Articles from Jacksonville - local

Kids Hope Alliance CEO Joe Peppers placed on adminstrative leave a day after explosive memo surfaces

Joe Peppers, the CEO of the Kids Hope Alliance who penned an explosive memo that surfaced this week alleging senior members of Mayor Lenny Curry’s office pressured him to steer grant money to preferred applicants, was placed on administrative leave on Thursday because he is the subject of an investigation by the […]

Sleiman Enterprises acquires historic San Marco Square properties in Jacksonville

Jacksonville-based Sleiman Enterprises announced the acquisition of a collection of buildings in San Marco Square overlooking Balis Park’s iconic fountain with bronze lions.The showcase of the three buildings is at 1974 San Marco Blvd., a 94-year-old, 8,200-square-foot former Indochine restaurant. The others are at 1972 and 1980 San Marco Blvd., currently a Beau Outfitters and a Starbucks.The buildings’ architectural features include exposed brick throughout, domed terrace […]