleary from Riverside Arts Market or as the local artists who paint murals around town. They are known for their creative brushstrokes. But they have green thumbs and free spirits as well. The Clearys are avid gardeners. They grow edibles—squash, tomatoes, onions. They also have three loquat trees, three […]

PetSmart Charities donates 38,000 pounds of pet food to help Northeast Florida families with pets

PetSmart Charities donates 38,000 pounds of pet food to help Northeast Florida families with pets

Local charity, Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL), recently received more than 38,000 pounds of pet food donated by PetSmart Charities. This is one of the largest single donations ever received by the nonprofit organization, to help families with pets who may be in need. Because of FNEFL’s widespread regional network, the donated pet food has helped […]

Bestselling author coming to San Marco Square

Bestselling author coming to San Marco Square

Amor Towles, New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility and A Gentle-man in Moscow, is coming to Jacksonville on Monday, November 15. He will visit Southside Baptist Church in San Marco Square at 7 p.m. to celebrate his latest work, The Lincoln Highway. San Marco Books and More (SMB&M) will host the event […]