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CLAY COUNTY – Summer in Florida provides us with many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. From picnics to barbecues the warm summer weather also presents many opportunities … more
FLEMING ISLAND – Ned Broyles was busy flying training missions with his Navy F4U Corsair squadron in Rockland, Maine, on June 5, 1944, for a possible top-secret mission. Little did he know, his … more
Five years ago, 2014The Big League Dream plan for a sports complex off Branon Road in Middleburg is killed after five years of negotiations.Town of Orange Park is told it needs to spend an additional … more
CLAY COUNTY – Can you believe the first “official” day of summer is just a month away? Based on current temperatures, I think it’s probably safe to predict that August will be a scorcher. But … more
Dear Editor, I would like to express my thoughts on the Clay County Public Library system. Firstly, I should explain that I love to read and like to read current novels, and I belong to a book club. … more
CLAY COUNTY – I can feel the excitement in the air this month as graduating seniors celebrate their achievements and prepare to go off to college, join the military, or begin working. My children … more
For some, Memorial Day is a time to dust off the grill, squeeze into last year’s bathing suit and enjoy a day away from work. For others, it’s about watching fireworks, eating hot dogs or playing … more
As fans, we were disgusted when seven NFL referees missed a blatant and intentional pass interference, along with helmet-to-helmet contact at the end playoff game between the New Orleans Saint and … more
CLAY COUNTY – Spending hours in the grocery store is the last thing any of us feel like doing after a long busy day. Taking the time to read nutrition labels, ingredients, and compare prices can … more
Trying again under a U.S. House of Representatives that now has Democratic control, Kissimmee’s U.S. Rep. Darren Soto introduced two bills last week aiming to prevent immigration deportations of … more
TALLAHASSEE – The House has voted to allow law enforcement to pull over drivers for texting while driving. Lawmakers approved the measure (HB 107) on a 104-9 vote during floor session last … more
There are more than 1,150 school children who are homeless in Clay County. Nearly one in six county residents don’t have health insurance. Thousands will go hungry tonight. Let all that … more
A bill allowing Florida drivers to be pulled over for texting while driving emerged from its final committee after the House State Affairs Committee approved the measure. Currently, texting while … more
April is Water Conservation Month in FloridaApril is Water Conservation Month in Florida, an observance intended to heighten public awareness about the variety of ways we all can reduce our water use … more
We’ve all had that same sinking feeling when we stop at a red light and we’re approached by a panhandler. Sometimes we play with the radio or make a fake cell phone call to pretend they’re … more
5 years ago, 2014The Clay County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 to no longer fund the Clay County Chamber of Commerce’s economic development efforts.The County School Board delay approvals … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Finding the Clay Today booth at the Clay County Agriculture Fair is as easy as following your nose. One of the pleasures of the fair is the overwhelming temptation to eat. … more
It’s a longstanding tradition – and it’s the law. In Florida, local governments must inform residents about upcoming issues directly affecting their lives – their … more
I watched the coverage of the latest board meeting and the discussion of the Clay County School District establishing its own police department to provide security at all of its schools. My … more
It’s the oldest trick in the political playbook. If you have to unveil a bad bill, do it at 5 on a Friday afternoon. For as long as there have been newspapers, politicians have used the end of … more
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