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  • On this day September 22, 1985

    The first benefit concert was held before a crowd of 80,000 people at the Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. Organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young, the event had been spurred on by Bob Dylan's […]

Local News

  • Courthouse pet therapy program eases stress for victims, witnesses
    on September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

    The courthouse can be a stressful place. As you make your way through the metal detectors and down the hallways to your assigned courtroom, you start to feel the tension all around you. Almost everyone inside isn't here […]

  • FHP: 1 person killed, 1 injured in U.S. Highway 17 head-on collision
    on September 22, 2019 at 9:53 am

    Florida Highway Patrol reports one person was killed and one seriously injured in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 17, near NAS JAX Base early Sunday morning. FHP says a 2008 Scion TC was traveling southbound on U.S. […]

  • Several areas impacted by oil in St. Simons Sound
    on September 22, 2019 at 1:45 am

    On the 13th day since a cargo ship carrying more than 4,000 vehicles capsized in the St. Simons Sound, the St. Simons Sound Unified Command noted several areas of environmental impact from oil in a press release. The […]

  • UPDATE: Lake City Police located 4 missing juveniles
    on September 21, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    The Lake City Police Department says it has located the four juveniles believed to have left in a stolen van. Police say Austin Varney, 15; Tyler McCormick, 15; Dametrick Hollins, 14; and Sipp Pierce Jr, 10 left a home on […]

Local Sports

  • Bolles girls win 6th straight Katie Caples cross country event
    on September 22, 2019 at 4:10 am

    The Bolles girls made it six in a row at the Katie Caples Invitational cross country meet on Saturday night at Bishop Kenny. Led by a pair of freshmen in Elizabeth Csikai and Ella Mickler, the Bulldogs placed four runners […]

  • Ribault product Jakob Johnson added to Patriots roster
    on September 22, 2019 at 1:55 am

    Jakob Johnson is the latest local player in the NFL, and he just made history. The Ribault product was signed by the New England Patriots on Saturday and added to the active roster. Johnson is the first player to end up in […]

  • Backup QB Alex Hornibrook leads Florida State past Louisville
    on September 21, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Cam Akers scored three touchdowns and Alex Hornibrook came off the bench and threw a 60-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as Florida State defeated Louisville 35-24 on Saturday.Akers ran 29 times for 112 yards for […]

  • Jack Spencer: A football guy who became a baseball lifer
    on September 21, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    Jack Spencer, a longtime high school baseball coach in the area who spent time at four local programs and won a pair of state titles, died on Friday following complications from cancer. Spencer was 72. "The family, me, my […]