Archive by category Florida politics

JAX 87 Jacksonville in 1987 The Landing Opens, Tommy Hazouri Takes Over

George Farrar presents JAX 87 – Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1987. George talks about the opening of The Jacksonville Landing, the legacy of Mayor Jake Godbold and the agenda of the new Mayor- Tommy Hazouri as he reminisces about growing up in Jacksonville at age 12. This show is one episode in […]

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JAX Maps – Maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida 1920-1972

Today on another edition of JAX Maps, George Farrar presents maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida spanning the years 1920 thru 1972, talks about the phenomenal growth of the region and discusses how the road network was designed to meet the demands of the population. Also included are state road maps from […]

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TheJaxLeft News – Crooms, Cohen to Run for Mayor Will Anna Brosche?, March for Change

Today on The Jax Left News video podcast series, I talk about the speculation that City Council President Anna Brosche may run against Lenny Curry for Mayor and talk about the struggle for change in North Florida. The Jax Left is a Politics & History Channel for The People of Jacksonville, Florida. Enjoy all of […]

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Straight Talk about the JEA,The JTA, & Jacksonville’s Challenges Ahead

The Jax Left News is back! Going forward, for now, our show will be in podcast format which will enable me to communicate more with you as we start to raise the questions that need to be raised about the future of our city. I talk about the latest hullabaloo  surrounding the weird campaign to […]

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New Places of Honor That All of Jacksonville Can Be Proud Of

Jacksonville’s City Hall and a United States Flag overlook the 1898 Confederate Monument in Hemming Park, August 18, 2017 I’ve lived most of my life in Jacksonville, Florida. The time has now come for me to speak out about the Confederate monuments and names on our schools. I do this because I love our growing […]

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The Quest to Grant Human Rights to the LGBT Community in Jacksonville Continues

  • The Quest to Grant Human Rights to the LGBT Community in Jacksonville Continues

George Farrar at the August 13, 2012 Memorial Park Rally Since at least 2012, the LGBT community along with people from all walks of life in Jacksonville have struggled to convince our City Council that it is time for equal protections to be guaranteed for all here in our city. In August, 2012 I had high hopes that the […]

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