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I wonder if GOP gubernatorial candidates Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis are feeling a little queasy. It was a quite the global spectacle Monday, watching President Donald Trump all but genuflect to … more
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, really of every two and four years. Yes, that amazing tenet of democracy is once again upon us when we, as free citizens, are given the … more
This cycle, our firm has worked with dozens of Republican campaigns from Cabinet positions to Congress. One advantage of our workload has been an opportunity to see the results of dozens of polls and … more
Where do cruisers get to vote, then?My husband and I retired from the State of Maryland in 2004; we became full-time cruisers (Florida to The Bahamas) and since 2011 we are full-time RV-ers, … more
As it defends a slew of cases over medical marijuana, the state of Florida has spent close to $2 million on outside lawyers. Nearly all of that went to one firm. Records reviewed last week … more
Despite a Tallahassee judge declaring significant parts of the state’s medical marijuana law unconstitutional, the law’s chief architect on Aug. 7 said he was confident the law would be … more
Reader tells everyone to votePlease be advised that the Primary Vote can be and, in many cases, is imperative as many elected positions are determined at this time. In other words, if any one or … more
Voting in Florida is a right, not a privilege. And since life today doesn’t run at the same pace as it did back when Ozzie met Harriett (look it up, kids), the government should make it as easy … more
Erika Donalds, a Constitution Revision Commissioner and sponsor of the now-defunct Amendment 8, was right when she recently wrote that the League of Women Voters of Florida “cheered the end” of … more
It was a day of solidarity and unity and it sent a huge message to those in elected office in 2016. Hundreds of Clay County teachers crammed into the Teacher Training Center at Fleming Island High … more
This week, Tallahassee ABC affiliate WTXL27 stopped by the office to chat on one of my favorite topics – social media posts, specifically video content. If I were to critique my own social media … more
Former Clay County school superintendent questions Peterson’s candidacyThe article questioning Latanya Peterson’s campaign claims is extremely disturbing.As a former Superintendent of the … more
It was three years ago last month if my memory serves me right. One of our reporters at the time, Jesse Hollett, made a phone call to the Venice, Florida-based offices of Eric Robinson to inquire … more
Every effective faith leader in history was a teacher. Each led people who sought better lives for themselves and their communities. Each gave their followers responsibilities, and training to … more
5 years ago, 2013Torey Leonard Jenkins of Jacksonville received a 40-year sentence in state prison for the September 17, 2009 death of 16-month-old Destiny Patterson whom Jenkins had been babysitting … more
If Florida voters wanted a contrast in the election for Governor, they have it. The differences between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis in the November election couldn’t be dramatic – and it goes … more
Reader responds to ‘fake news’ column by SPJ leadersIn a recent Clay Today editorial, the press is not “fake” according to Michael Koretzky of The Society of Professional … more
This Week in history [Photo gallery]
5 years ago, 2013After deliberating six hours, a four-man, two-woman jury convicted a Jacksonville man of two counts of second-degree murder. Cornelius Walston, 30, of Jacksonville, had been on trial … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the James Madison Institute were among the groups discussing this year’s iteration of the Caruthers Institute … more
It happened again. Over the past two weeks, I’ve gotten a hard lesson on how important crime information is to our readers. This time, it started with the June 14 edition of Clay Today. That … more
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