Arbery’s family, supporters gather outside courthouse as trial begins
As lawyers huddled with a judge inside the Glynn County Courthouse and 600 prospective jurors filled out questionnaires and waited to be interviewed, a small crowd gathered outside to show solidarity with the family of Ahmaud Arbery.
It could take weeks to seat a jury in trial of men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery
More than 1,000 potential jurors will show up to the Glynn County Courthouse on Monday morning. Twelve people will end up being selected as jurors for the trial against the three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery in 2020.
Jacksonville Beach Buddy Walk raises $300K for local Down Syndrome nonprofit
The 19th annual Buddy Walk in Jax Beach wrapped up on Saturday. The event raised more than $300,000 to support the Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville, which is a record for the nonprofit and above their intended goal of $255,000.
FSCJ president says parents, who emigrated from Mexico, are key reason he pursued higher education
A recent issue of a Jacksonville-area magazine published for the Spanish speaking community calls John Avendano, the President and CEO of Florida State College Jacksonville, an “educator of the future.”
Study: Nearly 16% of Florida youth ‘significantly overweight’
Studies show, 15.8% of kids in the Sunshine State are considered obese. The national rate is 16.2%. If children are not at a healthy weight for their age and height by kindergarten, they could struggle with obesity as they get older, experts say.