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BRAGAN FAMILY SELLING THE JACKSONVILLE SUNS

New owner Ken Babby to take control following 2015 season The Jacksonville Suns announced today that the Bragan family, the longtime owners of the club, is selling its Southern League franchise to executive .  bought the franchise in 1984 and served as its Chairman of the Board until his death in 2012. His son, current President ., said it was a tough decision to sell but it was the right time and right new owner for the . “Ken is about the age I was when daddy bought the team,” Bragan, Jr. said. “He has the youth, enthusiasm, and smarts …

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JACKSONVILLE'S NEIGHBORHOODS: A History of Springfield, Where Our Roots Grow Deeply

JACKSONVILLE’S NEIGHBORHOODS: A History of Springfield, Where Our Roots Grow Deeply

Where’s Springfield? Springfield is a historic neighborhood located to the north of Downtown Jacksonville. The boundaries of Springfield are well defined. Hogan’s Creek lies along its south edge, and railroad lines are found on the north and east. A street called Boulevard, which wraps around Confederate Park and becomes Broad Street, defines the western limit of the district.  The park land next Hogan’s Creek is a defining feature of the neighborhood. Confederate Park contains a popular neighborhood dog park. Inside the bounds of nearby Klutho Park, also hugged by Hogan’s Creek, you’ll find the Disc Golf Course (Disc Golf is …

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