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Enid Ashurst Meltzer

Enid Ashurst Meltzer, 85, died peacefully the morning of August 29, 2017 on Amelia Island after an extended illness at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville and Nassau County. She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Dr. Charles Curtis Meltzer; two children, Elizabeth Boulenger and John

NEWS LEADER - 2017-10-18 07:00:00

Cooler weather moves in, but not for long

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. A taste of fall arrived in the Golden Isles overnight Tuesday, but forecasters said tropical temperatures are expected to return by the weekend. A high pressure system to the north squeezed a low pressure po

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

High School Volleyball Teams Kick Off District Tournaments Tuesday

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - It's the most exciting time of the year for high school volleyball teams in the state of Florida. For teams to get to Jacksonville and the State Finals, you have to start winning now, and keep winning. Lincoln upended Chiles in four sets in the Class 8A Semifinals. The Troj

WTXL.COM - 2017-10-18 03:05:00

National Football League...goodbye

As I was driving home from church Sunday, Sept. 24, a report of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem rumbled from my truck radio. The Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars were playing in London. The number of players participating in this protest had dramatically increased from previ

UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM - 2017-10-17 23:59:59

William Harrell, Founder of Jacksonville's Harrell & Harrell has died

The founder and patriarch of the Jacksonville law firm Harrell & Harrell died over the weekend. William Harrell started his personal injury practice in 1991 and built it into an 18-attorney firm that included his wife Renee and three of his 4-children: Holt, Julie and Kimberly. Among his accomplish

WJCT.ORG - 2017-10-17 20:39:29

Remains found onshore Ponte Vedra Beach identified as missing swimmer

Jacksonville - The remains found on a St Johns County Beach Sunday have been identified as that of a missing swimmer. In a release, St. Johns Sheriffs Office, said the Medical Examiner used dental records to identify the remains belonging to 47-year-old, Dale Kopf, of St. Augustine. Kopf was last

WOKV.COM - 2017-10-17 20:08:00

Longtime businessman confirmed dead at car dealership

A longtime eastern North Carolina businessman died this week. Stevenson Automotive Group HR Director Steve Davis has confirmed that John O. Stevenson, 69, died Monday at the Toyota Dealership in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Police Department responded to Stevenson Toyota Monday morning where they

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 17:43:28

Dr. Shellie O'Neal to speak at Jacksonville College

Jacksonville College is pleased to invite the community to the forty-second annual Manley Lecture at 11 a.m. on October 25 in Buckner Chapel on the JC campus. The Nora Belle Manley Lecture Series is a tribute to a well-loved Jacksonville College instructor whose tenure was characterized by an unwave


Jacksonville Police investigating death at car dealership

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Police are investigating after a man was found dead at a car dealership here in the east. Jacksonville Police say they were called to Stevenson Toyota on New Bern Highway Monday morning for medical assistance. When they arrived, authorities say they found a 69-year-old m

WITN - 2017-10-17 13:54:00

Jacksonville State University updating marketing to raise enrollment

JACKSONVILLE - Jacksonville State University plans to overhaul its marketing strategy next year to better target potential students for enrollment, university overseers learned Monday. Beginning in January, JSU will unveil its first new overarching marketing campaign in at least five years. The plan

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-10-17 02:33:00

Missing 14-year-old's body found in Jacksonville Beach surf

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. - The body of a teenager found on Jacksonville Beach early Monday morning has been identified as that of a 14-year-old who went missing in the ocean Sunday afternoon, police said. Someone walking on the beach about 6:20 a.m. near 17th Avenue North found the body, according

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-10-16 23:23:44

Cardinals' Speed playing for his mom

It's only been three weeks, but the Jacksonville High soccer player is slowly adapting to a new life on and off the field Chris Miller Daily News Staff jdnsports Phillip Speed stepped onto the Jacksonville High soccer field without a scene, joining his teammates in pregame warmups. Then the sophomo

JDNEWS.COM - 2017-10-16 21:38:47

Crowd control a concern at Jacksonville's Irma relief events

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - As more and more people seek financial help in the wake of Hurricane Irma, problems are beginning to crop up from large crowds. The Red Cross shut down an event held Sunday at a church in Northwest Jacksonville when crowds grew unruly because of what organizers characterized as

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2017-10-16 20:26:15

Jacksonville police investigating death at Stevenson Toyota

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating a death that happened at Stevenson Toyota on 3124 New Bern Highway Monday morning. Police said they responded around 10:37 a.m. to a call for medical assistance and found a 69-year-old man dead. Captain Ashely Weaver sai

