Renters Rights: When you can withhold your rent
How bad do things have to be for you to get out of a lease? When is it legal to withhold your rent payments? James Tyer, an attorney with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, said you CAN stop paying rent, but you do have to give your landlord a written notice.
Where storms could impact July 4th fireworks shows
The July 4th holiday weekend is nearly upon us, and eyes begin to turn to the weather for a very specific timeframe. Rain and storms are a near-daily occurrence in early July, and they can severely impact the July 4th fireworks displays across the area.
Do you pay your JEA bill in person? There will be some changes when the utility moves to its new headquarters
In less than a month, JEA is moving to its new downtown headquarters. That will mean some changes for customers who are used to paying their bills in person. JEA is going high-tech with kiosks and apps for your phone to make that happen.
‘I always kept the faith’: Jags fans rally outside stadium as players head to airport for trip to KC
Fans gathered along barriers Friday at TIAA Bank Field as Jaguars players left team meetings and a closed practice to head to the airport for their flight to Kansas City for Saturday’s AFC divisional round matchup.
Increased costs bring more proposed changes for Shipyards project
Some work is underway on the Shipyards project, which involves a new hotel and office building on Jacksonville’s Northbank, but costs have gone up, and all indications are the deal that the Jaguars have with the city is about to change again.
Ian’s impact on Jacksonville - Heavy rains, probable flooding and power outages
The ultimate track will determine precisely what impacts Ian will have on Jacksonville. Based upon what is known this early Monday morning, Ian’s impact will be primarily heavy rainfall, coastal winds to 45 mph, beach erosion, and possible small seiche along the St. Johns River in the downtown area.
Kirby Smart complains about Jacksonville location of Florida-Georgia game — again
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart has been grumbling about the Florida-Georgia game being held in Jacksonville for years, and during Southeastern Conference Media Days this week, he renewed his calls for the annual rivalry game to be played on the universities’ campuses instead.
Fitness festival brings wealth of knowledge to Jax
GORUCK is partnering with leading fitness brands, Savage Race and Rogue Fitness, to transform Jacksonville into the Capital of the Fitness Universe with a three-day fitness festival, Sandlot Jax. Kicking off Friday, April 22 at Metropolitan Park in Downtown Jacksonville, Sandlot Jax is an outdoor fitness festival that will bring together 30+ global trainers, brands, and thought leaders in health, wellness, fitness and technology including: CEO of Niantic / Creators of Pokemon Go, John Hanke, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter and Green Beret, Tim Kennedy, Co-founder and CEO of Whole30 Melissa Urban, and best-selling author, Michael Easter.
Owners of embattled COVID-19 testing company under microscope for lavish lifestyle
The owners of a company operating hundreds of pop-up COVID-19 testing sites across the country, including one in Jacksonville, have been the subject of several investigations by major media outlets over how they’re spending their money.
I-TEAM: Federal health agency investigating complaints related to COVID-19 testing company
Federal officials are investigating numerous complaints related to Center for COVID Control, the company that had been operating a rapid COVID-19 testing site in downtown Jacksonville, the News4JAX I-TEAM learned Friday.