LeAnna Cumber

Developers unveil renderings of Park Place at San Marco

Developers unveil renderings of Park Place at San Marco

It was standing room only in Harvin Hall at South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church when the Harbert Realty Services development team unveiled its plans to develop 2.09 acres of the church’s campus with a $30 million, upscale 141-unit apartment complex and four-level, three-story parking garage. Nearly 300 residents filled the room, and although everyone appeared to […]

Dredging is in process on Millers Creek

Dredging is in process on Millers Creek

The long-discussed Millers Creek dredging project became a reality in early October, when DredgIt, a fully integrated sediment management company from Houston, Texas, set up shop on land owned by Korean First Baptist Church adjacent to the creek. DredgIt started mobilizing its equipment on Sept. 30, a task that took two weeks, said Michelle Wright, […]

San Marco East Business Association welcomes visiting first responders

San Marco East Business Association welcomes visiting first responders

When Hurricane Dorian began its trek north after leveling the Bahamas, the First Coast was spared its wrath, but thanks to members of the San Marco East Business Association (SMEBA), a temporary home was provided for out-of-state visiting First Responders so that Jacksonville could be ready to meet whatever damage the storm incurred. Although many […]

Gateway project to San Marco breaks ground

Gateway project to San Marco breaks ground

Milton Dykes, pastor of Southside Assembly of God Church, grew emotional as he blessed the flattened ground where San Marco Crossing would soon be built. It was the place his church, which has moved to a new edifice in Southside, had once stood and where his flock had worshiped for 70 years. “It’s a real […]

Cumber shares City view: Tear down The Landing

Like her predecessor District 5 Councilwoman Lori Boyer, who voted in favor of demolishing The Landing, District 5 Councilwoman-elect LeAnna Cumber shares the Curry Administration’s view that The Landing must be torn down to allow the city to better utilize the river.  “I don’t want to step on what the previous Council has done,” said […]

LeAnna Cumber to claim District 5 Council seat

If District 5 Councilwoman Lori Boyer has her way, it should be a seamless transition when she hands off her council seat to her successor. As the only candidate running in the District 5 race, Republican LeAnna Cumber of San Marco is slated to take over Boyer’s Council seat, and Boyer is not letting any […]