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Danny Becton, the Jacksonville City Council member for the Eleventh District, officially welcomed today Bentley Motors who has plans to open their 46th US dealership at J.T. Butler Blvd and I-95 on the Southwest corner.“If you are a car enthusiast or just a car owner, today is a special afternoon for which anyone can be enamored by the craftsmanship, styling and overall splendor for which Bentley brings to our city. Bentley is another company of international prominence that has selected Jackson... Read More...
Mon, June 18, 2018
In Baymeadows, on May 2, 2018, it will be a day to remember in Southside District 11’s short history whereby over 100+ residents, business owners and media turned out to witness an announcement that is sure to be transformational.District 11, Council Member Danny Becton took center stage in announcing the project “Baymeadows Park”, a $15 million, 6-acre mixed-use urban village that will become the center piece of what CM Becton calls “a keystone to the revitalization of the Baymeadows area.”“Bay... Read More...
Wed, May 2, 2018
The company is called “Amazon” but those touring the online retailer’s massive distribution center on Pecan Park Road would call the experience “Amazing.” The world’s second largest retailer behind Walmart, officially opened last September but hurricane IRMA postponed the Grand Opening festivities for their “JAX 2” facility. Dignitaries on April 6, 2018 were invited to tour the facility including Mayor Lenny Curry, Congressman John Rutherford, Stat... Read More...
Fri, April 6, 2018
Complete with a high school marching band, sub sandwich making contest and a visit from one of Wawa’s most loyal customers, the newest Wawa store held its grand opening on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The store is located at 11812 Beach Blvd., at the northern end of District 11.District 11 Council Member Danny Becton spoke about the impact that this convenience store chain is having on the city and state. This is the 141st Wawa in Florida and the 789th in the nation.Wawa is known for its freshly ma... Read More...
Thu, March 22, 2018
A proposed re-zoning bill (2016-805) that would have placed as many as 20 homes on a 9-acre site along County Dock Road in the “V” of Scott Mill and Loretto Road was defeated by a vote of 14-5 at the July 25, 2017 City Council meeting. Had the bill passed, many live oaks, some as old as 200 years, and other protected trees would have to be cut down to make way for the new home sites. Developers placed the homes in the $600,000 range.The bill brought out over 300 area residents to two... Read More...
Tue, August 29, 2017
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