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Once troubled, Andrew Jackson High School evolves into advanced technology magnet  The Florida Times-Union

Video games are anything but child's play for students at Andrew Jackson High School of Advanced Technology where computer coding, animation and ...



Photos: Spotted: Andrew Jackson High Graduation 2019 - Ceremony  The Florida Times-Union

Andrew Jackson High School held their 2019 graduation ceremony at the UNF Arena on 5/29/19. {Graham Martin/For the Times-Union}. Buy Photo. [2/145].



Andrew Jackson High School gets new weight room  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — We have some great news to share. As you may know, First Coast News is in a partnership with Andrew Jackson High School, a Duval ...



Spreading love to Andrew Jackson High School teacher  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Valentine's day is right around the corner and this week First Coast News is surprising people in the area with a little token of love.



First Coast News announces partnership with Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- First Coast News is teaming up with Andrew Jackson High School. As a news organization, we're always looking for ways to make the ...



Jacksonville high school football team knocked out of playoffs -- by coin flip  ActionNewsJax.com

Apparently in high school football, winning isn't all that matters. Andrew Jackson's High School football team, which posted a 4-5 record, said it was robbed of a ...



Andrew Jackson High School on its way to becoming one of the top schools in Duval County  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

In 2011, Andrew Jackson was ranked as the lowest "F" grade school in the state. But seven years later, that all changed.



Andrew Jackson HS graduate to appear on American Idol Sunday  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville native William Oliver Jr. is hoping to grab his American Idol golden ticket and you can see him on the show Sunday night.



AJHS overcoming troubled past  First Coast News

Andrew Jackson High School was once ranked the lowest "F" in the state. That was in 2011. Fast forward to 2018 and it's now a "B" dedicated magnet school ...



Teacher of the Week Ian Lozano at Andrew Jackson High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

JACKSONVILLE, FL-- It is Wednesday, so that means it is time for our Teacher of the Week! This week it is Ian Lozano at Andrew Jackson High School in Duval ...



Turnaround plan unveiled for Andrew Jackson High School  Florida Times-Union

A wide swath of organizations, including nonprofit groups, a university and the Duval County school district, are joining forces in the hopes of transforming ...



Andrew Jackson ousted from state playoffs  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

After winning their last game of the season against Stanton, Andrew Jackson thought they had locked up a playoff spot.



New STEM school opening up in impoverished Jacksonville neighborhood  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

In a neighborhood filled with crime and poverty, Minds of the Future Academy is a one of a kind.



Map: School-by-school look at Duval Schools' master facility plan  The Florida Times-Union

In mid-June, Superintendent Diana Greene presented a $1.9 billion plan for Duval County Public Schools' aging facilities. Among the details of Greene's plan ...



Local principal overcomes childhood poverty and helps students to do the same  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Andrew Jackson High School has seen its fair share of challenges and gains. Once graded the lowest "F" in the state, it's now just four percentage points away ...



Oldest high school in Duval County writes new chapter  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Andrew Jackson has a lot of history in our community. It is one of the oldest high schools in Duval County. It opened in 1927. Graduates include actors, athletes, ...



From the archives: Remembering Andrew Jackson, Jacksonvilles namesake  Florida Times-Union

Editor's note: This article origninally appeared in The Florida Times Jacksonville.com on July 3, 2006. TALLAHASSEE - It has been nearly 200 years since ...



Jackson football coach resigns after investigation  WJXT Jacksonville

The football coach at Andrew Jackson High School resigned two weeks ago amid allegations that he invited a female student to use his office shower, then ...



Teenage energy at Andrew Jackson High kicks off red kettle campaign  Florida Times-Union

With repeated shouts of "whoo-hoo," enthusiastic Andrew Jackson High School students kicked off the 2013 return to Jacksonville of The Salvation Army's red ...



Good news, bad news for Jacksonvilles historic schools  The Florida Times-Union

Many preservation-minded Jacksonville residents worry the city's historically significant buildings are under siege, either from abandonment or being torn down ...



