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More than 70 film and television productions have wanted to shoot in Florida in recent years, but didn’t due to the lack of a statewide film production program. According to trade association … more
Greg Sacks put a bumper sticker on the dashboard of a race car he bought shortly after “Days of Thunder” was released in 1990. It read: “Yes I am a movie star.” If you’ve watched that … more
Orange Park residents: Recently, there has been a lot of conversation around the Town of Orange Park and Clay County regarding a proposed development on Kingsley. At a recently held community … more
Editor: While no one could have predicted the full impact that the COVID 19 virus has created and even one life lost is tragic, Florida has done a good job in preparing for this Pandemic. In … 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
FLEMING ISLAND – It was difficult to hear the telephone ring over the playful conversations and derision at A Barber Shop last Tuesday. Customers, make that friends, sat along the walls – each … more
Despite facing pressure from within his own party to lift restrictions on vacation rentals, there’s no word yet from Gov. Ron DeSantis on when rentals may reopen. In late March, the governor … more
The numbers are alarming. And they don’t lie. When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, we got it wrong. We sat at bars inches from our friends without concern. We went to rallies and protests. We … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us to make significant adjustments to our lifestyles. Gasoline now is calculated by weeks to the gallon. We no longer fear anyone walking into a convenience … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis has blocked local governments from issuing their own ban on certain sunscreen products. That measure was a priority for Sen. Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island), who detailed his own … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis was unflappable when asked his thoughts on two U.S. Senators looking into Florida’s “uniquely poor” unemployment insurance system. The Republican Governor, responding to a … more
CLAY COUNTY – Voters now will decide whether they should invest in our county schools with a half-cent sales tax. Our children a depending on us to do the right thing by voting yes. Schools … more
Five years ago, 2015 The Board of Commissioners voted to add the Orange Park Skateboard Park to its list of candidates to share $20 million in unspent bond money.Gen. Roy S. Geiger was honored by the … more
Dear Editor, As Chairman of the Clay County Board of County Commissioners, I have a great interest in helping to ensure all Clay County households are counted in the 2020 Census. An accurate count … more
Dear Editor, Clay County Emergency Management, in Unified Command with the Florida Department of Health in Clay County, Board of County Commissioners and County Manager, have been preparing for … more
Rep. Travis Cummings, a member of the Governor’s Re-Open Florida Task Force, expressed confidence that Gov. Ron DeSantis is “bullish” about getting Florida back to work. The Orange Park … more
CLAY COUNTY – Regardless of your feelings on COVID-19, there are real consequences that come with the virus. It’s easy to feel like the coronavirus isn’t nearly as dangerous as it's made out … more
During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought after as hand sanitizer and face … more
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