David Crumpler, Florida Times-Union

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Past articles by David:

Good News: St. Augustine charity golf tournament raises $300K for child-advocacy foundation

The Clays for a Cause fundraiser, a regional council's Leadership Awards and scholarships from a local union are also in this week's Good News. → Read More

Good news: K9s for Warriors brings 'doggies parade' to retirement community

A Doggies in the Window Parade and donations to a children's hospital and a veterans organization make up this week's Good News column. → Read More

Good News: Ribbons display offers awareness message

Large pink and purple ribbons displayed outside the Clay County Courthouse in Green Cove Springs help convey important outreach messages. → Read More

Good News: African Forest exhibit at zoo wins national award

Among several good news items, the Jacksonville Zoo was recently presented with the Exhibit Award for Innovation for its African Forest exhibit. → Read More

Good News: Feeding Northeast Florida gets donation of 350,000 eggs

Cowford Chophouse and Cal-Maine Foods donated the eggs to the food bank in honor of Hunger Action month. → Read More

Good News: Jacksonville nonprofit's socks giveaway will benefit those in need

This roundup of Good News includes a socks giveaway to benefit those in need, and a day of outdoor fun for local Special Olympics Florida athletes. → Read More

Critically endangered western lowland gorilla gives birth at Jacksonville Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has a new resident — a 4.8-pound female baby western lowland gorilla.The infant, which has not yet been named, was born Friday.Its mother, Kumbuka, 22, went into labor in the mixed-species habitat the gorillas share with colobus monkeys and mandrills at the African Forest exhibit, according to the zoo, but concluded in the birthing-suite within the gorilla… → Read More

Work begins on African Forest, new exhibit for the Jacksonville Zoo’s great apes

Work is just beginning on a new exhibit for the inhabitants of the Great Apes Loop at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. → Read More

We are not making this up: Dave Barry live in Neptune Beach, and almost in person

Funniest. Skype Visit. Ever. → Read More

Rhonda Ross opening for her legendary mother, Diana Ross, at Jacksonville concert

Rhonda Ross was trying to explain the type of songs she sings, then stopped herself about halfway through and said, “Feel free to help me out.” → Read More

Summer Movie Classics Series begins Sunday at the Florida Theatre

You’ll hear some of the most famous movie quotes from the past 50 years in the lineup at this year’s Summer Movie Classics Series at the Florida Theatre. → Read More

Happy Together Tour bringing feel-good hits galore to Florida Theatre

His name may not register with you. → Read More

2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Schedule

THURSDAY Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition, 7 p.m. Florida Theatre, 128. E. Forsyth St. Hosted by Courtney Lewis, Jacksonville Symphony music director Tickets: $13.50, (904) 355-2787 FRIDAY 5 p.m. DJ NickFresh, Swingin’ Stage (Main Street at Adams Street) 5 p.m. Catch The Groove, Groovin’ Stage (Hemming Park) 5: 30 p.m. Jax Jazz Collective, Breezin’ Stage (The Jacksonville Landing) 5:30 p.m.… → Read More

Jacksonville Jazz Festival brings groovin’ time to town this weekend

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival gets cranking Thursday evening with a spirited contest — the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition at the Florida Theatre. → Read More

Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition coming to Florida Theatre

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is always an invitation to kick back and enjoy. → Read More

Jacksonville Zoo takes extra steps to help animals with special needs thrive

Nearly every day is something of a spa day for Vincent, a Baird’s tapir at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. → Read More

Jacksonville artist captures beauty of North Florida parks in new book

Florida’s natural beauty turned Kathy Stark into an explorer when she was still just a kid, particularly where water was involved. → Read More

Jacksonville’s Florida Theatre celebrating its 90th anniversary with free movie

The Florida Theatre has a big anniversary coming up on Saturday, and it’s celebrating the occasion with a free movie — and cake — 90 years to the day after it opened to the public. → Read More