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Hurricane Dorian: Jacksonville businesses jumpstart relief efforts for U.S., Bahamas  The Florida Times-Union

Florida Blue will donate $150,000, the grocery chain has launched a customer donation program at its Winn-Dixie and Harveys stores. Jacksonville-area ...

First Coast High teacher removed after scolding students who dont stand for pledge  The Florida Times-Union

Teacher wrote a statement on his whiteboard reprimanding anyone who refused to stand for either the Pledge of Allegiance or national anthem. A high school ...

JACKSONVILLE TEACHER PULLS STUDENT'S HAIR: Video appears to show Jacksonville teacher pulling First Coast High School student

First Coast High School teacher has been reassigned after a video circulating on social media appears to show the teacher pulling a student's hair.

Best of Preps honors First Coast high school stars  The Florida Times-Union

The cheers were building, the music was bouncing, the spotlight was shining and the city's premier sports stars took center stage in downtown Jacksonville in a ...

Edward Waters to play 2019 football games at First Coast High School  The Florida Times-Union

Edward Waters College announced that it will play its 2019 home football schedule at First Coast High School. After several stops across Northwest Jacksonville ...

Tyree Saunders Commits To Virginia Tech

Tyree Saunders WR, Class of 2020. First Coast High School, Jacksonville, FL 6-0, 174. Virginia Tech received a verbal commitment from Florida wide receiver ...

Townhomes proposed near First Coast High School  Jacksonville Daily Record

D.R. Horton submits rezoning request to develop Trafalger Townhomes.

BREAKING: Tyree Saunders Commits to Virginia Tech  247Sports

Virginia Tech added another prospect from the Sunshine State to their 2020 commitment list moments ago with the addition of 247Sports Composite three-star ...

School just started — and two people are already in trouble. They’re teachers  Miami Herald

It seems the teachers are the ones being called into the principal's office. Classes began in Jacksonville on Monday, and already two faculty members are in ...

Florida teacher removed after viral whiteboard rant against students who don't stand for the pledge  Orlando Weekly

A now-viral Facebook post from a Jacksonville classroom shows a teacher's whiteboard rant against students who do not stand during the pledge. The message ...

First Coast High School heads to 'Battle of the Bands' in Orlando WTLV-WJXX

If you're headed to the Florida Classic in Orlando, FL this weekend, be sure to keep an eye out for one of Jacksonville's high school bands. First Coast High ...

First Coast High School ready to rock Battle of the Bands 'Duval style' WTLV-WJXX

First Coast High School's marching band is the first Jacksonville band to play Battle of the Bands in 17 years.

Florida teacher removed from classroom after scolding kids who don’t stand for pledge: report  Orlando Sentinel

A Duval County teacher was removed from the classroom after writing a statement on the board scolding kids who don't stand for the pledge of allegiance ...

Jacksonville Stand for the Pledge teacher pulled from class indefinitely  The Florida Times-Union

When Daniel Adam Goodman wrote a volatile statement on his white board — criticizing students who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or national ...

Jacksonville Public Schools employee, booster club president arrested in thefts  The Florida Times-Union

Tips about items being pawned from a Duval County school district warehouse lead to an employee arrest, according to school police.

First lady Casey DeSantis pushes need for more student mental health aid  The Florida Times-Union

While the First Coast High School Band was outside running marching drills, first lady Casey DeSantis held a press conference inside the school's band room.

Meet the Times-Unions 2018 All-First Coast volleyball team  The Florida Times-Union

The Times-Union selects its annual All-First Coast volleyball team for 2018, including the leading high school players from across Northeast Florida.

LIVE | NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: First Coast student athletes take next step to collegiate sports WTLV-WJXX

Congratulations to the following signees! Tune into First Coast News all day on Wednesday for sights and sounds from National Signing Day. Atlantic Coast ...

Michael Chaco: First Coast High student struck by car on Dunn Avenue, troopers say

A teenager is seriously injured after he was hit by a SUV in Northwest Jacksonville, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Police: Student with gun at First Coast High ‘threatened to shoot up the school'  WJXT Jacksonville

A First Coast High School student was arrested Wednesday after bringing a firearm to campus, according to Duval County Public Schools.