Call Box: Feltmans Tasty Foods left a sweet legacy  The Florida Times-Union

Chef Louie Feltman left his mark in the culinary world in a variety of ways. He served as chef at various hotels, prepared meals for Eastern and National Airlines ...



Finally, a homecoming for Jacksonville sailor killed at Pearl Harbor  The Florida Times-Union

The Western Union telegram came on Dec. 21, 1941, two weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, confirming what Bessie Meyer already knew: Her son was ...



$495M award leaves Kalil McCoy's family 'speechless,' 'overwhelmed'  WJXT News4JAX

The mother and twin brother of a 20-year-old Jacksonville woman who was shot and killed in 2011 were left speechless Tuesday when a Duval County jury ...



Funding options, equity at issue in Duval County school facilities planning  The Florida Times-Union

For the 2017-18 school year, Orange County Public Schools received about $308 million from impact fee and sales tax revenues to use for new schools and ...



Community activists call for economic boycott of Jacksonville unless city removes Confederate monuments  The Florida Times-Union

Community activists Saturday renewed their demand that Jacksonville leaders immediately take down all Confederate monuments on city-owned property, ...



Former Jackson High coach exonerated  WJXT Jacksonville

The former Andrew Jackson High School football coach, who resigned amid allegations that he invited a female student to use his office shower, then watched ...



Rita Coolidge Will Call Tallahassee Home. Again.  WJCT NEWS

A true popular music legend is settling down in the place she says she feels most at home. Rita Coolidge is back in Tallahassee to stay. Coolidge says she.



Call Box: From A to not quite Z, Jacksonville has produced its share of celebs  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: I read Matt Soergel's story about a documentary project planned about Southern rock in Jacksonville. It made me think of other celebrities who ...



Franz Edward Silas Jr. | Obituaries  SCNow

MULLINS -- Mr. Franz Edward Silas, Jr., 80, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at his home.Mr. Silas was born February 26, 1939 in Ocala, FL, a son of the late Franz ...



Kalil McCoy's family sues 3 involved in her death for damages  WJXT News4JAX

The family of a 20-year-old woman shot and killed in 2011 is suing for wrongful death.



Notable Jacksonville-area deaths of 2018  The Florida Times-Union

As a teenager, Henri Landwirth's life was spared only when a Nazi soldier made a last-second decision not to shoot him. The five years he spent in Nazi camps ...



Sailor comes home to Jacksonville, 77 years, 6 months, 13 days after dying in battle  The Florida Times-Union

The wind gusted sideways and rain lashed down as the Delta passenger jet carrying Seaman 1st Class Herbert Joseph Poindexter Jr. drew close to his ...



Teachable Moments: Regan Ashker, Andrew Jackson High School  Florida Times-Union

Many of Regan Ashker's ninth-grade students have never crossed the Main Street bridge or been to the beach.But thanks to Ashker's insistence on reading great ...



District 14 City Council candidates share thoughts at public forums  The Resident Community News

One of the most exciting electoral races this spring will be the one for the District 14 City Council seat being sought by five candidates. The incumbent, Jim Love, ...



Jackson principal Iranetta Wright becomes one of four new region chiefs  Florida Times-Union

Andrew Jackson High School is losing the principal it had for five years because the Duval County School Board OK'd making her one of four region chiefs.



New schools, programs, courses to greet 130,000 Duval students  Florida Times-Union

More than 130000 Duval students head back to public school Monday.Most will face changes from newly-enacted education laws or new innovations in schools.



Jax high schoolers build functioning AI models  Jacksonville Business Journal

Local high schoolers spent the summer building AI models capable of predicting which patients will revisit an emergency room, which teachers will succeed at ...



Duval sets community meetings about aging schools  The Florida Times-Union

The Duval County School Board is holding a series of community meetings starting Thursday to discuss the condition of its schools and facilities, including aging ...



Bob Retherford remembered as perpetually positive  Jacksonville Daily Record

Cushman & Wakefield senior director died Sunday.



Clay announces 4 school administrative changes  The Florida Times-Union

Three Clay County schools will have new principals, and the district will have a new administrator for the 2018-19 school year beginning in August.



