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ORANGE PARK - Henderson Haven is tucked away off Blanding Boulevard on the edge of the Fox Ridge subdivision. Sherri and Lee Henderson started from their home, then took two suites in the … more
BILLINGS, Mont. – Ken Brock turned 54 on Wednesday. There was no birthday cake, card, balloons or a free breakfast at Denny’s. The U.S. Army veteran from Keystone Heights celebrated with his … more
CLAY COUNTY – It’s hurricane season. Are you ready?The time to prepare for a storm is before tropical waves are formed in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. That means working well … more
CAMP BLANDING – Maude Jackson has dedicated her life in promoting civil rights and preserving the rich history of a nation’s struggle for equality. Last week, she helped memorialized a significant part of her life by unveiling a state marker at Magnolia Lake State Park, one of four segregated parks in Florida. more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – City council members and staff secured a grant for the “Rails to Trails” initiative, another step toward promoting recreation in southern Clay County. The $46,000 matching … more
MIDDLEBURG – Toll collection will begin Saturday, July 13 on the first phase of the First Coast Expressway, which connects Blanding Boulevard to Interstate 10 in Duval County.The tolled portion … more
Interstate-295 commuters to and from Clay County now have the choice of a two express lanes east of the Buckman Bridge to eschew the rush hour buildup – but at a cost. Knee-high orange … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – City leaders voted 3-0 to end its contract with Hooper Corporation for electric distribution capital improvement projects. Staffing was an issue with Hooper, according to … more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – City council members voted 4-1 Monday to approve a 3% pay raise for City Manager Scott Kornegay, and they learned that nearly 58% of the residents approve of the work being done … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, we are reminding all drivers of the importance of seat belt use. This annual campaign is part of the U.S. Department of … more
By Don Coble Managing Editor GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Men dressed in Civil War uniforms stood in line at the food truck last Saturday, May 18, while a man dressed in Native American attire … more
ORANGE PARK – Although Shirley Eady’s Signature’s Hair Design Academy is open seven days a week, she reserves Mondays for a special clientele – veterans. Eady, along with other … more
More than 500 attended Tuesday nights 25th annual Gourmet Night at Club Continental to support Rotary Club of Orange Park’s local charities. More than 30 restaurants offered samples of their best … more
A Florida Historical Marker was placed at the River Park Inn (formerly Cottage A at the renowned Clarendon Hotel) at 103 S. Magnolia Ave. in Green Cove Springs last Saturday, May 18, to honor the … more
CLAY COUNTY — As the 2019-20 school year fast approaches, Clay County School District Police Department officers still haven’t yet been assigned to their schools. Teachers report to school on … more
ORANGE PARK – Binion Williams is more than a regular at OneBlood. He’s family. The 77-year-old Army veteran from Middleburg made his customary stop at the facility at 2153 Kingsley Ave. last … more
TALLAHASSEE – The crime rate in Florida fell by 9%, according to the 2018 Annual Uniform Crime Report, marking the 48th consecutive year Florida has seen a drop in its crime rate. The report also … more
ORANGE PARK – The town council learned last week the bulk of its Capital Improvement Plan during the next five years would be devoted to street projects. Town Manager Sarah Campbell said the … more
Middleburg – SAFE Animal Shelter stands out as one of Middleburg’s most-selfless community members. Residing in their current location since 2001, the shelter helps care for the homeless pets in … more
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