Tag: 4th Circuit State Attorney

A.G. GancarskiMay 30, 2018

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams and State Attorney Melissa Nelson on Wednesday rolled out the ‘KEYS 2 Drive’ (Knowledge Empowers Your Success) diversion program. The program will help those facing primary charges of driving without valid licenses, or suspended or revoked licenses, to get valid drivers’ licenses. Of the 12,000 people faced with that fate last year, estimates are […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 17, 2018

Friction and fractiousness continued in Jacksonville City Hall this week, with City Council Finance Chair Garrett Dennis calling a public-notice meeting to express concerns about potential Sunshine Law violations in the race for the Council presidency. Council Vice President Aaron Bowman charged Dennis with trying to talk multiple Councilors into vacating their pledges to back Bowman, who is […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 15, 2016

4th Circuit State Attorney Elect Melissa Nelson delivered a keynote graduation address on Thursday morning in Jacksonville at the Year Up Jacksonville graduation ceremony. Nelson, swept into office on a reform platform after eight years of Angela Corey, framed the event going in as a prelude to “collaborating with Year Up to explore how the program can serve as […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 28, 2016

“First Coast Values,” the political committee for 4th Circuit State Attorney candidate Melissa Nelson, raked in $89,000 in its most recent week of fundraising, from July 16 to July 22. The money came from five donors, with three of them — former Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver, charter school magnate Gary Chartrand, and John Baker — giving $25,000 each. Nelson’s committee has […]


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