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  • Jaguars apologize to local military for anthem demonstration

    10/17/2017 1:15:50 PM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    MSN News ^ | 10/17/2017 | MARK LONG
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have apologized to military leaders for demonstrating during the national anthem in London last month. Jaguars President Mark Lamping sent a letter to the director of military affairs and veterans in Jacksonville saying the team was ''remiss in not fully comprehending the effect of the national anthem demonstration on foreign soil has had on the men and women who have or continue to serve out country.'' The letter was forwarded to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry on Monday and available via his public email.
  • Dave Hlubek, founding member of Jacksonville band Molly Hatchet, dead at 66

    09/06/2017 11:50:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    jacksonville.com ^ | September 3, 2017 08:59 pm | Staff
    Molly Hatchet founding member Dave Hlubek is shown in a 2010 file photo. (The Times-Union/Jacksonville.com) ======================================================================= Dave Hlubek, a founding member of Jacksonville-based rock band Molly Hatchet, has died. The band announced the news via its Facebook page: “It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of our beloved friend and band member Dave Hlubek. Dave was one of the founding lead guitarists of Molly Hatchet. Amongst his many contributions to southern rock is “Flirtin’ with Disaster.” Our condolences and our prayers go out to his family during this time of loss. He will be missed but never forgotten,...
  • Six Police Officers Shot in Kissimmee, Jacksonville, Florida & Pennsylvania

    08/19/2017 12:05:05 PM PDT · by boycott · 20 replies
    heavy.com ^ | 8-19-17
    In the span of less than two hours, six American police officers were shot in separate incidents in three different cities in Florida and Pennsylvania. Two officers were shot in each of the three locations in incidents that started between 9 p.m. and 10:50 p.m. on the east coast.
  • Woman claims I-95 construction damaged her home

    05/11/2017 10:14:27 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    News 4 JAX ^ | May 6, 2017 | Destiny McKeiver
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A woman claims the ongoing construction along Interstate 95 in St. Nicholas is ruining her home. Christine Parker, who lives on Southampton Road within walking distance of the project, said heavy pounding, earth moving and other construction that's been going on for four years has caused her floors, walls and ceilings to crack. "My house is falling apart," Parker said. "The construction they've been doing (with) all the heavy pounding has ruined my home." The damage is so severe -- she claims the home built in 1922 has shifted two inches in the last three years --...
  • Democrat Rep. Corrine Brown Found GUILTY: 18 Counts of Fraud, Conspiracy and Obstruction

    05/11/2017 1:06:23 PM PDT · by detective · 34 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 11, 2017 | Sundance
    Former U.S. Democrat Representative Corrine Brown was found guilty on 18 of 22 charges for fraud and tax evasion during trial verdict Thursday in federal court in Jacksonville. Brown was found guilty of taking tens-of-thousands of dollars from her One Door for Education Foundation, a charity for poor and impoverished children, and putting the money into her personal accounts for use in maintaining an indulgent lifestyle. She was also found guilty of conspiring within the scheme to defraud donors to the foundation, and guilty of attempts to impede/obstruct the investigation.
  • How Can You Compare America to East Germany?

    02/22/2017 2:00:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 22, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, last night on Fox, the Fox News Channel, there was a town hall on Trump’s immigration ideas and so forth and stuff in Jacksonville, Florida. And the first sound bite we have was obviously Florida residents, or we think it was Florida residents. I mean, the way the Democrats pack these things, you don’t know. But Fox says it’s a group of Florida residents about Trump’s immigration policy. And one resident, Hatiche Iaconangelo was the guest or was one of the attendees. And so the question was asked, “So what do you think about what you’re hearing here...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses.....

