Newly formed task force combats human trafficking, child sex exploitation in Northeast Florida
In 2022 there were 2,300 child exploitation and human trafficking cases across Northeast Florida. Now, law enforcement officials from five local counties, FDLE, the Department of Homeland Security and the Tim Tebow Foundation are partnering together to put a stop to it.
Positively JAX: ‘Night to Shine’ in Jacksonville gives people with special needs a prom to remember
Friday night was a night to remember for more than 1,000 people with special needs who were crowned Kings and Queens of the prom at the 9th Annual Night to Shine Prom, which was held at a new location: the Prime Osborn Convention Center.
Damar Hamlin put prayer in football back in the spotlight
When medical personnel rushed onto the field to save Damar Hamlin’s life after the Buffalo Bills’ defensive back collapsed during a game last month in Cincinnati, many people witnessing the horrifying scene did the only thing they could to help.
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.
Tim Tebow to speak at UF’s 2022 spring commencement
Former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, who went on to play professional football and baseball and is known for his philanthropy and motivational leadership, will serve as UF’s university-wide commencement speaker this spring in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the university announced.
Richardson’s encore with No. 13 Florida comes at woeful USF
By the time No. 13 Florida’s season opener was over, Anthony Richardson had leaped one defender, thrown another to the ground and looked so special with the ball in his hands that he might as well have had a cape dangling from his No. 15 jersey.