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JACKSONVILLE INHABITANT RETURN HOME AFTER SERVING ABROAD U.S.S COMFORT IN NYC
After serving in the U.S.S Comfort in NYC, Jacksonville resident Cmdr. Lynn Houston is back online in Jacksonville.
In March she worked on the forefront at one of the nation's main corona virus localities. She worked as a nurse for OR.
Cmdr. Houston and all who worked with her had to isolate for 14 days, in the supply ship departing NYC on May 01, back.
TWO WEEKS SINCE JACKSONVILLE CITY ISSUED THE STIMULUS CHECK
It has been 2 weeks after the County of Jacksonville began issuing stimulus checks. So those on the waitlist, including Shella Holton, remain stuck to their devices in anticipation of getting a call from the department.
The town has issued 20,679 cards as of Mon at 1:00 p.m., worth $20,679,000.
As it corresponds to those on the waitlist, the county says, "We have begun to satisfy the queries from someone on the waitlist and we believe we should be sufficient to facilitate a very huge proportion, if not all, as an order to meet the certifications."
JACKSONVILLE MAYOR WANTS 2.2 MILLIONS DOLLAR FOR TIAA BANK FIELD UPGRADES
The county is looking to invest $2.3 million on upgrades and improvements at T.I.A.A Bank Fields under a request by Jacksonville President. The plan came with the Jags prepare to play their 1st full house games schedule since 2012.
If the grants are accepted, the Jags would try to fix the outdated river system, lifts and stairs of the stadium directly. It will also install LED lights. President recommended that the improvements be compensated for by the Florida Times-Union from the general budget of the county, all of which are granted by residents.
The community operates T.I.A.A Bank Field and takes liability for renovations and upkeep, while the Jaguars retain almost all football-related earnings.
President advocated for emergency measures that will speed up the election cycle and allow it to happen in 2 weeks. Jags may want updates to be completed before the preseason's explanation. This may be between 13-17 August—the date of their 1st game in the preseason.
This plan comes as the city is facing unclear financial prospects because of the coronavirus outbreak. A voting could be early in May.
ADULT AND A CHILD RESCUED FROM A RIPPED CURRENT NEAR NEPTUNE BEACH
The weather channel informed on Saturday afternoon that there was a strong chance of rip tides at coasts in northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia.
A kid and a man were trapped in a rip current at around 3 pm, as per Officer Gary Sidney of the Neptune Beach law enforcement. It occurred between the coasts surrounding Neptune as well as the Atlantic.
Sidney stated that a rescuer went out to rescue them in the water. They have been admitted to the nearby medical center, he added. It was not obvious what their situation was.
Rescuer says they 'd like to keep the people out of the water, and only allow the swimmer to go at the level of knee dip water.
But sometimes the current was strong and your foot could slip off. There are alert signals and signs for you. Green situations indicate that the currents are calm. Yellow situations are somewhat riskier but can go into the water. Red implies heavy waves, and/or high tides. If you see 2 warning flags, then just don't go in. Rescuer told.
Have a discussion with the rescuer regarding the possible risks and strength of the waves whether there is ever any doubt about what the water quality is.
TEENAGER WOUNDED IN A FIRING IN SOUTHSIDE
A young guy was wounded by a bullet in firing on the Southside of the county late Saturday, the department of the Jacksonville police stated.
Cops were summoned around midnight. To an incident site at Moaning Forest Drive apartment building.
This is where cops say they discovered a guy in his teen was lying with wounded from a bullet injury to the lower abdomen. He was transferred to a local treatment facility by the Jacksonville fire rescue Service.
News4Jax spoke with the off-camera citizen who said that it made a sound like firecrackers were continuing off and noticed at least 5 bullets coming out of the tennis court region.
The inquiry is still in progress, anybody with any information regarding this case should call Cops.
FIREFIGHTER RESCUE CREW SAFE A GUY WITH LEG TRAPPED INTO A PROPELLER
Jacksonville fire crews saved a guy whose leg was stuck into a boat's propeller on the Trout Channel Saturday afternoon.
As per the Jacksonville fire rescue Service, the man was hospitalized for non-threatening wounds arising from the river mishap close to Tamarack Road on the northern beaches of the county.
The guy succeeded in keeping his head above the water as he treads underwater while attempting to get free.
JFRD Technical Response group members performed underwater to detach the propeller and set the guy's leg safe, according to the authorities.
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE REPORTED AN IMPROVEMENT ON GAS SALES
The City of Jacksonville is proud to report progress in gas sales at the station on Lake Jacksonville.
The City will continue to supply only Super Unleaded ethanol-free (93-octane) gas, and the cost to the consumer would be flexible off-market pricing.
Furthermore, the City is delighted to sell Lake citizens gas buy Key Fobs. This is a water-resistant key, however, floating key chains can be locked on any watercraft. It offers a fast payment method protected with an individual pin and connected electronically to your preferred credit card or other payment methods specified in the document. You can set multiple Fobs on a single account. This Key Fob also allows you to buy fuel, even if the internet connection to the pump is down.
WORKING AT HOME EXECUTIVE ORDER REVISED BY THE CITY GOVERNMENT
Gov. Lenny Curry & emergency management technical staff briefed on Tues morning and addressed media questions via video conference.
Gov Lenny Curry is abolishing the presidential "Working from Home" scheme, enabling workers that can function from residence to do work on May 18. They remove the requirement however encourage companies and workers to continue to provide internet access for persons with children and populations with disabilities. The senior management as well as the mayor are mapping a direction and expect to reach the employees the next day or two to get citizens back from the beginning of the next week.
DRIVERS UNION LEADER WAS ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER OF WIFE
As per news from The Florida Times-Group, the leader of the Jacksonville bus-drivers group was arrested on Wed afternoon & was detained with charges of murdering his ex-wife.
The sources say that Dane Maurice Russells, a Forty-seven year old, turned himself into the Jacksonville officer 's dept. After a few hours after his ex-wife was discovered with three bullets in the neck, shoulder, & calf in his Hawksmore roadhouse. Local news channels reported heightened action by cops in the region.
Local transport Agency released a report about the accident in which they said, the incident is domestic and their employee is involved.
"The JTA is informed of an internal accident concerning an employee of JTA that occurred outside the workplace.
JACKSONVILLE DISTRIBUTES SIX MILLION DOLLARS IN FIRST WEEK FUNDING PAYMENTS
By midday Fri, six-thousand four-hundred prepaid cards were given out by the County of Jacksonville to people eligible for incentive funds. The donations, worth around Six milliondollars, are meant to support people impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Action News Jax continues to hear complaints from citizens of Duval City about a shortage of state funding funds from the Region.
A spokeswoman for the County confirmed that staff contact people on a wait list, but couldn't tell how many meetings are on the cards. They also claimed that it would take roughly the end of this month.
Saunders is a pensioned Duval City resident of Seventy-one years. She said she registered for a town and state govt funding grant but has not yet earned any.
Garrett Dennis, president of the Jacksonville County council, submitted a new bill to provide extra funding for recovery operations.
The new bill would remove Five million dollars from the county's building inspection fund to assign it to another greater-demand agency. They said that the budget already has Seventeen million dollars, with no construction inspections planned for the next 6 months.