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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

  • Officers investigate Moncrief shopping center
    on August 17, 2019 at 1:58 am

    Officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were sent to investigate a shopping center Friday night in the Moncrief neigborhood. The scene was near the intersection of Moncrief Road and Edgewood Avenue. It wasn't […]

  • Jacksonville police: Man in his 20s shot on Westside
    on August 17, 2019 at 1:21 am

    A young man was shot Friday night in the Hillcrest area of the Westside, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. According to police, the man, described as being in his 20s, was outside a residence on Ellis Trace Drive […]

  • Beloved family dog found dead after Chimney Lakes home broken into
    on August 17, 2019 at 12:54 am

    A beloved dog was found dead after a home in the Chimney Lakes subdivision was burglarized, his family said. The dog's death has left his family, as well as neighbors, both heartbroken and outraged. After family members […]

  • Body cam: Uncle charged in pregnant teen's death questioned by police
    on August 16, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    News4Jax has obtained police body camera footage taken as officers interviewed a man suspected in the death of a missing pregnant Jacksonville teenager. The videos show investigators speaking to Johnathan Quiles, the man […]

Local Sports

  • Local MLB update: Giants' Austin Slater continues to thrive
    on August 16, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Each Friday, News4Jax will chart how area players are doing in Major League Baseball. Pos. Player Local tie MLB team SS Javier Baez, Arlington CD, Cubs, Hitting .286 with 28 HR, 81 RBI. Late scratch for Thursday's game […]

  • Teal the Podcast | The price of the preseason
    on August 16, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Once again, the Jaguars lost in the preseason with more than two dozen players held out of Thursday night's game against the Eagles. Cole Pepper and Mark Brunell discuss the good and the bad from the game and what needs to […]

  • Mark Brunell: There's risk in both playing and sitting starters in preseason
    on August 16, 2019 at 11:14 am

    Watching preseason games without the starters is painful. It's bad enough to have to endure watching one preseason game a year without them. This year, it looks like we get to enjoy three. We saw a 29-0 clunker against the […]

  • Offense struggles again for Jaguars in loss to Eagles
    on August 16, 2019 at 2:20 am

    Cody Kessler's return to Jacksonville lasted seven plays and ended with a slow walk to the visitors' locker room. Philadelphia's third-string quarterback was knocked out of the team's 24-10 preseason victory against the […]