20 Duval County principals expected to be reassigned to new schools  WJXT News4JAX

Twenty Duval County principals are expected to be reassigned to new schools for the 2019-20 school year, the school district told News4Jax.

D.R. Horton seeks to build 80 townhomes near First Coast High  Jacksonville Daily Record

National homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. is seeking to rezone a vacant 13.75-acre parcel to develop a maximum of 80 townhouses and two neighborhood ...

#20Strong: Jacksonville First Coast WR Tyree Saunders Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

Just four days after listing USF in his top six, Jacksonville First Coast wide receiver Tyree Saunders decided to become the fifth prospect to verbally pledge to the ...

All-First Coast golf: Versatility key for Brett Schell, Chloe Schiavone  The Florida Times-Union

The traditionalists in golf who wring their hands over increased distance may be missing the boat when they blame modern equipment.The rules makers, of ...

Gay Jacksonville teen forced out by parents lands prestigious internship; prospers at Georgetown University WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teenager whose toxic home life sparked an outpouring of sympathy and tens of thousands of dollars in donations has landed a prestigious ...

Duval schools: Loaded gun found at First Coast High School; student arrested

A student was arrested Tuesday after a loaded firearm was found at First Coast High School on Tuesday. Story.

Parent upset over student antics in First Coast High School video  Florida Times-Union

A video of Duval County students cursing, jumping on desks and hitting each other in an apparently supervised classroom has begun making the rounds and ...

All-First Coast Football: Mandarins Carson Beck, Fletchers Jalen Mitchell shattered expectations  The Florida Times-Union

Mandarin quarterback Carson Beck and Fletcher safety Jalen Mitchell are the Times-Union's All-First Coast players of the year for football in 2018.

First Coast High basketball coach recovering from West Nile virus  WJXT News4JAX

The same day the Florida Department of Health in Duval County announced a seventh human case of West Nile virus, one of the patients recovering from the ...

All-First Coast volleyball: Providences Kamara Kelly was a quick study  The Florida Times-Union

Providence senior Kamara Kelly is the Times-Union's All-First Coast player of the year for high school volleyball in 2018.

Parents concerned after student with gun arrested at First Coast High School  WJXT Jacksonville

A 16-year-old student was arrested Tuesday after a loaded gun was found on the campus of First Coast High School, marking the fifth time a weapon was found ...

First Coast High School teacher charged with distributing images of child pornography, following FBI raid  WOKV

Jacksonville, FL - An FBI raid in Ponte Vedra ends with a First Coast High School teacher under arrest for child pornography charges. Jeremy Clark appeared in ...

All-First Coast boys cross country: Bolles Charles Hicks dominated once more  The Florida Times-Union

Bolles senior Charles Hicks is the Times-Union's All-First Coast athlete of the year for boys cross country in 2018.

Nate Monroe: Text messages detail daily breakdowns, needed repairs in Duval schools  The Florida Times-Union

COMMENTARY | As Jacksonville city leaders fiddle, Duval public schools are burning — and this is unfortunately not far from the literal truth.Discussions over ...

Police: Girl caught with 14 pot-laced Rice Krispies treats at First Coast High  WJXT News4JAX

A 15-year-old First Coast High School student was suspended Thursday after police said she was caught with 14 pot-laced Rice Krispies treats on campus.

Family and friends react to former First Coast High School football player shooting

Students at First Coast High School are dealing with another tragedy, as a former student was shot and killed at a party over the weekend.

Family mourning death of dancer  WJXT News4JAX

There's no word if the driver of the vehicle that hit Kavin Grant will face charges.

2 students arrested after stun gun found at First Coast High School

Two students were arrested Thursday after they were found to be in possession of a stun gun on the campus of First Coast High School.

Investigation underway after 2 racist signs posted above water fountains at First Coast High School

School leaders are investigating after two racist signs, one reading "colored" and one reading "whites only," were posted above two water fountains at First ...

OUT: Toxic home life forces gay Jacksonville teen to move, risk college scholarship WTLV-WJXX

"My father looked at me and said, 'Biblically, we have the right to stone you for what you're saying," says Seth. "And I knew it was done there."

