Tag Archives: Jacksonville

Florida tale: Well, I finally got ‘droned’

For years, I’ve been the butt of jokes because of my politics writings, along the lines of, “You gonna get droned one of these days.” Well, I finally got ‘droned’, but it wasn’t the federal government who did the deed. … Continue reading

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Tiegen drops a Benghazi bombshell at military appreciation luncheon in Florida

John (‘Tig’) Tiegen spoke at a military appreciation luncheon in Jacksonville, Florida, on October 25. Tiegen survived assaults on US properties in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. Attendees listened as Tiegen shared his experiences as part of a six-man … Continue reading

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GOP mayor tackles federal housing disaster ignored by predecessor in Jax

Jacksonville mayor Lenny Curry took office in July, and he is already cleaning up problems left behind by the city’s former mayor, a Democrat. Not long ago I was watching local news and there was Curry, right in the middle … Continue reading

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Suspect in Jacksonville “disrespect” shooting designated as ‘Immigration Hold’

When officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (Fla.) responded to a call on Sunday, they arrived at a residence on the city’s westside to find a victim who was “lying on the ground, unresponsive…suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.” The … Continue reading

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Buzz for new seafood restaurant in Jax: Small business success

People often recommend restaurants they like, but when, in the course of one week, you hear the same restaurant recommended by three different people who don’t know each other, that’s a sign that it’s a good place to eat. On … Continue reading

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