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Deaths in Central Florida: 12/3

December 3, 2017 by Orlando Sentinel

She is survived by her husband of 62 yrs Meyer Lichtenstein, her sisters Linda Greene and Debbie Fernholz, her brother Barry (Linda) Goldfarb, her children Cheryl (Herb) Orlansky, Mark (Jackie) Lichtenstein, Jerri (Seth) Johnson, David Lichtenstein ...

VCU lands a commitment from Fork Union guard KeShawn Curry

October 3, 2017 by

Richmond.comI mean, it's so family-oriented. When I was there, it just felt very good to me.” Congratulations to Keshawn Curry on his commitment to VCU! @VCU_Hoops #ramnation #GoFUMA — FUMA PG Basketball (@FUMAPGbball) October 2, 2017 ...

2018 combo guard KeShawn Curry commits to VCU

October 2, 2017 by A10Talk

A10TalkMike Rhoades and the Rams picked up a commitment from class of 2018 combo guard KeShawn Curry on Monday. From Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Curry is somewhat of an under-the-radar commit. His NCSA recruiting profile notes that he ...

Andrew Jackson High hosts 'Tiger Tailgate Fundraiser' to help Irma victims

September 22, 2017 by WJXT Jacksonville

WJXT JacksonvilleThe "Tiger Tailgate Fundraiser" was held at the school's stadium on North Main Street in Jacksonville's Brentwood neighborhood before Friday night's football game against Wolfson High School. Regulators approve Citizens Property Insurance rate hikes ...

Edward Waters College announces new venue for 2017 home football games

August 14, 2017 by HBCU Sports

HBCU SportsJacksonville, Florida-The Edward Waters Department of Athletics has announced that Andrew Jackson High School Stadium will be the home venue for five of six home contests during the 2017 Tiger football season. Edward Waters hosted Virginia University ...

Take 'em down! The people of Jacksonville take a stand against Confederate monuments

August 10, 2017 by Liberation

Liberation... roads, and schools named after other white supremacists and Confederate figures. Just a few examples include Robert E. Lee High School (a Confederate general), the Fuller Warren bridge (a member of the Ku Klux Klan), the Isaiah D Hart bridge (a ...

Man convicted of killing classmate in 2011 resentenced to 45 years

July 6, 2017 by First Coast News

First Coast NewsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville man found guilty in June of shooting and killing his Andrew Jackson High classmate and friend has been resentenced to 45 years in prison. On Thursday, a Duval County judge sentenced Frederick Lee Wade for the murder ...

FSCJ Paying Duval County Students While They Earn Certifications

June 15, 2017 by WJCT NEWS

WJCT NEWSSixty Duval County high schoolers are spending the summer between their junior and senior years at Florida State College at Jacksonville, preparing for life after graduation. The students selected from Andrew Jackson, Raines and A. Philip Randolph high ...

FSCJ offers new route to work for Duval County seniors

June 15, 2017 by Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-Union“This program will work to remove barriers that hinder their opportunity for success and provide resources such as tutoring, financial literacy workshops, career advancement tools and even resources for transportation.” Using existing programs at ...

Thursday's Editorial: Future of Brentwood and other neighborhood libraries is being studied

April 26, 2017 by Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-UnionLibraries are centers of culture, hosting music concerts and artistic displays. It doesn't take much effort to see how valuable the libraries are to the people of Jacksonville. Libraries are a classic American resource, one of the essential assets of ...

A look back at some of the notable Jacksonville deaths of 2016

January 12, 2017 by Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-UnionOver three decades, thousands of players got their athletic apparel at his five-store chain. He was in the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Tampa Hall of Fame. As captain of the football team at Andrew Jackson High School, he was ...

Sports medicine program showcased at Andrew Jackson High School

December 20, 2016 by WJXT Jacksonville

WJXT JacksonvilleJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Andrew Jackson High School showcased its new sports medicine training facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday evening. The Sports Medicine Magnet Program launched in August, but the open house was for people to see the ...

Duval Schools partners with Jaguars, Jumbo Shrimp to provide students with real world experience

December 20, 2016 by WOKV

WOKVJacksonville, Fl. - Students at Andrew Jackson High are earning real world experience in the fields of sports medicine and marketing through a partnership with local organizations, like the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and Jacksonville Jaguars. Duval ...

New chief of schools aims to change 'landscape for education'

December 15, 2016 by WJXT Jacksonville

WJXT JacksonvilleJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Duval County School Board elected a new chief of schools last week. Iranetta Wright was voted in the position, which is second in command of Duval County Public Schools, after receiving a nomination from Superintendent Dr ...

Marsha K. Metz

December 6, 2016 by The Sentinel

The SentinelMarsha Kane Metz, 71, of Belleville PA passed away with her family by her side at her home. Marsha was born in Jacksonville, FL on July 24, 1945 to Charlie and Marjorie Kane, both of whom she loved dearly. She attended Andrew Jackson High School where ...

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