Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old Jacksonville girl

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JACKSONVILLE — An Amber Alert has been issued for an abducted three-year-old Jacksonville girl

Mom's boyfriend charged with killing 3-year-old Jacksonville girl

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An Alamance County native has been charged with murder in the death of 3-year-old Mariah Woods, of Jacksonville, according to a news release

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NC A&T holds off Jacksonville St 20-17

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AP) — Lamar Raynard threw two touchdown passes and North Carolina A&T forced four turnovers to help the Aggies hold off Jacksonville State 20-17 and make a winner of new head coach Sam Washington in the season opener MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)

Strategy Roundtable: Spotlight On Jacksonville, Florida

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Today's roundtable was co-hosted with the Jacksonville Startup Weekend. This past weekend, the Jacksonville entrepreneurship community hosted their own version of this exciting program. Overall, today's roundtable was a window into Jacksonville's efforts at drumming up additional entrepreneurship for regional economic development. For the uninitiated, Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where entrepreneurs come together to pitch ideas, form teams, and learn best practices.

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Adjamah jumpstarts Jacksonville against D-III Guilford

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — Jamal Adjamah rushed four times for 141 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead Jacksonville past Division-III member Guilford 56-21 on Saturday

Jacksonville beats Campbell 54-48 in 3 OT

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AP) — Irvin Riley ran for a 25-yard touchdown to give Jacksonville a 54-48 win over Campbell in triple overtime on Saturday BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)

1 dead, brother wanted in Jacksonville death

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Police have issued a warrant for a man in the slaying of his brother in Jacksonville

Jacksonville hosts Over the Counter Medicine Giveaway

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — People who can't afford the over-the-counter medications they need can get some for free at an event in Jacksonville

Wells accounts for 5 TDs, leads Jacksonville past Davidson

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — Rylan Wells accounted for five touchdowns as Jacksonville won its fourth straight, holding off Davidson 35-21 on Saturday

Marines, 4 counties searching for missing 3-year-old Jacksonville girl

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Many area residents have asked what they can do to help in the search for a missing 3-year-old girl

Jacksonville rolls to 42-12 win over Davidson

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — Backup Rylan Wells had a career-best day in throwing for 318 yards and four touchdowns as Jacksonville beat Davidson 42-12

Bell, Jacksonville handle Campbell 45-19

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — Kade Bell threw for 286 yards with three touchdowns and Uysses Bryant rushed for 115 yards and a score in Jacksonville''s season-ending 45-19 victory over Campbell Saturday

Suspect identified in slaying of Jacksonville mother, son

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A Swansboro man has been accused of killing a Jacksonville woman and their infant son

Jacksonville beat Gardner-Webb 106-99 in triple overtime

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jace Hogan had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Devin Harris added 25 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and four steals, and Jacksonville beat Gardner-Webb 106-99 in triple overtime on Sunday

AP source: Jacksonville hires Ian Shields as football coach

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — A person familiar with the search says Jacksonville University has hired Ian Shields as its football coach

Appalachian State pushes past Jacksonville 67-56

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) AP) — Frank Eaves scored 19 points, Jake Babic added 13 and Appalachian State pushed past Jacksonville 67-56 on Thursday night

Suit: Jacksonville police enforced unconstitutional policies

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A federal lawsuit says Jacksonville and its police department enforced unconstitutional policies in the separate arrests of a black man and pregnant white woman who didn't ha

USO center director in Jacksonville no longer on the job

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — The director of the USO of North Carolina Jacksonville Center is no longer on the job, and neither she nor the organization is saying why

Locke leads UNCG over Jacksonville 71-69

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AP) — Kayel Locke had 19 points, including nine straight late, plus a key rebound, as UNC Greensboro beat Jacksonville 71-69 at the Spartan Showcase on Sunday GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)

Jacksonville native selected as new NASA astronaut

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JACKSONVILLE — Christina Hammock is realizing a dream she has had since she was a 6-year-old growing up on the North Carolina coast