Former Jacksonville teacher convicted in death of 4-year-old daughter; child hit with lumber  Florida Times-Union

A jury needed just 20 minutes Wednesday to convict a former Jacksonville teacher in the January 2015 death of his 4-year-old daughter who was disciplined ...



Amid Forrest Controversy, Who Are Jacksonville's High Schools Named For?  WJCT NEWS

At a meeting Tuesday evening, the Duval County School Board signaled they will vote Friday on whether to begin the process of renaming Jacksonville's N.B..



Today in Jacksonville History: March 18, 1960  The Florida Times-Union

Buoyed by a combination St. Patrick's Day-birthday party-campaign kickoff rally, Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns set off on his quest for the Florida ...



'If I want to do it, I just do it:' Cupcake Connection owner launches new venture  Jacksonville Daily Record

With no formal culinary or business training, Ladreeka Atwater started her Cupcake Connection Bakery and Desserts business out of her house in 1993.



Duval County Public Schools announces 14 new schools, programs for 2016-2017 school year  Florida Times-Union

Duval County Public Schools announced changes to 14 schools Tuesday morning. The new programs include vocational training at A. Philip Randolph as well ...



Local students get college scholarships when you sign up to mentor  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

First Coast News is partnering with Take Stock in Children to help recruit 200 new mentors this school year.



Jury awards $495M to Kalil McCoy's family in wrongful death lawsuit  WJXT News4JAX

A jury hearing a wrongful death lawsuit in the 2011 shooting death of a 20-year-old Jacksonville woman awarded her family more than $495 million.



Foster Marshall, 1935-2019: From homing pigeons to catastrophes to celebrities, T-U photo editor had a flare  The Florida Times-Union

During his 40-year career with The Florida Times-Union, Foster Marshall was known as an innovative photographer who came up with the idea of using a ...



School Board 4: Cynthia Smith Bio, Questionnaire  The Florida Times-Union

Duval School Board District 4: Linda Butler, Erdine Johnson, Charis Scurry, Timothy Sloan, Cynthia Smith, Darryl Willie CYNTHIA SMITH BIOCynthia Smith is a ...



Take 'em down! The people of Jacksonville take a stand against...  Liberation

On August 2, the activists and community leaders of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition gathered downtown to celebrate the official public launch of the Take ...



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.



Duval County School Board continues incentive pay plan for teachers at 36 troubled schools  Florida Times-Union

The Duval School Board Tuesday approved the plan for the second year of Quality Education for All initiatives, which combine up to $50 million in local ...



A look back at some of the notable Jacksonville deaths of 2016  Florida Times-Union

In 2016, the Jacksonville area lost residents who helped shape its schools, government, health care, recreational activities and landscape.They included war ...



Call Box: Lil Champ founder was a heavyweight in the business world  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: Many years ago there was a local chain of convenience stores called Jaxon Mini-Market, and the logo was, I believe, a boxer. Who owned or ...



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 ...



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.



Duval ups its schools career-technology game; invests more in career classes, programs, internships  Florida Times-Union

Duval schools dramatically increased their career and technology courses in recent years, in step with a national trend to help students gain college credits and ...



Call Box: The Old West once flourished in Springfield  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: The Corral Restaurant went on for years and years. I'd like to know about its history.T.S., JacksonvilleDear T.S.: The Corral brought the flavor of ...



Friends and family remember woman killed in her Jacksonville apartment  Florida Times-Union

Her Facebook page shows a 42-year-old woman proud of her youngest son on his birthday, her family and her days at Andrew Jackson High School.But Kenya ...



Killer found guilty in retrial for death of teen  First Coast News

He was 19 when he was arrested for the murder of a teen girl in downtown Jacksonville back into 2011. Six years and two trials later, Fredrick Lee Wade was ...



Brooker Mikey Kelly, veteran educator, dies at 87  Ocala

Editor's note: This story has been revised to clarify that Forest and Vanguard high schools were created as integrated schools. Brooker Mikey Kelly — a former ...