First responders wrap up summer training with mock school shooting  The Florida Times-Union

Five mock gunshots jolted First Coast High School on Friday morning as 57 law-enforcement and fire-rescue responders practiced how they would respond to a ...

Gay Jacksonville teen forced out of home shares story on 'Ellen' WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teen was a special guest on "Ellen" Tuesday after he was forced out of his home for being gay. Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was in disbelief ...

Virginia Tech Offers Tyree Saunders

Virginia Tech recently offered 2020 wide receiver Tyree Saunders, who is committed to South Florida. He hopes to visit Blacksburg in July.

Virginia Tech's Stock Up With Tyree Saunders

Tyree Saunders visited Virginia Tech for the first time in late July, and he came away impressed. The 2020 wideout has a decision to make.

Duval schools, first responders collaborate for Active Shooter Training before start of school

We're less than two weeks out from the start of the new school year in Duval County. The school district wants parents to feel confident their children will be safe ...

Homeless Jacksonville teen tutors children in reading, sets sights high  The Florida Times-Union

A once-homeless Jacksonville 17-year-old has found a niche in tutoring children.

The Sailer Report: Townhome projects surge in Northeast Florida  Jacksonville Daily Record

Residences that cost less to build and offer features favored by millennials and empty nesters are driving the market.

You Got a Lot to Be Smiling For – The Florida Star | The Georgia Star  The Florida Star

By Opio Sokoni. If you are anywhere in the country and turn on the radio, you are likely to hear Lil Duval's hit music single Smile (Living My Best Life). Lil Duval ...

JACKSONVILLE I-95 CRASH: Lanes of I-95 at Butler Boulevard reopen after crash snarls traffic for hours

The Florida High Patrol said a multiple vehicle crash has shut down multiple Northbound lanes and Southbound lanes of I-95 near J.Turner Butler Blvd ...

Duval County Public School District in Florida moves high school football start times up to 6 o'clock because of violence  High School Football America

The Duval County Public School District in Florida will start its varsity high school football games at 6 o'clock this year due to the latest violence at high school ...

Ex-First Coast High football player killed in shooting  WJXT Jacksonville

The person killed in a triple shooting early Sunday in Arlington was a 19-year-old former First Coast High School football player, according to friends.

Students: Classmate gunned down student at party over months-old school fight  Florida Times-Union

Classmates returned to First Coast High School for the first time since a popular student was killed this weekend. Some are saying the shooter was one of their ...

Police ID 18-year-old shot, killed in Northwest Jacksonville home  WJXT News4JAX

Police have identified an 18-year-old who was shot and killed early Saturday morning at a Northwest Jacksonville home.

4 Voices Unheard: Jacksonville natives film script chronicles familys ALS journey  The Florida Times-Union

Her Jacksonville family's long thread of grief began two months before Aleia Asbey was even born.In December 1994, Grandma Willie Bell "Pat" Peterson died ...

WESTSIDE SHOOTING: Car riddled with bullet holes; JSO investigating at Westin subdivision

There is a heavy police presence on Jacksonville's Westside at Old Middleburg Road and Steamboat Road due to reports of a shooting. STORY | PHOTOS.

Three Jacksonville University players earn preseason All-PFL honors  The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville University's Calvin Turner Jr., Garnett Nicolas and Dane Cordell were selected to the preseason All-PFL team. Three Jacksonville University ...

Real estate notes: Toll Brothers plans models at eTown; Townhomes planned in St. Johns  Jacksonville Daily Record

Toll Brothers plans to open three single-family home models this summer in the gated Edison community at eTown, near Interstate 295 and Florida 9B.

Several stores closing at the Markets at Town Center leave shoppers with fewer options

Fast fashion retailer Charlotte Russe will close all of its stores, including four in the Jacksonville area.

JSO holds active shooter training exercise Friday WTLV-WJXX

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is holding an active shooter training exercise on Friday at First Coast High School, 590 Duval Station Rd.