WNCT - 2017-10-16 19:23:15

JPD investigating death at Stevenson Toyota

Jacksonville Police Department have been investigating a death Monday morning at Stevenson Toyota located at 3124 U.S. 17 North, New Bern Highway. More than nine JPD patrol cars and an emergency medical services ambulance were visible in the dealership's parking lot at 12:30 p.m. when The Daily News

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-10-16 19:09:39

Florida man takes drastic measures to send a message to protesting NFL players

A Florida man decided to take a drastic approach to convince others to boycott the Jacksonville Jaguars and the NFL. (Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty Images) A Florida man who was upset about the NFL national anthem protests, particularly when it came to his home team, the Jacksonville Jaguars, took a dr

THE BLAZE - 2017-10-16 17:48:37

Look at How This Man Took His NFL Boycott Message to New Heights

It is no secret the National Football League is having problems keeping its fan base as football players continue to protest during the national anthem. One man is letting the Jacksonville Jaguars know exactly how he feels about their demonstrations. Action News Jax reports local man Terry Smiley pr

IJR - 2017-10-16 15:40:26

'We're going to see Todd Gurley play!' mom says. Young fan bursts into tears

Tara Sumner reached into the back seat of her car and handed a lanyard with a ticket on it to her 7-year-old son, Griff. "Here is your ticket to the food show," she said. "Make sure you put it around your neck." Griff looked at it. It didn't look like a ticket to a food show. Jacksonville Jaguars co

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-10-16 15:30:00

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Florida Man Finds Two People Inside Home, Shoots And Kills One

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - A home alarm alerted a homeowner that people were there who weren't supposed to be. It is unclear whether the homeowner was at home at the time of the break-in, but we do know that he defended his home and his property. Police say the man found two intruders inside the home.


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Police find man's body in NW Jacksonville ditch

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man was found dead in a ditch Sunday on Armstrong Street near the intersection of Lem Turner Road, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department arrived at the area about 9 a.m. and found the body of a man believed to be in his 30s, police sa


Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs breakdown: Questions, preview and live stream

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 6, looking to hand the NFL's top team their first loss of 2017. After an embarrassing loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 5, Pittsburgh is looking to bounce back with a statement win over the last undefeated team in the NFL. While K


Friday the 13th: Visiting Killough's monument

BULLARD - CBS 19's Tristan Hardy wanted to know where are some spooky places he could visit. Someone suggested Killough's monument and said it was creepy. Killough's monument is in Bullard and it's a cemetery. The grave site is a reminder of the Killough massacre. Issac Killough, along with his fou


WEEK 9: High School Football Schedule

GREENVILLE, NC -- The following games are on deck for Week No. 9 of the high school football season in Eastern North Carolina. CB Aycock @ Eastern Wayne East Duplin @ Midway North Duplin @ Union Weldon @ Rocky Mount Prep Washington @ South Lenoir Princeton @ Hobbton Southern Wayne @ J.H. Rose Havelo


UPDATE: Deputies Arrest Third Man Involved in Chapel Ridge Apartments Homicide

Officials have arrested a third suspect in connection to the murder of James Ward on September 28. Deputies arrested Jackie Jackson, 28, on Friday on a charge of Capitol Murder. Officials say that Jackson admitted to his involvement in the robbery and murder of James Ward at the Chapel Ridge Apartm


Onslow County pony may have rare disease capable of infecting humans

Encephalitis JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - An Onslow County pony has been presumptively diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare disease that can also infect humans. The Onslow County Health Department said the diagnosis is based on the pony's clinical symptoms and a preliminary test that


Barbara Jean McCaulley, 75

Barbara Jean McCaulley, 75, died October 4, 2017 in Elizabeth City, NC. She was born on July 16, 1942 in Iowa City, IA. She was raised by her grandmother Rosa Shannon Hicks from Grinnell, IA. Barbara lived in Des Moines, IA where she met and later married Donald Robert McCaulley on February 27,1961.


2 Injured In Shooting At Jacksonville Beach Homeless Center

Two men were shot outside the Mission House in Jacksonville Beach Friday morning. News4Jax Two men suffered serious injuries Friday morning in a shooting outside a Jacksonville Beach homeless center, police said. Chief Pat Dooley with the Jacksonville Beach Police Department said the shooter, also a


No lesson learned: Woman arrested on DUI manslaughter

A trooper who saw Elin Marie Peterson at ORMC said she had glassy, bloodshot eyes, her speech was slurred and she had an odor of alcohol coming from her breath. When Elin Marie Peterson was arrested on DUI a little more than four years ago, she told a Star-Banner reporter she was glad she had not hu


Student sent home on picture day for blue hair