Appalachian State pulls away from Jacksonville 76-68

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AP) — Chris Burgess scored 18 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Appalachian State to a 76-68 win over Jacksonville in the season opener for both teams Saturday BOONE, N.C. (AP)

Man killed in Christmas Eve shooting in Jacksonville

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Police in Jacksonville are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a mobile home park on Christmas Eve

Jacksonville real estate agents criticize Lejeune housing

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Real estate agents in the Jacksonville area are criticizing new rules at Camp Lejeune (luh-JERN'') that allow more people associated with Marines to live on base

Jacksonville rallies to beat Gardner-Webb 68-65

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Holder scored 16 points and Jacksonville rallied in the second half, scoring the last four points of the game, to defeat Gardner-Webb 68-65 on Wednesday AP) — J.R.

Jacksonville State beats UNC Asheville, 64-55

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) AP) — Darion Rackley scored 16 points, including 9 of 12 at the free throw line, to lead Jacksonville State to a 64-55 victory over UNC Asheville on Tuesday night

Jacksonville man charged in Fayetteville shooting death

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AP) — Fayetteville police have charged a Jacksonville man with first-degree murder in the weekend shooting death of his brother-in-law FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Jacksonville dominates Davidson in 56-0 win

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AP) — Kade Bell threw for 417 yards and six touchdowns to propel Jacksonville to a 56-0 win over Davidson on Saturday DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)

Turnovers help Jacksonville beat Campbell 20-14

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AP) — Andrew Hooks had two of Jacksonville's four interceptions and returned one 26 yards for a third-quarter score, and the Dolphins beat Campbell 20-14 on Saturday BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)

Jacksonville Northside beats North Surry 86-67 in 2-A final

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AP) — Zach Hobbs scored 22 points and Jacksonville Northside beat North Surry 86-67 on Saturday night in the Class 2-A North Carolina High School Athletic Association men's championship game RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Officer shoots at men during Jacksonville chase

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Authorities say two men have been taken to the hospital after they tried to strike a police officer with their car during a chase

Aldridge scores 29 as Davidson beats Jacksonville 75-60

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AP) — Peyton Aldridge scored 29 points and Jack Gibbs added 22 more as Davidson defeated Jacksonville 75-60 on Wednesday night, shooting 58 percent in the second half to break open a close game DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)

NC State rolls past Jacksonville 79-43

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AP) — BeeJay Anya set a school record with 10 blocked shots to help North Carolina State beat Jacksonville 79-43 on Thursday night RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Shelby beats Jacksonville Northside 28-6 for NC 2-AA title

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AP) — Juwan Sims ran for 152 yards while Malik Sarratt threw a pair of touchdown passes to help Shelby beat Jacksonville Northside 28-6 on Saturday in the Class 2-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Jacksonville takes control to beat North Carolina A&T 66-49

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Holder scored 15 points while Devin Harris and Cody Helgeland each had 12 points and six assists in leading Jacksonville past North Carolina A&T 66-49 on Saturday GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) AP) — J.R.

Economic Gardening: Grow Your Own

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I just completed reading Alison Trinidad's coverage of Jacksonville's "Economic Gardening" in the Florida Times-Union. economic gardening jacksonville grow your own economic development gainesville

Hogan leads Navy to 71-65 win over Jacksonville

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AP) — Jace Hogan scored 17 points, leading five Navy players in double figures as the Midshipmen beat Jacksonville 71-65 in the Spartan Showcase on Saturday GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)

Evans scores 18 as IPFW holds off Jacksonville 71-63

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AP) — Mo Evans scored 18 points with four 3-pointers to lead balanced IPFW past Jacksonville 71-63 in the Spartan Showcase on Friday GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)

Man shot, killed by moped rider near Jacksonville

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller is asking for the public''s help in finding a moped rider who shot and killed a man at a gas station outside Jacksonville

Women in Tech

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Out of 54 total cities making the list, only one Florida city, Jacksonville, made the list at #53. According to this survey based upon 2010-2013 US Census data for Jacksonville, women filled just 26% of […].

Fishermen find woman dead in creek near Jacksonville

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Deputies are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in an Onslow County creek suffered a medical problem or was killed by someone else