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Editor: I am writing both as an employee and as a parent of two children who attend school in the district. I implore you to make masks a priority along with social distancing of at least six … more
Democrats, Independents will be denied the right to voteEditor:For a mere $25 filing fee, write-in candidates closed the Aug. 18 primary in three critical races: Superintendent of Schools, … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis disputed claims by Dr. Anthony Fauci that Florida “jumped over a couple of checkpoints” in haste to reopen the state. “There was really no justification to not move … more
My grandson earned the rank of Wolf in his Cub Scouts troop last Sunday. The ceremony was in a park and he was the only scout allowed to attend. He wore his face mask. His eyes squinted as he … more
Dear School Board Members, You thought you were done with me huh…… Not so fast. I am sending you this email to ask you to make a School Board Policy pertaining to the reopening of our … more
Editor: In Florida, a state which has seen alarming growth in COVID-19 cases, many are wrestling with the dilemma of reopening schools. I am urging the adoption of a face mask policy in Clay … more
STUCK IN LINE AT LOT J – I had to get a COVID-19 test and it was an awful experience. I recently saw my brother-in-law for a few hours on a Friday night. We kept our distance, wore our masks, … more
While not every hospital in Jacksonville is running out of ICU space, the one that the city’s most vulnerable rely on is getting dangerously close. Statistics from AHCA reveal that UF Health – … 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
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
Editor: Another great partnership project is now operational in Clay County as the St. Johns River Water Management District continues work to improve water quality across the region. Known as … more
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott discussed the state’s recent spike in COVID-19 cases Monday morning, a topic he’s been compelled to address more of late. With daily record case counts commonplace in … more
The conversation at the Talladega Superspeedway is generally about racing. NASCAR turned it into race. Sure there were a few Confederate flags outside NASCAR’s most-exciting racetrack ahead of … more
CLAY COUNTY – If your children play video games, start saving your money now. Sony revealed the PlayStation 5 console last week on June 11 alongside a lineup of games coming to the system later … more
As we look forward to this Sunday’s Father’s Day celebration, I want to assert that the holiday might be misnamed…I vote for Dad’s Day. There’s a big difference between being a Father … more
Darryl Daniels is an African American man. And a father. And the sheriff of Clay County. In today’s social climate, it’s not easy to be any one of those. As a father, he understands … 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
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
Resident wants to know why school police are being paid during shutdownHello Editor:May I say the Clay newspaper is worth the subscription price and cost.My complaint is since we have this very … 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
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