Arielis

Jacksonville Local News

Three firefighters given Life Saving Awards | Jacksonville Daily News Three firefighters given Life Saving Awards
Most of the evening Tuesday at the Jacksonville City Council meeting was spent on presentations, including giving Life Saving Awards to three men with Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services.JFES Driver Operator Johnathan Prevatte, Firefighter Colby Canady, and Driver Operator William “Eron” Ferrell were brought to the front of the council chambers.On May 23, Mayor Sammy Phillips re
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Three supporters of white nationalist Richard Spencer arrested after shot fired at Florida venue | Jacksonville Daily News Three supporters of white nationalist Richard Spencer arrested after shot fired at Florida venue
The only shot fired at Richard Spencer's University of Florida appearance missed its mark, and police said two of the three men arrested in connection with the shooting were members of extremist groups.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Arrest made in recent shooting | Jacksonville Daily News Arrest made in recent shooting
An arrest has made in a recent shooting outside a Jacksonville bar.Darrell T. Cureton, 34, of W. Railroad Street in Vanceboro, was charged Thursday by Jacksonville Police Department with assault with deadly weapon intent to kill inflicting serious injury, misdemeanor discharge of firearms, and misdemeanor concealed gun in a private establishment with posted notice.Cureton is accused of shooting Ty
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Jacksonville man accused of strangling woman | Jacksonville Daily News Jacksonville man accused of strangling woman
A disturbance at a Jacksonville apartment complex ended with the arrest of a Dennis Road man.Donnie Ray Johnson, Jr., 36, of Dennis Road in Jacksonville was arrested by the Jacksonville Police Department on Oct. 18 and charged with assault by strangulation.Police were called to a report of a disturbance at Plaza Manor Apartments around 8 p.m. Oct. 18 where found a 28-year-old female with purp
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
This kills more people every year than war, smoking or road accidents | Jacksonville Daily News This kills more people every year than war, smoking or road accidents
Study: Environmental pollution, including air, water and soil, kills 9 million people a year and costs $4.6 trillion
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Jacksonville Police mourn slain former officer | Jacksonville Daily News Jacksonville Police mourn slain former officer
Florida law enforcement is investigating the homicide of a former Jacksonville Police Department officer.The Escambia County Sheriff's Office in Pensacola, Florida said they found the body of 33-year-old Taylor Ashley Wright around noon on Thursday, according to a post they made on Facebook.Wright was reported missing on Sept. 7 and was discovered in a wooded area, according to the post. They arre
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Police department to accept unwanted prescription drugs | Jacksonville Progress Police department to accept unwanted prescription drugs
On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Jacksonville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 14th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of…
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
Clardy to be honored as ‘Champion for Long Term Care’ | Jacksonville Progress Clardy to be honored as ‘Champion for Long Term Care’
AUSTIN — State Rep. Travis Clardy will be honored as a “Champion for Long Term Care” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the Bonner Street Plaza Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
Cherokee County health department offers flu clinic | Jacksonville Progress Cherokee County health department offers flu clinic
The Cherokee County Department of Public Health will hold a special Saturday flu clinic on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their primary location - 803 College Avenue in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
Jacksonville ISD student ambassadors visit Angelina House | Jacksonville Progress Jacksonville ISD student ambassadors visit Angelina House
The Jacksonville ISD Student Ambassador Team visited Angelina House today for a "Listen & Learn" time for both residents and students. The 20 students, ranging from grades 3 through 12, introduced themselves and enjoyed lunch and visits with the residents,…
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
‘Duchess of Jacksonville’ named  at Texas Rose Festival | Jacksonville Progress ‘Duchess of Jacksonville’ named at Texas Rose Festival
Ashlen Anne Richards, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Richards , is the "Duchess of Jacksonville" in the 84th Annual Texas Rose Festival. Miss Richards is a sophomore at The University of Texas at Tyler, where she is majoring in…
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
KC selected to receive $3M grant to increase effectiveness, online success | Jacksonville Progress KC selected to receive $3M grant to increase effectiveness, online success
Kilgore College has been selected to receive a U.S. Department of Education 2017 Part F Title III Strengthening Institutions grant worth $2,998,352 over a five-year cycle.
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
Power producers in high-energy debate on subsidies | Jacksonville Progress Power producers in high-energy debate on subsidies
AUSTIN — Last week not only brought word that owners will pull the plug on two more Texas coal-fired power plants, but also that the Texas wind-energy generation could overtake coal here in the near future.
