WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will no longer hold a large, in-person Republican convention in Jacksonville, Florida, because of the coronavirus but that he will hold virtual events and still give an acceptance speech. “I told my team it’s time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida, component […]

The boats made it real. For years two Jacksonville-area rowing teams have been planning and fundraising for a 3,000-mile charity race across the Atlantic Ocean that begins in December. The turning point, they said, was the arrival of their specially designed boats last fall. “It was a tangible representation of the reality of the event: Our […]

The 18 shipping containers stacked on a downtown Jacksonville lot have been lifted, loaded, unloaded, packed and unpacked on journeys from one port to the next, so it’s fitting that half the residences being built out of the containers will be used for people on the move in Airbnb rentals. That’s […]

Charlie Hall   | Sun Journal For years, big box stores and online sales have cut into the lure of Black Friday for small, locally-owned retail merchants. And historically, Small Business Saturday has become the bigger day. Still, it kicks off holiday shopping, which makes it noteworthy. Covid-19 restrictions have further […]