Jacksonville leaders showed little interest Monday in fulfilling a recent request from Jacksonville State University to raise the number of students allowed to rent homes together.


Jacksonville State University’s Marching Southerners will have the opportunity to perform at LSU’s Death Valley on Sept. 10 after all, according to the band’s director.


Freida Morris, daughter of the late Saul and Margaret Lomax, said she feels blessed to have grown up with five brothers and two sisters. The family was large and everyone was close, she said.


If at first you don’t succeed, try at least one more time. That’s the rule the soft-spoken, local artist, Jackie “J.C.” Morgan, is following as she works to open her second art venue. Its name is J.C. Morgan Art Gallery, the same name as the one she opened in 2010 at Quintard Mall.


The Exchange Club in Jacksonville celebrated Independence Day with their annual picnic. The event was at the Alumni House on the Jax State campus this year.