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Christmas in Clay County program

Clay County families have a chance to enjoy a holiday event on Friday.

Mall hosts visit with Santa for special needs children

Children in our area got a special treat straight from the North Pole. It was a chance to visit Santa and tell him what they want for Christmas. But the visit with Santa at the Avenues Mall was extra special because it was…

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Charles Kellenberger looks through a calendar where he keeps a daily count of all the cookies he’s baked since Hurricane Charley in 2004 at his North Fort Myers home. Charlie has baked over half a million cookies.

Retiree, 73, sweetens lives with cookies

Charles Kellenberger, who started baking cookies and giving them to first responders after Hurricane Charley, has baked over half a million cookies since 2004.

Local holiday events starting this weekend

Several family events are planned around town for the holidays.

Craft fair offers unique gifts

Anyone looking for some unique, handmade gift ideas for the holidays will want to check out the Mandarin Craft Fair.

Parade led by rescued 8-year-old boy

Baker County kicked off the holiday season with its annual parade that included a special grand marshal.

Channel 4’s Melanie Lawson was loaded down with donations.

WJXT toy drive benefits Christmas Party

Dozens of bicycles and hundreds of gifts were dropped off Thursday by generous Channel 4 viewers.

Blood Alliance low on all types

Typical for this time of the year as we approach the holidays, The Blood Alliance is experiencing a very low blood supply, especially with O-negative and O-positive blood types. 

Blind student marching in school band

When Chad Erickson's mother saw a story about a blind student in south Florida who had joined his school's marching band, Erickson said he could do it, too. He transferred to Fletcher because the school's band director…

Delores Barr Weaves offers Women's Center $500K match

The Women’s Center of Jacksonville will celebrate 20 years of improving the lives of women during 2015. In recognition of the 20th anniversary of The Women's Center of Jacksonville, longtime supporter Delores Barr Weaver is…

Consumer Reports: Most, least loved cars

Consumer Reports surveys 350,000 car owners and ask if they’d buy their car again. It’s a good way to tell how happy you’ll be with your next car. Find out the top cars and the losers.

Dustup over nude photo continues

There's no word from Jacksonville's mayor or the city's top lawyers on the City Council president's request to pull a $230,000 grant from the Museum of Contemporary Art over a photo of a naked, pregnant woman lying on a sofa.

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Memorable Birthdays

  • Morning Show Recognizes First Birthdays

    Every day on the morning show, Channel 4 features babies on their first birthday. Learn how to send the photos and when to watch.

    Milestone birthdays

    Channel 4 also honors significant birthdays, whether it be a centennial or beyond, a sweet 16, or something in between.  Here's an outlet to celebrate those milestones by submitting their photo, birth date, and a sentence or two about the person being honored.

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