Jacksonville is also home to several colleges and universities, most notably the University of North Florida, located south-east of down town. On May 3, 1901, down town Jacksonville was ravaged by a fire that started as a kitchen fire. Growth spurs major Williams Hall Renovation Project Increased residential enrolment has spurred the University to begin a major renovation of its 132-room Williams Hall, with work on the $5.9 million projects to begin Nov. 7 and the housing available to incoming freshmen beginning fall 2017. On Black Hammock Island in the national Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, a University of North Florida team discovered some of the oldest remnants of pottery in the United States, dating to 2500 BC. 13 In the 16th century, the beginning of the historical era, the region was inhabited by the Mocama, a coastal subgroup of the Timucua people. Jacksonville also suffered damage from 2008's Tropical Storm Fay which criss-crossed the state, bringing parts of Jacksonville under darkness for four days. On 2/7/1971, a category F3 Vax. wind speeds 158-206 mph tornado 29.7 miles away from the Jacksonville city canter caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages. The Murray Hill Art enter was reopened in February 2012 through a partnership of the City of Jacksonville Parks and Recreation Department JaxParks and the Art League of Jacksonville a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to community arts education. Lower taxes, increased economic development, unification of the community, better public spending and effective administration by a more central authority were all cited as reasons for a new consolidated government.
- It's time to shine! America's Got Talent auditions are making a pit stop in Jacksonville on January 7th, 2017. They will be held at thePrime F. Osborn Convention Center.Currently, Jacksonville is the only audition site for the show in Florida. All talent is welcome, whether you are an amazing singer, or can do something really weird with your body. They want to be shocked and amazed by what you can do in 90 seconds! Auditions started in November across the country for Season 12. If you are interested in auditioning you will have to register online. You can do so by clicking here: http://www.americasgottalentauditions.com/ or visit AGT's Facebook page. Anyone under 18 needs permission from a parent and must be acccompanied to the audition by a parent or legal guardina. Auditioners must be U.S. citizens and will need to bring a photo ID.
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It claims to remove pests within two weeks, but it is advisable to continue using it for sometime even after the rodents are gone. Here are a few interesting facts about winged ants in home. They are basically disliked for the tunnels they make by burrowing the ground. Like light, these sound waves stop once they hit a solid area, hence not giving the pests an opportunity to hide behind the wall or furniture or some other place. Ask them about those options. Also called bark lice and paper lice, book lice thrive in papers, books, walls, tree barks, and moist places. Removal of weeds and debris at regular intervals is a golden rule for preventing pests.