    01/11/2017 5:32:54 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 78 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 1/11/17 | DailyMail.com
    BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses after suffering a 'massive heart attack' during House vote Republican congressman John Rutherford has collapsed during a vote in the House. The newly sworn-in representative from Florida suffered a 'medical emergency' during a vote on Wednesday, reports suggest His condition is not known. According to The Hill, he was receiving oxygen through a mask when he was wheeled to an ambulance. Rutherford is a former sheriff from Jacksonville, Florida. He was elected to Congress in November, succeeding Republican Ander Crenshaw, who retired after eight terms. More to follow.
  • Ship wrecked off Florida might have changed history (Jean Ribault's Fleet)

    12/14/2016 6:27:49 AM PST · by Red Badger · 50 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | Updated: 04:41 EST, 14 December 2016 | Staff
    Treasure hunters have apparently found the 500-year-old remains of a naval expedition led by a colonizer who could have changed Florida's history, making it French-speaking at least for a while. The big question is if the shipwreck is that of "La Trinite," the 32-gun flagship of a fleet led by Jean Ribault, a French navigator who tried to establish a Protestant colony in the southeast US under orders from King Charles IX. They probably are, say authorities in Florida, the French government and independent archeologists. And if they in fact are, this is an unparalleled find, said John de Bry,...
  • Two sections of First Coast Expressway construction behind schedule

    12/07/2016 11:00:21 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Florida Times-Union ^ | December 6, 2016 | Teresa Stepzinski
    Construction of two of the three sections of the multi-lane First Coast Expressway running through Clay County and neighboring Northeast Florida communities is behind schedule, according to Florida Department of Transportation officials, who cited a variety of factors for the delays. The expressway is a limited access toll facility is touted by elected officials and economic development authorities in Clay as being a gateway to new residential and commercial economic growth, which translates into an increased tax base. When completed, the expressway will span 46.5 miles. It be a connecting road outside of the existing Interstate 295 Loop between Interstate...
  • LIVE: 3 Trump Rallies 11/03/2016 Jacksonville, FL 12PM, Concord, NC 4PM, Selma, NC 7PM ET.

    11/03/2016 2:30:46 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 710 replies
    Thursday, November 3, 2016: Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at the Jacksonville, FL Equestrian Center at 12:00 PM ET. Jacksonville Equestrian Center Thursday, November 3, 2016: Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, NC at 4:00 PM ET Cabarrus Arena Thursday, November 3, 2016: Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at The Farm in Selma, NC at 7:00 PM ET The Farm Stage
  • Witnesses say Jacksonville dog attack victim was dismembered

    08/24/2016 1:36:53 PM PDT · by plain talk · 45 replies
    WFTV9 ABC ^ | August 23, 2016 | Lorena Incian
    The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified a man killed in a dog attack as 83-year-old Michael Downing. Downing was killed by his neighbor's dogs at about 4 p.m. Friday, officials said. The hole in the fence where witnesses said the dogs came through is now boarded up. Witnesses Mackenzie Partin and Eddie Edwards said Downing’s body may have been dragged into the dog’s yard because they saw his body on the other side of the fence. The Franklin Arms apartment community is mourning the loss of Downing, whom they described as a helpful neighbor and happy man. “He always had...
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump 8/03/2016 Town Hall @ Daytona Beach, FL 3pm and Rally @ Jacksonville, FL @ 7pm ET.

    08/03/2016 12:55:11 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 911 replies
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President town hall event in Daytona Beach, FL at the Ocean Center. Coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET. Daytona Beach, FL Watch the LIVE STREAM of the event below beginning at 3:00 PM ET: Daytona Beach, FL at the Ocean Center Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Live stream of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Jacksonville, FL at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET. Jacksonville, FL Watch the LIVE STREAM of the event below beginning at 7:00 PM ET: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial...
  • Special Forces Association Rips Patraeus, McCrystal For Gun Control Betrayal

    06/27/2016 9:42:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 6/27/2016 | Bob Owens
    An influential veterans group is blasting some of their former brass for taking positions that many feel are a violation of their oaths to protect the Constitution. The Special Forces Association forcefully rebuked calls for more gun control from both former CIA director and CENTCOM commander David Petraeus and retired Army general Stanley McChrystal. SFA is a 52 year old national organization composed of members who once served in the U.S. Special Forces. The organization drew up a membership resolution at their annual convention in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, confirming prior statements of continued support of the U.S. “Constitution and...
  • Conquistador Was Deep in U.S.: "Stunning" Jewelry Find Redraws Route?

