Recent Stories Courtesy of Google News
Florida school board votes to remove name of Confederate general
Nov 9, 2013 • ReutersFour Jacksonville schools are named after Confederate heroes, including Robert E. Lee High School, as well as the city's downtown square. The school's name was chosen in 1959 at the suggestion of the Daughters of the Confederacy as the group readied ... More
Amid Forrest Controversy, Who Are Jacksonville's High Schools Named For?
Nov 7, 2013 • WJCT NEWSAccording to the school's website, the Reverend S.B. Darnell was a Methodist minister who moved to Jacksonville. He founded the Cookman Institute, Florida's first institution of higher education for African-Americans specializing in the religious and ... More
Former state Rep. Carl Ogden: 1929-2013
Nov 7, 2013 • Florida Times-UnionHe won the Florida Jaycees Award for good government in 1973 and the St. Petersburg Times Award for the most valuable member of the 1976 House. Mr. Ogden, who was born in Jacksonville in 1929, graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. After his ... More
Nov 11, 2013 • The Albany HeraldA native of Avon Park, FL, Mr. Clemons grew up in Jacksonville, FL, graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and served in the United States Army in Korea. He had resided in Camilla, GA and was employed with the Camilla Police Department before ... More
Carolyn Inez Custer
Nov 8, 2013 • Havana HeraldLynn was born March 19, 1943 in Little Rock, AR and moved to Montgomery, AL where she graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. After high school, Lynn ... Other survivors include a son, Mark Allen Custer of Jacksonville, FL; two daughters, Lisa Lynn ... More
No video clips have been uploaded.