Yulee retires rushing king Derrick Henrys jersey  The Florida Times-Union

The last time Derrick Henry and the Jackson Tigers stood on the same field, the Yulee No. 2 ran wild in the greatest single-night rushing performance in ...

Photos: Photos: Best Times-Union photos of 2018  The Florida Times-Union

Despite hid double bogie on hole 17 Tiger Woods threw his ball to waiting children as he exited the hole to go to the tee box on hole 18. Final Round of The ...

Story of gay Jax teen shunned by parents goes viral, Go Fund Me account raises more than $127000 WTLV-WJXX

A Jacksonville teenager whose toxic home life sparked an outpouring of sympathy and tens of thousands of dollars in donations has continued to captivate ...

Gay High School Valedictorian Says Parents Evicted and Cut Him Off for Rejecting Strict Baptist Church  Folio Weekly

Update: Seth Owen's story went viral and Georgetown University has offered him a full scholarship. He now plans to use his good fortune to help others.

10th Jacksonville teenager killed by gun violence in 2018  WJXT News4JAX

An 18-year-old who was shot and killed inside his Northwest Jacksonville home was the 10th teenager fatally shot in the city during 2018.

Edward Waters hopes experience pays off  The Florida Times-Union

A more experienced Edward Waters team enters the 2019 college football season under second-year head coach Greg Ruffin.

Mother remembers murdered First Coast High teen  WJXT Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is still searching for the person who shot and killed one teen and injured another at Sheffield Park Friday night.

Mom says son kicked out of First Coast High after gang beat him up  WJXT Jacksonville

A Jacksonville mother said her son was suspended last week at First Coast High School, after a group of teenagers she described as gang members beat him ...

Duval County School Board - District 4  WJXT News4JAX

SCHOOL BOARD - DISTRICT 4 (includes downtown and the Eastside, stretching north to the county line, then much of outer Northwest Jacksonville. Schools in ...

10 famous people who attended Jacksonville schools

Students across our area are returning to school this fall. Many Jacksonville area students have gone on to become famous! Here's a list of notables from our ...

Dozen high school football games being moved in wake of triple shooting  WJXT News4JAX

Duval County Public Schools will be changing the dates and times of about a dozen high-profile high school football games in the wake of Friday night's triple ...

Four locals swim to regional titles  The Florida Times-Union

Swimmers from Clay, Episcopal and St. Joseph won regional swimming titles over the weekend at the Speedo Sectionals in Gainesville. Four Northeast Florida ...

Remarkable senior: Team leader overcomes crash, horrific injuries  The Florida Times-Union

Theodore Freeman might have seen a football scholarship in his future. He stood at a modest 5-foot-10-inches tall, and weighed 140 pounds, on the lighter side ...

Two teens applied to lead Jacksonville's new crime task force

Two people who applied to be chair of Jacksonville's new Task Force on Safety and Crime Reduction carry not briefcases, not badges, but backpacks.

2 Duval County students killed overnight in Yulee

Two Jacksonville teenage boys were killed in a crash in Yulee.

Graduation ceremonies for Northeast Florida high schools  Florida Times-Union

Here is the list of high school graduations in Northeast Florida:BAKER COUNTYBaker County High School, Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m., June 1.

Rejected by parents, gay valedictorian is going to college, with $50K from donors

With no financial support from his parents, Seth Owen thought he'd have to give up his college dream. Then his mentor helped "make the impossible possible."

Racist signs found above water fountains at Florida high...  Atlanta Journal Constitution

School leaders are investigating after racist signs, one reading "colored" and one reading "whites only," were posted above two water fountains at a high school ...

Gay student gets college help after dispute with parents  The Florida Times-Union

Seth Owen lay for hours on his bedroom floor, staring at the ceiling fan that circled in excruciating redundancy as he tried to process being a gay high school ...

Local gang expert: Gangs are in Jacksonville high schools

Action News is looking into gangs in local high schools. Friday night, two teens from First Coast High School were shot in Sheffield Park.

Action News Jax Investigates: Growing gang problem in Jacksonville high schools

Action News Jax Investigates the growing problem of gangs in local school.

