UPDATE: Something wasn’t “Propper” at the Sheriff’s office and now he is gone.
Eye has received numerous calls regarding the behaviors of Assistant Chief Leonard Propper with the Duval County Sheriff’s office. Those calls came from people who were fearful to give their names. They feared retaliation. WOW. That’s not a good thing for people to fear telling the truth. This past weekend, Asst. Chief Propper punched another […]
DIA: For 44 years we’ve handed out incentives and downtown is still blighted. Why?
One of the trickiest jobs facing politicians and bureaucrats is handing out money. In Jacksonville, there is an agency whose sole purpose is handing out money. The Downtown Investment Authority was created in 2013 to revitalize Jacksonville’s urban core by utilizing Community Redevelopment Area resources to spur economic development. DIA’s projects are guided by a […]
Mayport Memories. WINK to those who see the potential. Forrest Gump would be proud.
When I was a little girl my Daddy would take us to Mayport to see the big shrimp boats and eat at the restaurant sitting out in the water. It was a special treat and I looked forward to it every time he said, “Let’s go eat shrimp.” Once we got there we would run […]
Spitting coffee over JEA and Anna Brosche. She’s doing her job, gentlemen!
As I read the news today, I was drinking my coffee and relaxing on my outdoor patio. Good thing because I spit coffee when I read that Fred Newbill, a JEA board member, accused City Council President Anna Brosche of using the JEA as a political tool for a possible run against Mayor Curry. Let […]