Holiday celebrations include the Freedom, Fanfare & Fireworks celebration on July 4, the lighting of Jacksonville's official Christmas trees at the Jacksonville Landing on the day after Thanksgiving and the Jacksonville Light Parade of boats the following day. Jacksonville Municipal Stadium has 73,000 seats, and Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena boasts 16,000 seats. The revitalized Ritz Theatre is located in the historic African-American community of La Villa, a neighbourhood that, from the 1920s to the 1960s, was known as the “Harlem of the South.” James Building, built on the previous site of the St. This added momentum to p

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Census Bureau data , Manatee Countys population in July 2015 was 363,369. There were 322,833 people living in the county in April 2010. I know many people who have lived in other areas who have recently migrated to Florida and to this area for sure, particularly the early Baby Boomers now who are retiring and theyre tired of shuffling snow and of gray, ugly days in the Midwest and Northeast. Anna Maria Commissioner Carol Carter Carter said she knows the population in Manatee County is certainly booming but numbers are much different on Anna Maria Island. We experience exactly the opposite on

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and sparking a massive blaze in Gatlinburg, Tenn., that killed 14 people is creeping into Florida. Locally, the Tampa Bay area is already dealing with the driest November ever recorded. The historic lack of rainfall extends through all 16 counties covered by the Southwest Florida Water Management District, which includes Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough and Hernando. "We got four-one-hundredths of an inch of rain, which is pretty close to none," said Granville Kinsman, who oversees the collection of hydrological data for the agency commonly called Swiftmud. That's the least amount for a November

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All three have been active supporters of the Republican Party in general and Crist in particular. For instance, Bergeron was among the crowd at Crist's $1-million kickoff fundraiser at the Tampa Airport Marriott in May 2005, the event that catapulted Crist to a financial lead he never relinquished. [Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:59pm] Blog Search About the blog For Florida political news today, the Buzz is your can't-miss-it source. Tampa Bay Times writers offer the latest in Florida politics, the Florida Legislature and the Rick Scott administration. Keep in mind: This is

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This year’s event yielded more than double the amount of volunteers and rubbis collected compared to the 2014 clean-up. Learn More The holiday season is made up of big events and fun family activities, start planning your weekend getaway to Jacksonville! Lathrop has more than 28 years of leadership experience with the City of Jacksonville. Soak-up the Sunshine and Scenery in Jan. The “River City by the Sea” offers an affordable family holiday with many free places to play and reconnect. The Ethics Commission is responsible for selecting three 3 of the nine 9 Commission members.  Get ready to discover a whole

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The.useum in Jacksonville is in a 1921 neoclassical building on the outskirts of down town. 133 134 In addition to document displays, there is also an antique-book library, with volumes dating from the late 19th century. Hurricane Floyd in 1999 caused damage mainly to Jacksonville Beach. In March 1864 a Confederate cavalry confronted a Union expedition resulting in the Battle of Cedar Creek . Johns River, is located entirely within Jacksonville. It replaced the outdated Jacksonville Coliseum that was built in 1960 and demolished on June 26, 2003. Beginning in July, 2017, for the first time the MA

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The Ethics Commission comprises nine 9 members appointed by either designated City of Jacksonville governmental officials or the Ethics Commission.  Get ready to discover a whole new side of Florida. The upcoming vacancy is for an appointment by the Ethics Commission.     Notice of Acceptance of Applications for Upcoming Jacksonville Ethics Commission Vacancy The City of Jacksonville Ethics Commission is currently accepting applications for a forthcoming vacancy on the Ethics Commission.  “Every great organization has one thing in common – a team of qualified and dedicated employees,” said

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(AP) - D.J. Matthews rushed for a touchdown and threw for another one to lift Jacksonville Trinity Christian to a 24-13 win against Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna in the Florida high school football Class 3A championship game at Camping World Stadium on Saturday. Matthews, who played quarterback, wide receiver and running back during the game, rushed for 101 yards on nine carries and went 5-of-8 passing for 58 yards as the Conquerors won their fourth consecutive state championship. Chaminade-Madonna (10-4) scored on the first play from scrimmage when running back Shaun Shivers broke an 80-yard

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Prior to joining Alliant, LaBour was Area Vice President within the Boca Raton, FL office of a global insurance brokerage firm, where he serviced a diverse portfolio of large-to-midsized clients. LaBour holds a bachelors degree in finance from Texas A&M University. He can be reached in the Boca Raton office of Alliant at (561) 314 -5528 or at Mark.LaBour@alliant.com . About Alliant Americas Alliant Americas provides midsized businesses with targeted insurance, risk management, and consulting services. As a dedicated middle-market platform with offices throughout the United States, Alliant A

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Bradford has thrown 13 touchdown passes with just three interceptions but has been sacked 28 times behind an offensive line that has had to shuffle and reshuffle due to injuries. He is averaging a pedestrian 6.77 yards per attempt, which ranks 27th among qualified quarterbacks. Minnesota's latest setback came in a crushing 17-15 home loss to the Dallas Cowboys . The Vikings failed on a two-point conversion attempt that would have tied the game with 25 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter when Bradford misfired while looking for tight end Kyle Rudolph. Bradford appeared to be struck in the

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