Mid-Year Changes Shake Up Principal Positions In Duval Schools  WJCT NEWS

More than a dozen Duval County principals learned Monday that they'll be finishing the week in a different school or position than they began. Duval Schools ...

Run or hide: Active shooter training offered to Jacksonville workers  The Florida Times-Union

Run, hide and fight as a last resort: That's the advice experts offer if someone with a gun invades an occupied building and opens fire.JAX Chamber with Black ...

Gay teen living on his own, struggling to get to college  WJXT News4JAX

Thousands of teens will leave the familiar life of high school and family next month to head off to college. But 18-year-old Seth Owen separated from his family ...

Veteran goes from spending $500 a day on heroin to owning a business  WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A United States Army veteran went from spending $500 a day on heroin to owning a business. Kendall Tipper shared his story about how ...

Teacher accused of sex with student in St. Johns previously accused of kissing student in Duval

An Action News Jax investigation reveals a former local teacher in jail, accused of having sex with a student, was previously accused of kissing a teen girl in ...

Duval County Public Schools get $15 million to tackle mental-health issues in middle schools  Florida Times-Union

Duval County Public Schools will put $15 million to place behavior specialists in most of district middle schools to curb mental-health issues among students.

Comedian Lil Duval says he would kill a sexual partner if he learned she was a transgender woman  Florida Times-Union

Like a lot of stand-up comedians, Lil Duval trades in crude, provocative humor that riffs on social issues.But was he joking when he told an immensely popular ...

Cousin of man killed in domestic dispute: 'Put the guns down'  WJXT Jacksonville

A 23-year-old man, who police said was killed by his girlfriend's brother this week following an argument, was a funny and loving father of two young children, ...

Duval teachers nominated for Teacher of the Year honor  Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund and Duval Public Schools gathered together the teachers who were nominated by their schools to be Teacher of Year.

Did ShotSpotter give Jacksonville mother shot in face fighting chance?  WJXT News4JAX

A Jacksonville mother shot in the face Tuesday in Northwest Jacksonville might have been given a fighting chance thanks to gunfire detection technology that ...

At Jacksonville Zoo, teen employees get hands-on with animals, become leaders  Florida Times-Union

Saturday at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Makaela Jenkins held a small animal that looked like a hedgehog in the palm of her hand. She encouraged wary ...

GATE gives $100,000 gift to JaxPAL  Florida Times-Union

The GATE Foundation, GATE Petroleum's charitable organization, surprised the Police Athletic League of Jacksonville (JaxPAL) on Dec. 22 with a check for ...

Northeast Florida athletes seal college futures on Signing Day  WJXT Jacksonville

Dozens of local high school athletes will put pen to paper Wednesday and sign their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate athletics.

Caught on camera: Melee at Lee High School

One local high school is dealing with the aftermath of a melee caught on camera. The fight got so out of control, students say those who were fighting were ...

Jacksonville man, who was 17 when arrested in classmates death, found incompetent for trial  Florida Times-Union

A Jacksonville man arrested in the death of a classmate when he was 17 has been found mentally incompetent to go on trial and will be sent to a mental-health ...

Brother of teen accused of attempted murder shares his side of story  WJXT Jacksonville

The older brother of a 17-year-old boy accused of trying to kill someone in March shared his family's side of the story Wednesday, saying his little brother would ...

HBCUs snag top three-star athletes on national football signing day  The Undefeated

College football national signing day is done, and players, coaches and schools hope the signings will usher in a new regime of top-ranked historically black ...

Avis Commack switches sides for Florida State  Florida Times-Union

TALLAHASSEE - Avis Commack has yet to catch a pass after two seasons with the Florida State football team.And he might never catch one. But that doesn't ...

Ragle rocks at buzzer  Clay Today Online

JACKSONVILLE– Fleming Island High senior guard Molly Ragle returned to the Golden Eagles fast-moving lineup and punched up a buzzer beater ...

Good News: Teen with Down syndrome believed to be first in Jacksonville to be bat mitzvahd  Florida Times-Union

Most of the 400 people in the audience had tears in their eyes, but it was a joyous occasion. Sydney Leach, 14, studied for years for her big day - her bat mitzvah ...

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