Call Box: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Grannys Restaurant and Springfield Pool  The Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: When I moved here in 1980, there was a beautiful old stone structure on the corner of Orange Picker Road and San Jose Boulevard. It seems to ...



Parents, including a Jacksonville teacher, receive long prison sentences in beating death of child  Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville father and stepmother of a 4-year-old girl who was beaten so many times with a wooden stick that she died have been sentenced to life and 60 ...



Call Box: Springfield Pool made a splash for decades  Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: Does anyone remember the Springfield swimming pool? I had so much fun there. C.B., Jacksonville. Dear C.B.: The Springfield Pool holds ...



Charlie Coleman, 1933-2016: Jacksonville sporting goods legend  Florida Times-Union

Before major sports retailers opened stores in Jacksonville, there was Charlie Coleman's Sport Shop.Over three decades, thousands of players got their athletic ...



Duval schools superintendent releases recommended principal changes  Florida Times-Union

Duval County Public Schools' Superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals released his recommended list of principal changes Tuesday.Notable moves include James ...



Giving Back: Dewitt Robinson puts his students first  Florida Times-Union

When people volunteer, they can change lives - including their own. Each week in Reason, we will highlight a volunteer's story of giving back and how that ...



Federal program provides meals to all students in half of Duvals schools  Florida Times-Union

More students at some Duval County schools are eating school lunch and breakfast than in years past, and officials credit a new federal program that gives free ...



Alpha Kappa Alpha introduces debutantes  The Florida Times-Union

The Gamma Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, in conjunction with The Alpha Jax Foundation, introduced its 2019 Silver Rose Debutante ...



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.



Father of woman charged in death of 4-year-old said she was raised to protect children  Florida Times-Union

Jada Christine Norfleet's smile briefly beamed out from her biological mother's Facebook page on Monday, five photographs showing the 4-year-old girl from ...



20-year-old Kalil McCoy died in a car full of friends; jury convicts triggerman  Florida Times-Union

A window.That is why 20-year-old Kalil McCoy died.Her smile - which could light a room and brighten the gloomiest day, prosecutors said - will only be seen ...



Jean Godbold, wife of former Mayor Jake Godbold, dies at age 82  Florida Times-Union

Jean Godbold, wife of former Jacksonville Mayor Jake Godbold, died Friday of complications from a stroke. She was 82.Mrs. Godbold stayed out of the spotlight ...



Meet the candidate: Terry Fields  Florida Times-Union

BIO OF TERRY FIELDS,CITY COUNCIL, DISTRICT 8Terry L. Fields was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. A graduate of Jean Ribault Senior High School, ...



Morris Worman: Iconic Jacksonville deli and bakerys co-owner dies at 79  Florida Times-Union

Morris Worman, co-owner of the well-known downtown bakery and delicatessen that closed last August, died Sunday at the Hadlow Center of Caring of ...



Arthur Brad Tredinnick, former Jacksonville City Council president, dies at 79  Florida Times-Union

Arthur "Brad" Tredinnick, a former Jacksonville City Council president and insurance executive, died from emphysema Thursday at his home in Ponte Vedra ...



Jacksonville man found guilty of 2nd-degree murder for 2nd time  WJXT Jacksonville

The jury hearing Fredrick Wade's retrial of the second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a 20-year-old woman will hear closing arguments ...



Nonprofits, Jaguars, Publix And Others Join Together To Donate, Distribute 1200 Holiday Meals  WJCT NEWS

The Jaguars, Publix, PepsiCo, Pajcic and Pajcic and more than 20 First Coast area nonprofits are joining together to make the holidays brighter.



Stan Jordans wife, Shirley, dies from health complications  Florida Times-Union

Shirley Hodges Jordan, wife of former Duval County School Board member and state legislator Stan Jordan, died Monday night at Memorial Hospital ...



Families gather for sad ritual of remembering youth cut down by Jacksonville violence  Florida Times-Union

Lynnette Roebuck sees her daughter's friends growing older, having children and building careers - things she will not see her daughter do.Kalil McCoy died in ...



