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Florida’s been in a state of emergency for nearly a year. But that’s currently only to get federal funds. Gov. Ron DeSantis wants state lawmakers to help get life in Florida back to normal, … more
When Donald Trump was the president, Dr. Anthony Fauci told us a year ago “there’s no reason to be walking around with a mask,” despite the threat of COVID-19. Now that Joe Biden is the … more
DAYTONA BEACH – First there was fire. Then rain. Followed by even more fire. Last Sunday’s Daytona 500 had two massive crashes that involved a total of 24 cars, a six-hour rain delay and a … more
Recovering from the loss of a loved one can be one of the hardest things a person can go through. People handle loss in many ways. The emotions and feelings attached to a loss can be destructive, but … more
Editor: Like everyone else, the ongoing pandemic has weighed heavily on employers. In addition to operating a business in this economy, employers are currently dealing with a threat that’s been … more
CLAY COUNTY – The world is in a standstill due to the ongoing pandemic, but it is still important for people to keep moving. Exercise is a vital part of someone’s physical and psychological … more
FLEMING ISLAND – Since February is National Heart Month, it’s important for everyone to separate the truths from the myths about leading a heart-healthy life. This week and next, we will … more
CLAY COUNTY – Last Tuesday was Safer Internet Day in the United States and another 140 countries around the world. It also was National Cut the Cord Day, National Bagel and Lox Day, National Pizza … more
A bill approved by a Florida House committee on Feb. 3 will be sent to the floor later this month that would effectively end the practice of placing public notices in newspapers for local … more
The moment Kurt Busch climbed from his battered race car after the 2001 Daytona 500, he knew something was different. There was an eerie silence in the garage area. The usually-ruckus crowd seemed … more
Flanked by legislators and Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared war Tuesday on a “big tech cartel” that has played fast and loose with Florida’s “public square” for too long … more
CLAY COUNTY – The world is in a standstill due to the ongoing pandemic, but it is still important for people to keep moving. Exercise is a vital part of someone’s physical and psychological … more
The sport of weightlifting is a lesser-known sport some people don’t know even exists. In the state of Florida, it’s a high school sport, boys and girls having separate seasons. Weightlifting … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis challenged the Joe Biden White House again Tuesday on vaccine distribution, saying that more doses were needed and rejecting the narrative that his administration wasn’t … more
The Jacksonville Jaguars hoped they finally found their man to lead the hapless, often laughable, franchise from the bottom on the National Football League. It’s clear the Jaguars needed a major … more
We’ve all heard the term calories in, calories out. It essentially means, if you expend more calories than you take in, you will lose weight. Likewise, if you take in more calories than you expend, … more
Editor, I appreciate an opportunity to set the record straight with regard to your Dec. 9, 2020 article about my request to have the Town of Orange Park pay for legal fees for a claim made against … more
I decided to clean off my desk to get rid of the physical and emotional clutter that continues to pile up. My first priority was to throw away anything that can remind me of 2020, including a … more
The SafetyNet system in Florida includes more than 94,000 nonprofits who employ more than 6.5% of Florida’s Workforce. The Florida Nonprofit Alliance reports that nearly 40% of all nonprofits have … more
The best thing about 2020 is the fact it’s almost gone. That means we can be optimistic about 2021. For me, that means the return of the racing season. The lure of sports-car racing has … more
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