Author: Kevin Meerschaert
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Kevin MeerschaertApril 14, 2015

Northeast Florida officials are looking to boost exports and therefore increase the number of jobs in the region. The Metro Jacksonville/Northeast Florida Export Plan intends to promote economic development and encourage more businesses to consider exporting their goods. It’s part of the Global Cities Initiative that helps cities around the world develop their economies by […]

Kevin MeerschaertApril 3, 2015

Jacksonville officials are encouraging motorists to protect themselves and others by avoiding distracted driving incidents. A crushed vehicle, representing the results of distracted driving, stood in front of Jacksonville City Hall on Friday, as residents signed a pledge declaring they will not read or send text messages while behind the wheel. Wayne Hogan, a local […]

Kevin MeerschaertMarch 24, 2015

Jacksonville mayoral candidate Bill Bishop thanked his supporters for their unwavering support after he fell short of making the runoff for the May General Election. Supporters were chanting “We love Bill!” as Bishop received only about 17 percent of the vote, well behind Democratic Mayor Alvin Brown and former Republican State Party Chair Lenny Curry. Bishop said, […]


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