The City Council voted on Tuesday to talk with its attorney on ways to solve a controversy it created by recently letting a mobile home locate in a local neighborhood.
Wednesday marks six months since the tornado, and for many in Jacksonville, life is still in flux. Some JSU students affected by the tornado have had a slow recovery, with several just recently returning to some semblance of normalcy.
States with lower obesity rates tend to have more policies in schools that ensure students get adequate physical activity and healthy food each day, said John Auerbach, president and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit.
According to the latest numbers from JSU, 8,479 students enrolled for the current fall semester, just a 1 percent drop year-over-year. The minor decrease is a relief for some JSU administrators, who’d worried the destruction would cause a mass exodus of students and the tuition that supports the bulk of the campus’ annual budget.
Volunteer firefighters cut a woman out of her vehicle after it wrecked and flipped in White Plains on Friday.
The partnership was just one of five agreements the depot signed with area stakeholders on Thursday to meet mutual needs. The agreements were the culmination of months of talks between the depot and the stakeholders. The hope is to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of operations for the depot and all agencies and cities involved.
Work to remove debris from the March 19 tornado in Jacksonville is basically finished, Calhoun County officials learned on Thursday.
Jacksonville State University’s forensics lab expects to expand the crime scene investigation training it offers to area police through a rece…
A new central office is needed as legal negotiations wrap up for the school system to leave its current headquarters at the former Kitty Stone Elementary, owned by Jacksonville State University.
City leaders voted to add three new members to Jacksonville’s industrial development board on Monday and replace the chairman who has years of experience recruiting industry.