    11/04/2011 4:45:15 AM PDT · by Renfield · 59 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 11-1-2011 | Ker Than
    Under a former Native American village in Georgia, deep inside what's now the U.S., archaeologists say they've found 16th-century jewelry and other Spanish artifacts. The discovery suggests an expedition led by conquistador Hernando de Soto ventured far off its presumed course—which took the men from Florida to Missouri—and engaged in ceremonies in a thatched, pyramid-like temple. The discovery could redraw the map of de Soto's 1539-41 march into North America, where he hoped to replicate Spain's overthrow of the Inca Empire in South America. There, the conquistador had served at the side of leader Francisco Pizarro...
  • Evidence found in Ga. of Spanish explorer's trail- Hernando de Soto in Georgia

    11/05/2009 3:53:22 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 27 replies · 4,923+ views
    hosted ^ | Nov. 5, 2009
    An archaeologist says excavations in southern Georgia have turned up beads, metal tools and other artifacts that may pinpoint part of the elusive trail of the 16th-century Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. Dennis Blanton of the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta was scheduled to present his findings Thursday to the Southeastern Archaeological Conference in Mobile, Ala. Excavations since 2006 in rural Telfair County uncovered remains of an Indian settlement along with nine pea-sized glass beads and six metal objects, including three iron tools and a silver pendant. Blanton says the artifacts are consistent with items Spanish explorers traded...
  • Discovery might rewrite history of Spaniards in Georgia

    11/12/2007 1:40:48 PM PST · by BGHater · 10 replies · 711+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 12 Nov 2007 | Mark Davis
    What a high school girl found in 6 inches of South Georgia dirt last year may help rewrite the history of Europeans' earliest forays into the great, green New World that greeted them half a millennium ago.The discovery is a glass bead no larger than a pencil eraser. It and four other beads, plus two ancient slivers of iron, may prompt historians to reconsider the presence of Spaniards in Georgia five centuries ago. Archaeologist Dennis Blanton of the Fernbank Museum of Natural History considers the finds, which he could easily slip in his pocket, "world history in the making."Blanton, the...
  • Men arrested in sex-sting at public park

    03/12/2016 6:41:50 PM PST · by kevcol · 44 replies
    News 4 Jax ^ | March 11, 2016 | Francesca Amiker
    Eleven men were arrested after police said they offered to engage in sexual activity in a public Clay County Park. According to the Clay County Sheriff's Office, deputies began receiving information about inappropriate acts happening along the Black Creek Bike Trail. The sheriff's office set up a sting operation in February, and deputies have arrested 10 men on charges related to lewd behavior and one man on a battery charge. . . . "Upon learning of the charges, DCF took immediate action to terminate the employee and he no longer works for DCF. The employee passed a criminal background when...
  • Detective shot 3 times out of surgery; accused gunman shot also survives

    03/09/2016 10:16:56 AM PST · by opbuzz · 25 replies
    News4Jax ^ | 3/9/2016 | By Nikki Kimbleton
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - An off-duty narcotics detective shot Wednesday morning during a traffic stop on the Westside is out of surgery and expected to survive, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced just before noon. The undercover officer's name will not be released, but he was described as a veteran of JSO, where he worked since 2008. Chief Tom Hackney said the detective was shot at least three times -- once in the head, once in the upper body and once in the hand.
  • A BEATIFUL REFRESHING IS HERE[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/02/2016 10:11:08 AM PST · by Jedediah · 8 replies
    bible,The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-2-16 | Holy Spirit, bible
    I saw a huge waterfall pouring over a beautiful rock formation and the water looked like liquid glass so pure and transparent you could see all the rocks behind it . All around the base of the waterfall were people and they were enjoying the refreshing spray and droplets covering them as a beautiful misty spray and the droplets just seemed to hang in the air effortlessly and the sound of the waterfalls was the roar of His Voice. As I looked over where the water goes over the falls I saw Jesus with his bare feet standing in the...
  • Family: Dad Shoots Twin Babies to Death in Mom's Arms, Critically Injures Her, Kills Her Father

    11/21/2015 11:59:57 AM PST · by Perseverando · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 19, 2015 | Deborah Hastings
    A mother lies hospitalized in critical condition after the father of her twin baby girls shot them to death in her arms, and then killed the woman’s dad, according to her family. Ultimately, Gawain Rushane Wilson turned the weapon on himself and died at the scene, authorities said. The carnage took place in the Jacksonville, Florida, home of Travis Hiatt, the twin’s grandfather. His daughter, Megan, and her five-month-old girls Hayden and Kayden, had been living with him, authorities said, according to local reports. Wilson allegedly entered the home and forced his estranged girlfriend to pick up the babies. “He...