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Live blog for Day 4 of free agency!

We’re onto Day 4 of free agency and the big news is at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars — Nick Foles is official and Blake Bortles is released. We’re going to try and gather every piece of news, every rumor, and every update in our live blogs through the rest of the week right here. We love you all. 8:25 ... Read More »

Ormond Beach Holding Sales Tax Meeting

Ormond Beach, FL – Another city is set to host their own meeting to discuss the half-cent sales tax with the public. Tonight (March 14th), city officials will hold a informational meeting with the public regarding the upcoming sales tax initiative. The meeting will be informal and residents are invited to drop by at their convenience to review project displays. ... Read More »

2019 NFL salary cap: Breaking down the Blake Bortles cut

The Jacksonville Jaguars have huge salary cap consequences from cutting Blake Bortles today — they’ll be charged $16.5 million against the 2019 salary cap by cutting him but they’ll get a cap credit for 2020 based on any earnings elsewhere, up to $6.5 million. Jaguars release of Blake Bortles is not a post-June 1 designation, per source. The cap charge ... Read More »

Jaguars release Blake Bortles

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released quarterback Blake Bortles, a move most expected after a disappointing 2018 NFL season. Releasing Bortles saves the Jaguars $4.5 million in salary cap space with a dead money hit of $16.5 million. While it has not been announced how the cut is being applied just yet, the team can designate Bortles a post-June 1 cut, ... Read More »

MSC Releases Two Green Sea Turtles

Bergamot & Habanero Ponce Inlet, FL – After months of rehabilitation at the Marine Science Center turtle hospital, two juvenile green sea turtles head home. Beachgoers first found Bergamot, upside down on November 27th of last year in New Smyrna Beach. Bergamot was transported by members of the New Smyrna Beach Turtle Trackers to the Marine Science center, where the ... Read More »

Palm Coast Hires New City Manager

Palm Coast, FL – After vetting four candidates, the Palm Coast City Council decides on their next city manager. And that decision is Matthew J. Morton, who, according to Cindi Lane, Palm Coast’s Communication Manager, is no stranger to city government. Lane said Morton has around 20 years of experience working with cities in the Seattle, Washington area. He started ... Read More »

Jaguars officially sign Nick Foles

The Jacksonville Jaguars have made their signing of free agency quarterback Nick Foles official with the start of NFL free agency. The team and the quarterback reportedly agreed to a deal on Monday afternoon, but Foles was not permitted to sign it until 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday when the new league year officially started. Believe it.@NickFoles is a Jaguar. ... Read More »

Woman Tries To Run Over Officer, Runs From Crash

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – After getting into a fight in a hotel lobby, this woman steals a car, attempted to run over a Shores officer and runs from a crash in Daytona Beach. On Monday (March 11th), Daytona Beach Shores police responded to the Lexington Hotel off of South Atlantic Avenue with reports of a fight in the lobby. ... Read More »

“Outlaw� And “Cage Fighter� Threatens Daytona Officers

Daytona Beach, FL – A man who claimed to be a cage fighter and member of the Outlaw Motorcycle Club ends up in handcuffs after threatening Daytona Beach police. On Sunday (March 10th), Daytona Beach police were investigating a disturbance on South Atlantic Avenue when 33-year-old Joshua Vinson was told to leave, as he was interfering with their investigation. After ... Read More »