NEWS

Clay County Fire Rescue conducts live fire training exercise

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Clay County Fire Rescue conducted a live fire training exercise at a vacant mobile home off Turner Road on Dec. 6. Live fire training exercises are scheduled whenever …

Gifting a pet for Christmas? Do Your Homework First

CLAY COUNTY – Nothing is quite as heart-warming as the excitement of surprising a child with that longed-for dog or cat on Christmas morning. But no matter the season or reason, pet gifters need to …

Deadline for property tax exemptions is March 2

CLAY COUNTY – Property Appraiser, Roger A. Suggs, wants to inform the citizens of Clay County that the statutory deadline to apply for property tax exemptions is Monday, March 2. Homestead …

County gives Orange Park 10 acres for riverfront park

ORANGE PARK – Clay County handed a deed over to a 10-acre parcel in Orange Park so the town could transform it into a natural park with public access to St. Johns River. The Board of County …

‘One’ helps children understand their feelings, emotions

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – A friendship between two women that goes back as far as the 1960s is at the heart of a new book meant to teach children how each day is in their hands. Donna Henderson, 66, …

Army-Navy: The day Americans become football fans

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – There was plenty of banter between eight friends Tuesday night at Amvets Post 86. “We’re kicking your bootie,” Ricky McLoughlin said before raising his bottle of …

Henley to make history on Orange Park Council

ORANGE PARK – Eddie Henley recently was appointed unanimously by the town council to serve out the remainder of Ron Raymond’s term on Seat 1 after his untimely death in October. While placed …

Sunshine State Public Relations honors Addison Davis

CLAY COUNTY –The Sunshine State Public Relations Association recognized Superintendent Addison Davis as the 2019 Communicator of the Year. SUNSPRA is an organization dedicated to improving …

J.P. Hall’s Giving the Gift of Hope assures all Clay children will get a Christmas toy

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Virginia Hall feels overwhelmed as her family’s annual Christmas party approaches on Saturday. “But it’s a wonderful overwhelming,” she said. Toys have been …

Ted Yoho to retire from U.S. Congress after current term

Ted Yoho announced Tuesday he will retire from the U.S. Congress when his term ends on Jan. 7, 2021. In an announcement posted on social media, Yoho, whose Third Congressional District includes …