Tommy Hazouri

Runoff coming for City Council At-Large Seat

Runoff coming for City Council At-Large Seat

A runoff election will decide the next steps in the special election for the At- Large Group 3 seat for Jacksonville City Council. The seat that was vacated by the passing of former Mayor and City Councilman Tommy Hazouri in September of 2021. Nick Howland and Trayce Polson are headed for a run-off election on […]

Four Candidates Seeking To Replace Hazouri On City Council

Four Candidates Seeking To Replace Hazouri On City Council

The first Election to replace the late Tommy Hazouri on the Jacksonville City Council is set for Tuesday, December 7. It’s the At-Large Group 3 seat but all registered voters in Jacksonville are eligible to cast ballots. Democrats Trayce Polson and James “Coach” Jacobs are running along with Republicans Nick Howland and Howland Russell. All […]

In Memoriam: Thomas Lester Hazouri

In Memoriam: Thomas Lester Hazouri

Thomas “Tommy” Lester Hazouri, Sr., 76, was born in Jacksonville on Oct. 11, 1944 and died at home in Jacksonville, FL on Sept. 11, 2021. He served for 12 years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1974 – 1986, as Mayor of the City of Jacksonville from 1987 – 1991, and […]

Cumber introduces city bill to beef up sex trafficking regulations

Cumber introduces city bill to beef up sex trafficking regulations

On the heels of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, District 5 Councilwoman LeAnna Cumber, who has been working on a bill to help prevent human and sex trafficking in Duval County, joined City Council President Scott Wilson and City Council Vice President Tommy Hazouri in hosting a lunch-and-learn session for their fellow council members on Feb. […]