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Groundwork Jacksonville awarded major grant for waterways restoration

Groundwork Jacksonville awarded major grant for waterways restoration

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation issues huge sum for local projects Groundwork Jacksonville has been awarded $5,848,900 through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund. The grant will complete the design and permitting for the ecological restoration of Hogans Creek. The project’s goal is to reduce flooding, improve water quality, create […]

Mayoral race heats up as Davis enters the fray

Mayoral race heats up as Davis enters the fray

With Jacksonville’s first mayoral election just five months out, some candidates have begun ramping up their campaigns while others are just getting started. On Sept. 8, Republican Daniel Davis formally kicked off his campaign with a Sept. 8 rally at Tom Nehl Trucking Company that was attended by both current Mayor Lenny Curry and former […]

Creating “generational wealth”: The Jacksonville Community Land Trust

Creating “generational wealth”: The Jacksonville Community Land Trust

On Thursday, July 7, Mayor Lenny Curry announced the launch of the Jacksonville Community Land Trust (JCLT) — a non-profit organization designed to create homeownership opportunities for low to moderate-income households in order to build “generational wealth”. “Strong, financially stable families and neighborhoods are the key to a great city,” said Mayor Curry in a […]

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 […]

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