Armed Forces Inspire Job Corps to Military Careers

Armed Forces Inspire Job Corps to Military Careers

The Jacksonville Job Corps Center, currently serving 250 students at their center, has been focusing has been on college and military enrollment throughout August. As a result of a ...

Local 1408 Awards More Than $26,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

Local 1408 Awards More Than $26,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

Local 1408 of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) awarded over $26k in scholarships last week to 35 area high school seniors and college students, the largest group ...

Students Recognized For Keeping Jazz Genre Alive

Students Recognized For Keeping Jazz Genre Alive

  This past weekend, the Jacksonville Jazz Society (JJS) held their fifth Annual Scholarship Affair. The evening commenced with the Limitless Band which consist of approximate ...

Mayor Addresses Northwest Quadrant Small Business Concerns

Mayor Addresses Northwest Quadrant Small Business Concerns

by Lynn Jones Councilwoman Katrina Brown spearheaded a northwest Jacksonville small business owner’s town hall meeting this week with Mayor Lenny Curry and Jacksonville Authority A ...

Ribault Pilot Program Spotlights Careers in Aviation

Ribault Pilot Program Spotlights Careers in Aviation

by Lynn Jones Ribault High School Student Don'terrio McCray made a presentation to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) Board of Directors about his experiences during his six ...

Jacksonville Delegates Represent at the DNC

Jacksonville Delegates Represent at the DNC

The diversity of America is present in Philadelphia, PA as thousands have converged upon the birthplace of America for the Democratic National Convention. 11 of 24 speakers of colo ...

Urban Core Teens Learning the Value of Going Green

Urban Core Teens Learning the Value of Going Green

The Green Team Youth Corps a program composed of 17 teens ages 13-18 from Eastside and Springfield neighborhoods, connects inner-city teens with the environment. The teens recently ...

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