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FLEMING ISLAND – Since February is National Heart Month, it’s important for everyone to separate the truths from the myths about leading a heart-healthy life. This week and next, we will … more
CLAY COUNTY – Last Tuesday was Safer Internet Day in the United States and another 140 countries around the world. It also was National Cut the Cord Day, National Bagel and Lox Day, National Pizza … more
A bill approved by a Florida House committee on Feb. 3 will be sent to the floor later this month that would effectively end the practice of placing public notices in newspapers for local … more
The moment Kurt Busch climbed from his battered race car after the 2001 Daytona 500, he knew something was different. There was an eerie silence in the garage area. The usually-ruckus crowd seemed … more
Flanked by legislators and Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared war Tuesday on a “big tech cartel” that has played fast and loose with Florida’s “public square” for too long … more
CLAY COUNTY – The world is in a standstill due to the ongoing pandemic, but it is still important for people to keep moving. Exercise is a vital part of someone’s physical and psychological … more
The sport of weightlifting is a lesser-known sport some people don’t know even exists. In the state of Florida, it’s a high school sport, boys and girls having separate seasons. Weightlifting … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis challenged the Joe Biden White House again Tuesday on vaccine distribution, saying that more doses were needed and rejecting the narrative that his administration wasn’t … more
The Jacksonville Jaguars hoped they finally found their man to lead the hapless, often laughable, franchise from the bottom on the National Football League. It’s clear the Jaguars needed a major … more
We’ve all heard the term calories in, calories out. It essentially means, if you expend more calories than you take in, you will lose weight. Likewise, if you take in more calories than you expend, … more
Editor, I appreciate an opportunity to set the record straight with regard to your Dec. 9, 2020 article about my request to have the Town of Orange Park pay for legal fees for a claim made against … more
I decided to clean off my desk to get rid of the physical and emotional clutter that continues to pile up. My first priority was to throw away anything that can remind me of 2020, including a … more
The SafetyNet system in Florida includes more than 94,000 nonprofits who employ more than 6.5% of Florida’s Workforce. The Florida Nonprofit Alliance reports that nearly 40% of all nonprofits have … more
The best thing about 2020 is the fact it’s almost gone. That means we can be optimistic about 2021. For me, that means the return of the racing season. The lure of sports-car racing has … more
Without any doubt, prevention is the best medicine. In both personal behavior and public policy priorities, keeping bad things from happening is not only wise, it’s potentially … more
After the year Floridians have had, one of the state’s newest Senators thinks they might need a libation or two. Sen. Jennifer Bradley of North Central Florida’s Senate District 5, who … more
Having spent more than 30 years of my life working at major newspapers and national chains, I’m qualified to talk about the state of media. As the need for credible information grows, especially in … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced updated plans on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and new coronavirus treatments ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. As the vaccine awaits approval from the Food and … more
CLAY COUNTY – New video game consoles come out once every seven or so years and their releases require a moment of reflection. A reflection on the past years you’ve been using what is now the … more
The high school football season was plagued by, well, a plague. Games were canceled; the playoffs were as much about passing COVID-19 protocols as blocking and tackling. The college season has … more
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