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A.G. GancarskiOctober 8, 2018

As September ended, a familiar narrative continued. Republican Jim Overton maintained his lead in the money race with Democrat Mia Jones for Duval County Tax Collector — even though she was the choice of almost 47 percent of voters in the August blanket primary. The latest filings to the Duval County Supervisor of Elections run through Sept. 28. Overton (a former […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2018

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has been playing hardball with Toney Sleiman, a major GOP donor, regarding his company’s management of the Jacksonville Landing. Having already moved to evict Sleiman’s group from the Landing, the city now wants Sleiman’s group to seek permits for special events held at the Landing (breaking a 30-year tradition that Landing events have not […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 29, 2018

Jacksonville held another iteration of its yearly jazz festival over Memorial Day weekend, but a number of local politicians critiqued a scheduling decision for the well-attended event. City decision makers did not use the Jacksonville Landing as a location for a festival stage; a move not altogether surprising given the continued legal back and forth between […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 15, 2017

On Friday, Jacksonville’s Office of General Counsel motioned to dismiss a lawsuit from Sleiman Enterprises, the owners of the beleaguered Jacksonville Landing. In November, Sleiman filed a lawsuit against the city; as WJCT reported, various breaches of contract made it impossible — per the Sleiman narrative — to run the thirty-year-old riverfront mall. Friday brought the city’s response […]


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