Team Hayden works to support and educate the community

Team Hayden works to support and educate the community

The Team Hayden organization was created not only to show the amazing joys and triumphs of Hayden, but valuable effort is put into educating and advocating for other special needs kids. More »

PVHS Ocean of Sound earns first-ever Grand Champion titles

PVHS Ocean of Sound earns first-ever Grand Champion titles

Featuring its 2017 show, “Jack,” the Ocean of Sound has won the Grand Champion title two different FMBC Regional Band Competitions held this marching season. More »

Annual Julington Creek Boat Parade spreads holiday cheer

Annual Julington Creek Boat Parade spreads holiday cheer

This year’s event will take place on Dec. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. on Julington Creek. More »

Jacksonville’s IKEA opens

Jacksonville’s IKEA opens

Many in the Southside area have followed the construction from the first shovel to the finished construction and the official opening ceremony — which was completed with the Swedish good luck tradition of sawing the log. More »

 

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Jacksonville’s IKEA opens

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By Elaine Omann
mail@floridanewsline.com

The doors of Jacksonville IKEA opened at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Many in the Southside area have followed the construction from the first shovel to the finished construction and the official opening ceremony — which was completed with the Swedish good luck tradition of sawing the log. To honor the Florida location a palm tree trunk was cut.

Get to Know … Cory Weissman

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By Elaine Omann
mail@floridanewsline.com

Cory Weissman is the new store manager at Baymeadows Winn Dixie near Interstate 295N. His past experiences in other Winn Dixie store locations and prototypes over the last nine years have provided an excellent fit for this concept store. He worked in two of the kosher Winn Dixie stores and has experience in operations and training development within the state of Florida.

Annual Julington Creek Boat Parade spreads holiday cheer

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Since 1980, the Julington Creek Prop Club has been presenting the Holiday on the Creek boat parade for everyone to come out and enjoy. This year’s event will take place on Dec. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. The highly anticipated night is for all families to gather and enjoy the beauty of color, lights, and sounds of the season along Julington Creek.

Get to Know Dr. Jeannine Mauney

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Dr. Jeannine Mauney was born and raised in Winston Salem, N.C. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and went on to teach sixth grade science at a North Carolina middle school. But Mauney always had a strong desire to study medicine and after one year of teaching, she was accepted into the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. After completing medical school, Mauney made her journey to Jacksonville for her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at UF Shands. She fell in love with the area and decided to call Jacksonville home.