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
Jacksonville College students minister following hurricane | Jacksonville Progress Jacksonville College students minister following hurricane
In response to the devastating effects of hurricane Harvey, more than 100 Jacksonville College students and employees received training from the Disaster Relief Ministry of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) on September 6. Following the training, groups of…
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
DPS highlights school bus safetly efforts | Jacksonville Progress DPS highlights school bus safetly efforts
AUSTIN – In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will…
Jacksonville Progress | October 20, 2017
Applications being accepted for Christmas Cheer | Jacksonville Daily News Applications being accepted for Christmas Cheer
The application period for the 2017 Onslow Christmas Cheer Program is underway.Through the application process, the Christmas Cheer program provides references for groups and organizations in the community wishing to sponsor families for Christmas. The program also helps families or individuals directly.The application period opened Oct. 17 and continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Laptops could be banned from checked bags on planes due to fire risk | Jacksonville Daily News Laptops could be banned from checked bags on planes due to fire risk
The Federal Aviation Administration is urging airlines to ban large personal electronic devices from checked luggage due to the potential for an uncontainable fire
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Uninsured rate up to 3.5 million amid Uninsured rate up to 3.5 million amid "Obamacare" turmoil
President Donald Trump has stopped federal payments that reimburse insurers for lower copays and deductibles that the Obama-era law requires them to provide to people with modest incomes. His administration also cut the length of open enrollment in half, and sharply reduced federal grants to groups that help consumers navigate the process.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Arts Council hosts inaugural gala event to expand outreach | Jacksonville Daily News Arts Council hosts inaugural gala event to expand outreach
Small art makes a big difference.Onslow County’s sole arts agency held a first-of-its kind event in Jacksonville Thursday night to grow awareness about the value of a robust community arts program. The Cre8 Gala, organized by the Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts, gathered local talent, advocates, and supporters to showcase previous organizational achievements and the future vision.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
70-year-old man charged with assault with a deadly weapon | Jacksonville Daily News 70-year-old man charged with assault with a deadly weapon
An elderly Jacksonville man remained in Onslow County Jail Friday accused of firing a gun in the presence of an elderly woman.Michael Bowie Kelly, 70, of Warn Street in Jacksonville was arrested by the Jacksonville Police Department on Oct. 19 and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.He is accused of pointing a .38 caliber revolver and discharging the gun in the presence o
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Holly Ridge town manager resigns | Jacksonville Daily News Holly Ridge town manager resigns
The Holly Ridge town manager resigned Friday afternoon in a closed emergency session.Holly Ridge Town Council accepted the resignation of Joseph Pierce, who has been there town manager for three years.Pierce has accepted a position as manager of another municipality.“It was the natural next step in a city manager career,” Pierce said.Out of respect for the new job, since his hiring t
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Curses, obscene gestures before Alabama inmate is executed for killing cop | Jacksonville Daily News Curses, obscene gestures before Alabama inmate is executed for killing cop
Cop killer raises his middle fingers, curses state as he is put to death
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Dog park to open soon in Swansboro | Jacksonville Daily News Dog park to open soon in Swansboro
SWANSBORO | The next park project in Swansboro is for the dogs. Literally.The Town of Swansboro is preparing for the opening of a dog park at Municipal Park that will give dog owners a place for their pooch to play off leash.“It will be open in the next couple of weeks; we are finishing up some details now,” said Parks and Recreation Director Brittany Shipp.Shipp said the fencing has
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea | Jacksonville Daily News Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea
Pyongyang would regard any attempts to strangle the country via U.N. Security Council sanctions as an attempt "to declare war"
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
FRF: 70's police shows inspire career in law enforcement | Jacksonville Daily News FRF: 70's police shows inspire career in law enforcement
 Editor’s Note: The First Responders Friday series is a weekly feature focusing on the men and women in law enforcement, emergency services and fire services who serve in our community every day.Name: Dwayne TaylorAge: 52Total years served: 13Current place of employment: Swansboro Police DepartmentRank or title: LieutenantWhat made you [...]
