Country News

This Day In Country Music

  • On this day May 25, 2011

    Scotty McCreery won the tenth-season competition of becoming the second country music-focused artist (behind Carrie Underwood) to win. Runner-up Lauren Alaina is also rooted in country music. Days later, both signed […]

  • On this day May 25, 1968

    Bobby Goldsboro was at #1 on the Country chart with "Honey," also known as "Honey (I Miss You)." Written by Bobby Russell, who first produced it with former Kingston Trio member Bob Shane. Then he gave it to American singer […]

Local News

  • Police: Person shot in Mixon Town
    on May 24, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    A person was shot Friday night in the Mixon Town neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. The shooting was reported about 7:20 p.m. on Nixon Street, north of Interstate 10 and south of McCoy Creek […]

  • Police: Dirt bike rider injured after running stop sign, hitting car
    on May 24, 2019 at 11:14 pm

    A dirt bike rider suffered life-threatening injuries after running a stop sign and hitting a car early Friday evening near New Town, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.The crash happened about 6 p.m. at the intersection […]

  • Man falls from car, dies following dispute at gas station
    on May 24, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    Deputies are investigating after a man fell from a car and died Friday afternoon following a dispute outside a store in Interlachen, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Investigators identified the man as Kody […]

  • Duval County likely to close underperforming middle school next year
    on May 24, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    Northwestern Middle School will close after the 2019-20 school year, Duval County School Superintendent Diana Greene announced to state education leaders earlier this week.Greenemade the announcement in Tallahassee as […]

Local Sports

  • Trinity Christian can't get offense going in baseball state semifinals
    on May 24, 2019 at 10:04 pm

    Trinity Christian's bats went quiet on Friday in the baseball state semifinals. Nelson Berkwich was the reason why. Delay Beach American Heritage iced the Conquerors 9-0 in the Class 4A state semifinals in Fort Myers. […]

  • Creekside falls in softball championship game
    on May 24, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    Creekside came up one win short of a softball state championship. One day after pulling off a stellar comeback, the Knights couldn't dig out of an early hole and suffered an 8-3 loss to Lake Region in the Class 7A state […]

  • Local MLB player update: Baez shines; Murphy with a head butt
    on May 24, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Ten players with ties to the First Coast have been on Major League Baseball rosters this season. Each Friday, News4Jax will chart how those players are doing. Pos. Player Local tie MLB team SS Javier Baez, Arlington CD, […]

  • Fournette focused on the future, not disappointing 2018
    on May 24, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    Leonard Fournette is ready to put a forgettable 2018 season behind him. The Jaguars third-year running back met with the media on Friday for the first time since the end of a disastrous second season in the league ended […]