One of world?s richest men pours millions into Illinois College
JACKSONVILLE ? When former President Jimmy Carter appeared in Jacksonville last month to help launch the "Pathways to Peace" initiative at Illinois College, few outside the campus community knew the man who introduced the 39th president to an overflow crowd at the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center.Khalaf Ahmad al Habtoor, a United Arab Emirates businessman and multibillionaire, has his name ...
Sam Houston State upsets Jacksonville State
Jacksonville, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - When Sam Houston State had a 1-3 record, the Bearkats were just looking for any victory, let alone reaching the FCS playoffs. The Bearkats turned their season around and won for the second time in the playoffs on Saturday, dispatching third-seeded Jacksonville State, 37-26, as quarterback Jared Johnson accounted for four touchdowns. Sam Houston (10-4 ...
No. 3 seed Jax State eliminated from FCS Playoffs
Jacksonville State hoped to add four more wins to its 10-game winning streak. Sam Houston State had other plans.
Jax State earns No. 3 seed, first round bye in FCS Playoffs
Jacksonville State will have a rare third bye week in one season on Saturday.That's what the FCS Playoffs selection committee awarded the Gamecocks with after they finished the season on a 10-game winning streak and the Ohio Valley Conference Championship.
Armada FC Announces 2015 Spring Schedule
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (December 17, 2014) - The Armada FC, Jacksonville's new professional soccer team, will face a demanding opening to their debut 2015 season in the North American Soccer League (NASL) with two road trips in April before meeting current NASL Champions San Antonio Scorpions at Community First Park at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
Sam Houston State wins 37-26 in FCS playoffs
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Jared Johnson threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Sam Houston State to a 37-26 victory over Jacksonville State in a second-round FCS playoff game Saturday. Johnson connected on a 49-yard score with LaDarius Brown with 8:03 left in the third ...
APR Energy renueva contrato energético de 25MW en las Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, 16 de diciembre de 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy plc (LSE: APR), un líder global en soluciones energéticas de vía rápida, da a conocer hoy que ha firmado una prórroga por dos años para su contrato de 25MW en las Islas...
Local radio host talks about Ferguson's digital divide
Recent blog posts from Jacksonville poet Al Letson on the subject of race and police use of force are going viral.
JSU drum major surprised by boyfriend's proposal during performance
Nic Burgess and Kara Mullinax met in Jacksonville State's Marching Southerners, so it was only right for the Southerners to be involved in what band director Ken Bodiford called the "best wedding proposal ever."
Dubai company buying President Abraham Lincoln Hotel
A global investment company based in the United Arab Emirates has reached agreement to purchase the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield.Closing on the sale to Al Habtoor Group, headed by multi-billionaire Khalaf Ahmad al Habtoor, is scheduled for Dec. 16, owner Steve Horve of Decatur said Tuesday."It happened really fast," Horve said. "The whole process took about a month."Horve [...]