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
SURF CITY CANDIDATE PROFILE: Donna Thigpen | Jacksonville Daily News SURF CITY CANDIDATE PROFILE: Donna Thigpen
Surf City Town Council candidates were sent the following questions by The Daily News in advance of the Nov. 7 municipal election. Five new candidates are challenging incumbent Teresa Batts in the race for two seats. Candidate Sandi Lowry did not return her questionnaire for publication. Candidate profiles were edited for length in The Daily News’ print edition. Full, unedited versions
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
SURF CITY CANDIDATE PROFILE: Dorothy Royal | Jacksonville Daily News SURF CITY CANDIDATE PROFILE: Dorothy Royal
Surf City Town Council candidates were sent the following questions by The Daily News in advance of the Nov. 7 municipal election. Five new candidates are challenging incumbent Teresa Batts in the race for two seats. Candidate Sandi Lowry did not return her questionnaire for publication. Candidate profiles were edited for length in The Daily News’ print edition. Full, unedited versions appe
Jacksonville Daily News | October 20, 2017
One-stop voting begins | Jacksonville Daily News One-stop voting begins
Six minutes before the doors opened for the first day of one-stop early voting, the first person was already waiting to cast his vote.Tom Mahlum, of Jacksonville, said he was just ready to get it over with.He came into this election season knowing who he was going to vote for and said he liked how the Jacksonville City Council was being run, that it was peaceful without major arguments."They seem
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Live updates from scene around Richard Spencer's speech in Florida | Jacksonville Daily News Live updates from scene around Richard Spencer's speech in Florida
The Gainesville Sun covers the events surrounding the talk given by the controversial figure at the University of Florida.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Uneven record of consolation by Trump for families of fallen war heroes | Jacksonville Daily News Uneven record of consolation by Trump for families of fallen war heroes
Despite Trump's boast that he reaches out personally to all families of the fallen, interviews with family members did not support his claim.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Kelly: Kelly: "Stunned" at criticism for Trump calling war hero's widow
White House chief of staff accuses a Democratic congresswoman of politicizing what he called a "sacred" presidential effort to console the grieving loved ones of a slain soldier.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
NASA using asteroid's close flyby to test warning network | Jacksonville Daily News NASA using asteroid's close flyby to test warning network
Scientists used the flyby as an opportunity to test their planetary defense systems, which protect against asteroid collisions on Earth.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
No foul play suspected after body found near car wash | Jacksonville Daily News No foul play suspected after body found near car wash
No foul play is suspected in the death of a person found near Oasis Car Spa this week.Jacksonville Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Beth Purcell said JPD responded to a report of a body found at 6974 Western Blvd. at approximately 12:30 p.m. today. [...]
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Candlelight vigil held to remember lives lost to domestic violence | Jacksonville Daily News Candlelight vigil held to remember lives lost to domestic violence
I am a survivor.Those were the words of the keynote speakers at Thursday’s candlelight vigil held annually by Onslow Women’s Center to raise awareness and remember those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence.Daryl Clinton and Andrea Robinson are survivors of domestic violence. Each turned to the women’s center for help and they encouraged anyone else who may be a
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Elderly couples in wildfires' path died in each other's arms | Jacksonville Daily News Elderly couples in wildfires' path died in each other's arms
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars.The majority of the 42 people killed in the wildfires that have ravaged Northern California were in their 70s or older. Several were couples who died together, including childhood sweethearts who had grown old together.A 95-year-
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker | Jacksonville Daily News Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker
The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman's explosive temper that he brought it up in church prayer sessions.
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Burn ban in effect across Cherokee County | Jacksonville Progress Burn ban in effect across Cherokee County
Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis has issued a burn ban across Cherokee County.
Jacksonville Progress | October 19, 2017
U.S. war ships patrol off Korean peninsula in warning to Pyongyang | Jacksonville Daily News U.S. war ships patrol off Korean peninsula in warning to Pyongyang
North Korea has slammed the warship gathering as a "rehearsal for war".
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Construction progresses on Sturgeon City, courthouse | Jacksonville Daily News Construction progresses on Sturgeon City, courthouse
Fish flags, 19 of them, twirled on pipes in the wind as a select few stood to describe the importance of Sturgeon City, and how it would continue as they started construction on a new education center.Sturgeon City has grown from its original purpose of cleansing the New River and it’s now so much more, Jacksonville Mayor Sammy Phillips told the gathered crowd at the construction ceremony T
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017
Coming soon: A selfie with your credit card application | Jacksonville Daily News Coming soon: A selfie with your credit card application
Biometric identification, as it is called, uses your face, fingerprint, or voice to tell financial companies it's really you making a purchase
Jacksonville Daily News | October 19, 2017