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This Day In Country Music

  • On this day August 17, 2014

    Johnny Cash's childhood home was opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town where he grew up. The Cash family moved to the house in Dyess in 1935, when Johnny was three, as part of a government […]

  • On this day August 17, 1952

    Hank Williams was arrested in Alexander City, Alabama for public drunkeness. The famous and much used photo of Hank Williams shirtless was taken as he was let out of jail later in the day. […]

Local News

  • Man hurt in possible road rage shooting, Jacksonville police say
    on August 17, 2018 at 8:25 am

    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a motorcyclist who police said shot a man on the Southside.Officers were called to Richmond Park Drive around 2:20 a.m. Friday after reports about a person shot in the area. […]

  • Concerns addressed as Navy tests water for contaminants
    on August 17, 2018 at 3:04 am

    As the Navy tests water wells for possible containments in and around Naval Air Station Jacksonville, representatives held an open house Thursday to address the concerns of residents.Some signed up to have their water tested […]

  • Celebrities pay respects to Aretha Franklin with Twitter tributes
    on August 17, 2018 at 2:35 am

    Now, this is some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. After Aretha Franklin peacefully passed away on Thursday at age 76 in Detroit, celebrities around the world paid tribute to the "Queen of Soul" with salutations on Twitter. Let's all […]

  • Last of 3 men arrested after deadly shooting of 7-year-old
    on August 17, 2018 at 2:31 am

    Abrion Price, the third man wanted after the death of a 7-year-old girl was captured by police, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Thursday night. #BreakingNews - ABRION PRICE is in-custody for FELONY MURDER in the […]

Local Sports

  • Calais Campbell calls Taven Bryan 'best rookie I've had'
    on August 17, 2018 at 4:32 am

    As the most senior leader of the Jaguars' defense, Calais Campbell's words carry significant weight. And when the veteran defensive end, who is entering his 11th season in the National Football League said the Jaguars' […]

  • Bubba, Atlantic Coast determined to break losing streak to Mandarin
    on August 17, 2018 at 2:07 am

    Rebuilding a program isn't something that happens overnight. Last season Atlantic Coast went 2-11 in Jimmy Hill's first year as head coach. Quarterback is the one position that can instantly get a football team back on the […]

  • Defenses dominate Jaguars-Vikings practices
    on August 17, 2018 at 1:13 am

    Jacksonville and Minnesota each fell one game short of the Super Bowl last season, and they had another important trait in common, too. Dominant defense. The Vikings finished first in the NFL last season with both the fewest […]

  • Training camp report: High praise for Jaguars first-round pick
    on August 17, 2018 at 12:03 am

    The Jacksonville Jaguars and Minnesota Vikings spent much of Thursday's combined practice dodging Mother Nature.The teams spent the middle portion of the session in the Vikings indoor practice facility before returning to […]