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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
Before I jump into this story, I want to make it clear that I hold the utmost disdain for the TSA. It’s an annoying governmental process that not only uses (and wastes) our tax dollars but does … 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
5 years ago, 2014 Orange Park businessman Eugene Nix defeated incumbent Marge Hutton, 458-332, in their election for Seat 2 on the town council.The Green Cove Springs City Council approves mail-in … 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
County on the wrong path when it comes to accessible bike routesClay County has long faced with the availability of bike routes.In an age in which people are more and more drawn toward using … 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
Remember to wear blue this Sunday for St. Patrick’s Day. That’s right, blue. Believe it or not, blue, not green, was the original color for the cultural festival that marked the death of … 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
Eleven people have applied to be Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s newly-created Director of Cannabis, according to information provided after a public records request. One of those … more
5 years ago, 2014Clay County School District officials unveiled a proposal called “wall-to-wall” academies for each high school in the district. Re-dubbed the Academies of Clay, the … more
The chief proponent of a proposed Florida Constitution amendment to declare that “only a citizen” may vote says the effort is a response to a nationwide effort by the “strident left” to allow … more
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