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Orange Park Police investigate death

ORANGE PARK – Officers from the Orange Park Police Department were called to the BP station at 201 Park Ave. at 4:50 a.m. after the store clerk became concerned about a man who had entered the …
Alhambra Theatre and Dining


Today the Alhambra stands proudly as the nation’s oldest continuously operating equity dinner theater. More important, after a half century the Alhambra is as as ever. Maybe more so, given the improvements Smith has directed, coupled with the quality performances and occasional stars that Booth still directs with the same passion he has had since he began in the mid ’80s.

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The Clay County YMCA – For A Better Community

For A Better Community

The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

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Opinion and Obituaries
The Grinch who stole your pineapple

Dear former neighbor, Although this occurred many years ago, I doubt you’ve forgotten the reason why I write you today. I use this medium to explain the events that transpired on a forgotten …

Credit unions work to protect consumers’ interests, balance Florida economy

As a member-owned cooperative, a credit union’s success is directly related to the financial health of the people who use its services every day. This symbiotic structure is why credit unions …

School Board Drinking Game

Last fall someone said something that has stuck with me since then. Leave it to a teacher to say, “Everyone knows a teacher.” Well, I’ve come up with a new way for Clay County residents to …

Letter to the editor: Reader takes issue with Black History Month story

There was an ambitious Black History Month program organized by Mrs. Brandye Mackey of Fleming Island last Friday. In spite of the fact that the impetus for the event was Black History Month, I was …

Letter to the Editor: Just say no to Betsy Devos

Like most people in Clay I support our President, but I don’t support his choice for Education Secretary. What makes Devos scary is she wants to use government power to force the school choice …

Obituaries 2/23/17

Joseph Paul “Joe” Loiacono Joseph Paul “Joe” Loiacono, 31, of Jacksonville, Fla. passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Joe was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to …

Obituaries 2/16/17

Cornelia “Connie” W. Bradley Cornelia “Connie” W. Bradley, 96, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She passed away …

Community Calendar

Community Calendar 2/23/17

TEEN COURT MOCK TRIAL COMPETITON: Clay County Teen Court will host this year’s Mock Trial Competition at the Clay County Courthouse, 825 N. Orange Ave, Green Cove Springs, on Feb. 24. Clay will be …

Community Calendar 2/16/17

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Penney Farms Historical Society meets Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Clay Co. Archivist Vishi Garig presents “The Florida Normal School” as part of celebrating Black History Month. …