First Coasts star G-man once hunted Ted Bundy  Florida Times-Union

Charles M. Blalock, legendary FBI agent in Jacksonville for about 25 years, died Sunday at the McGraw Center for Caring of Community Hospice of Northeast ...



Call Box: Athletic fields bloom atop some former dump sites  Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: Since moving to Jacksonville, I've had the pleasure to go to several parks here in Jacksonville. One is Rondette Park off Fort Caroline Road in ...



New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators  WUFT

Alana Walker was determined to have a career in dentistry. Instead, she stands in front of an eighth-grade classroom. Walker, a 23-year-old graduate from ...



Jacksonville founder of convenience store chain dies at age 90  Florida Times-Union

George Helow, who turned seven Jacksonville convenience stores into a chain of 370 Zippy Marts in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama, died ...



North Florida said farewell to diverse group in 2014  Florida Times-Union

The Jacksonville area lost a diverse group of people in 2014, including admirals, business executives, physicians, architects, educators, political officials, civic ...



Call Box: Lucky Strike Bowling Center has 'struck' out  Florida Times-Union

Dear Call Box: I was wondering if you could tell me what's going on with the old Lucky Strike Bowling Center on Harts Road. I've noticed that they are removing, ...



Jake Godbold: Champion of the little man  Florida Times-Union

Jake Godbold can't figure out exactly where his childhood home once stood, a few miles north of downtown Jacksonville. Those old rows of buildings in the ...



Festival to offer remembrance of Huguenots  Florida Times-Union

What remains of the French colony founded more than 450 years ago near modern-day Mayport rests only in recovered documents - and in the minds of ...



Huguenot drowning victim died trying to save her son  ActionNewsJax.com

In the blink of an eye, Huguenot Park's beautiful waves turned deadly for 45-year-old Penny Guy-Smith on Sunday. According to witnesses, she was seen ...



Late Jacksonville judge remembered as iconic figure in Northeast Florida  Florida Times-Union

A brilliant trial judge who loved the high-profile case, a jurist who often made defense lawyers feel like there was a second prosecutor on the bench, a man who ...



A conversation with Lou Ritter  Jacksonville Daily Record

Former City Council member, Council president, City Commissioner and Mayor Lou Ritter is one of Jacksonville's most revered elder statesman. Born and raised ...



Jacksonville man testifies about dumping friends body in murder trial  Florida Times-Union

She was riding in the passenger seat of a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Frederick Wade, the man charged in her death. Three other men were in the backseat.



The "lawyer's lawyer" didn't quit until he was sure of his case.  Florida Times-Union

He had a reputation for being as tough as they come, a tireless attorney who stayed late, studied hard and slugged holes through prosecutions.Walter G. Arnold ...



Duval County police reports on all gun-in-school incidents...  WJXT Jacksonville

2012. 10-30, 17-year-old Eltonia Humpries arrested with a Cobra .380 automatic handgun at First Coast High School. 10-31, Loaded 38-caliber handgun, four ...



1983-2013: William "Allen" Acree was Jacksonville native, Navarre Beach firefighter  Florida Times-Union

A contingent of the Navarre Beach Fire Department plans to drive six hours from Northwest Florida to Jacksonville to attend Saturday's funeral of one of their own ...



River City roots: Lots of big-time music acts have ties to Jacksonville  Florida Times-Union

Everybody who knows anything about music knows that Lynyrd Skynyrd is from Jacksonville. But they're hardly the only big-time music act with roots in ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/3  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Marx Parker Kathryn, 69, of The Villages, died ...



Bremer Brace products improve quality of life  Florida Times-Union

Brian Snide, 37, of Middleburg, got home from work after a hot July day as a pipe fitter and jumped into his pool to cool off. He had done it dozens of times, ...



Obituaries  St. Augustine Record

a Virginia Clark Virginia Mae "Jinny" Clark, 80, passed away on June 7, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on Nov. 3, 1934 in Glen ...



Full circle: Youth standout now is youth leader  Ocala

Darrin Williams has been named the recreation programs supervisor at the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Lillian F. Bryant Community Center, where he ...



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