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Clay County residents:We all have so much to be thankful for. We, here at Mercy, are counting our blessings for the many supporters, donors and volunteers who selfishly help Mercy accomplish its … more
The 24-hour news cycle makes my head hurt. No matter which side of the argument you fall on, the only effect the president’s impeachment will have on any of us is a guaranteed spike in our blood … more
Resolutions are made to be broken. Let’s face it, the number of times we’ve turned the calendar to a new year are the same number of times we’ve started, and broken, a diet.This … more
Five years ago, 2015Clay County Clerk of the Circuit Court Tara Green announces her office no longer will conduct wedding ceremonies.The Florida Department of Transportation will give Orange Park $3 … more
Traditionally, New Year's resolutions are about making a commitment to do something different in our lives, perhaps going in a new direction from that of the past. I'm thrilled to share these 15 … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, I have the following statement after voting ‘no’ on the shortfalls of the USMCA agreement for Florida farmers: … more
A bill that would mostly strip localities of the ability to regulate short-term rental platforms now has a House companion. HB 1011, filed Thursday by Jacksonville Republican Rep. Jason … more
A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY – A long time ago, families poured into theaters around the world to witness an epic unlike anything seen in cinema before. A dash of fantasy, a dash of sci-fi … more
CLAY COUNTY – My name is Bruce Hope, and I am the newest member of the Clay Today staff. I was born in Washington, D.C., but have lived many places, and just on the other … more
The telephone rang at 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. It was 1966 and I was 9. The voice on the other side asked if I was Don. I said yes. The nurse said my mother was at Good … more
Florida’s prisons are in crisis. That phrase, or a variant thereof, has been stated so much that it’s almost an axiom. The Florida Senate is poised to look at reforms designed to solve this … more
“Forrest Gump” was a book by Winston Groom that tells the improbable, often seemingly-unbelievable, story of a slow, but kind-hearted, man who becomes immersed in some of the country’s … more
As Orlando attorney John Morgan leads his latest fight to increase the state’s minimum wage incrementally to $15 an hour, debates are raging between those who see it as a necessary move to provide … more
ORANGE PARK – Following last year’s greyhound racing ban, the Democratic House leader wants to pay back industry workers who will lose their jobs by the end of next year. Voters approved a … 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
This Week in history [Photo gallery]
5 years ago, 2013After deliberating six hours, a four-man, two-woman jury convicted a Jacksonville man of two counts of second-degree murder. Cornelius Walston, 30, of Jacksonville, had been on trial … more
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