Christopher Hong, Florida Times-Union

Christopher Hong

Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Past articles by Christopher:

Jacksonville Fishing Report: Will Tropical Storm Elsa spoil red snapper season?

When it comes to snapper fishing, big baits catch the bigguns. → Read More

DeSantis: 22 percent of Florida residents 65 and older have received COVID-19 vaccine

Every resident and staff member for the more than 4,000 long-term care facilities in Florida will be offered the vaccine by the end of this month. → Read More

COVID-19: State reports 161 additional deaths, including 16 in Northeast Florida

A daily briefing of the latest coronavirus news and updated COVID-19 cases and deaths in Jacksonville and Duval, Clay, St. Johns and Nassau counties. → Read More

City Council investigative report links Mayor Lenny Curry to failed JEA sale

A special Jacksonville City Council committee on Tuesday released its investigative report into the failed sale of JEA and a controversial bonus plan. → Read More

Northeast Florida's debut of COVID-19 vaccine beset by miscommunication, confusion

People were frustrated by jammed phone lines while trying to schedule vaccines, and police dispersed a large crowd of people who gathered in downtown Jacksonville in hopes of getting a vaccine. → Read More

Coronavirus: Northeast Florida adds 1,172 new cases

Northeast Florida saw another big one-day spike in coronavirus cases on Thursday. → Read More

Coronavirus: State adds 8,452 new cases, death tolls surpasses 20,000

The Florida Department of Health on Monday reported more 8,452 new coronavirus cases and 137 additional deaths. → Read More

Jacksonville City Council President Hazouri puts brakes on Lot J vote until January

City Council President Tommy Hazouri pushes Lot J vote to January. Shad Khan's development team wants vote by council this week before holiday recess. → Read More

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry: Lot J project is necessary to keep Jaguars

Lenny Curry's dire framing of the deal is the most explicit official statement made in years about the Jaguars leaving Jacksonville. → Read More

Florida State House District 16: Fischer defeats Marcus

Florida State Rep. Jason Fischer defeated Democrat Ben Marcus in the State House District 16 election, earning the Mandarin Republican a third term in the legislature. → Read More

Some City Council members want Jaguars lease extension in return for Lot J money

Several Jacksonville City Council members said this week they want a long-term commitment from the Jaguars to stay in Jacksonville. → Read More

JEA board to interview CEO finalists during Tuesday morning meeting

The board is interviewing a replacement for interim CEO Paul McElroy, who led JEA before retiring in 2018. → Read More

JEA board will interview 3 finalists for CEO job

JEA's board of directors will interview three finalists next week to become the city-owned utility's next chief executive officer. → Read More

JEA considering costly, risky plan to raise power lines to help port attract bigger ships

The project would be an expensive, complicated and risky endeavor for the city-owned utility. → Read More

Investigation suggests former Kids Hope Alliance leader may have misused position

The former CEO of the Jacksonville Kids Hope Alliance may have misused his position, according to an investigative report. → Read More

Downtown's half-built Berkman II tower could be sold, demolished

The long-time eyesore is under contract to be sold to an owner that wants to tear down the tower and build a mixed-used development. → Read More

JEA spent $238,000 to prepare for Republican National Convention. It likely won't be reimbursed.

JEA spent $238,000 preparing for the Republican National Convention and will likely not be reimbursed. → Read More

Jacksonville Fishing Report: Fall is coming.

In this week's Jacksonville Fishing Report, read about flood tides, marsh hen hunting and the pursuits of fall. → Read More

JEA board votes to end Plant Vogtle nuclear lawsuit

JEA’s board of directors directed its staff to pursue an end to its legal disputes Plant Vogtle and to delay the payment of $8 million in legal and → Read More

Jacksonville mandates wearing of masks effective 5 p.m. Monday

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry will not attend a Monday press conference on the local coronavirus outbreak. → Read More