Christ’s Church star Chase Healey makes history, wins 3rd straight state title
Just call him Chase History. Christ’s Church Academy star Chase Healey won his third consecutive Class 1A state championship with a sterling performance on Wednesday afternoon in Orlando. Healey beat True North’s Brennon Chow, 6-2, 6-6, (7-2) to make history as just the seventh boys player to end his career with three titles.
EXPLAINER: What led to priests being killed in Mexico?
Two Jesuit priests and a tour guide murdered in Mexico’s Sierra Tarahumara this week are the latest in a long line of activists, reporters, travelers and local residents who have been threatened or killed by criminal gangs that dominate the region.
Historic Black church holds service in parking lot after devastating fire
A historic Black church was destroyed by a fire last Thursday night. Now, members of St. Simon’s Baptist Church are making do by holding services outside. The pastor’s assistant said the church staff will keep holding services outside until the church is rebuilt. It’s joy that I cannot explain.”Ambakisye, the assistant pastor at St. Simons Baptist Church, said Sunday’s service was wonderful and chose to focus on the good rather than the church being destroyed. Investigators are calling the fire that destroyed St. Simon’s Church on Thursday night suspicious.
City approved 2 new designs for downtown developments
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This week the Downtown Development Review Board approved the historic Laura Street Trio project, according to News4Jax partners at the Jax Daily Record. (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.) (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.) The city also approved plans for a concert venue attached to a rooftop bar on Bay Street, also known as Project 323. (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)
Task force calls for COVID-19 vaccine sites to expand to minority communities
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Church leaders in Florida are pushing for more than 80 churches in under-served areas to become vaccination clinics. Church leaders say the governor and Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry aren’t doing enough to reach underserved communities with the vaccine. They are now working to get the federal government to provide enough doses to open these sites. The leaders say it’s not political, it’s about saving lives. Church leaders announced nine Northeast Florida locations where they say coronavirus vaccination clinics should be placed.
Jacksonville church holding free turkey giveaway for families in need
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Household of Faith Church in Jacksonville wants to help families in need this Thanksgiving. The church is giving away 600 turkeys and several pallets of food items to community members Saturday at 9 a.m. A limited supply of gas cards and Walmart gift cards will also be included. Call the church if you need food for Thanksgiving at 904-764-8400. Household of Faith church
Northeast Florida churches get creative for Easter Sunday services
However, many churches in Northeast Florida told News4Jax they will not open their churches. Instead, they will stream Easter service online. At University Church, lead Pastor Frank Ciresi, said they will also stream Easter Service online. In addition to streaming Easter service, other churches are bringing people together at a safe social distance. Their drive-in Easter service will be held on Sunday at 10:15 a.m. in the Northeast Florida Fair parking lot to accommodate hundreds of worshipers.
Eddie Murphy Shares Why He's Finally Hosting 'Saturday Night Live' (Exclusive)
So Dolemite came together, then Coming 2 America came together, then Beverly Hills Cop  came together," he continued. I can do that and I can have my funny little bookend and while I was at it, let me host Saturday Night Live. "I kind of developed it from the beginning and Rudy Ray Moore was kind of somebody I really, really was a fan of. "He's in Africa," Murphy revealed, adding that Wesley Snipes "is playing an African warlord named General Izzi. RELATED CONTENT:'Dolemite Is My Name': Eddie Murphy Is a Karate-Chopping Showman in First TrailerEddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Reunite, Confirm 'Coming to America' SequelEddie Murphy Welcomes His 10th Child