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Jacksonville University launches College of Law at its downtown location

Jacksonville University launches College of Law at its downtown location

Jacksonville University will open a College of Law in downtown Jacksonville in the fall of 2022 supported by private funding and a $5 million commitment of public investment from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. The College of Law anticipates an inaugural class of 20-30 students with a projected total enrollment of 150 students in Fall 2024. […]

Cumber enters Mayoral race, set to challenge the field

Cumber enters Mayoral race, set to challenge the field

Local District 5 City Council Member and San Marco resident, LeAnna Gutierrez Cumber, officially launched her candidacy for Jacksonville Mayor, March 21. The announcement came during a rally of her constituents and proud supporters, totaling about 100 guests, at a rally on the grounds of a Florida East Coast Industries property located at 7150 Philips […]

Return of Curbside Recycling

Return of Curbside Recycling

Mayor Curry announced curbside recycling collection will resume throughout the City of Jacksonville on Monday, April 4, 2022. Since October 4, when curbside recycling was temporarily halted, there’s been progress in all remaining forms of collections.  The goal of the temporary suspension of curbside recycling was to provide three to six months for waste contractors […]

Mayor Curry recognizes Rethreaded during Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Mayor Curry recognizes Rethreaded during Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Jacksonville’s Mayor and First Lady, Lenny and Molly Curry, recognized Rethreaded for its continued work to raise awareness about human trafficking. Mayor Curry and his wife presented a proclamation to Rethreaded founder, Kristin Keen, in recognition of Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Rethreaded’s work with survivors of human trafficking in Jacksonville, and revealed details about an […]

Confederate Monument Staying For Now

The Jacksonville City Council voted to withdraw Mayor Lenny Curry’s bill asking for $1.3 million to remove the Women of the Southern Confederacy Monument from Springfield Park. The monument will, for now, remain in the park covered with a tarp. The 12-6 vote came after a long debate that included Council President Sam Newby clearing […]

Future of Women Of Southland Monument In Hands Of City Council

Future of Women Of Southland Monument In Hands Of City Council

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s request to remove the ‘Women of the Southland’ monument from Springfield Park is in the hands of the City Council. The Mayor introduced a bill to the Council on October 12 asking for $1.29 million to remove the statue and place it in storage until it can be decided what to […]

Mayor Curry rolls out budget, announces priorities

Mayor Curry rolls out budget, announces priorities

Saying the past year was one with many challenges for the people of Jacksonville, Mayor Lenny Curry has presented a $1.4 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the City Council. The spending plan includes pay raises and bonuses of about $2500 for city employees. “I want to personally thank the city employees when […]

FIS celebrates topping off at global HQ

FIS celebrates topping off at global HQ

It was a big day for Fidelity Information Services (FIS) and an even bigger day for the city of Jacksonville, as leaders of the Fortune 200 company hoisted the final beam to highest point of the 12-story, global headquarters June 7. The state-of-the-art Platinum LEED Certified and WELL Building Standard® accredited building will be one […]

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