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Imagine driving down the interstate behind a tractor-trailer hauling lumber. Then, without warning, a stack of concrete blocks falls from the bed and you run over them at full speed, forcing you to … more
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott reiterated Tuesday that the time had come to consider removing President Joe Biden from office under provisions of the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Senator had … more
Family and friends are trying to come together, and despite the outbreak of the Delta variant, many Americans are trying to put the pandemic behind them. Unfortunately, however, there is a … more
Florida’s new Gaming Compact between Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida has been approved by the federal government – ushering in what should become the broadest gambling expansion in … more
Bobby Bowden’s passing leaves an emptiness that goes beyond football. He did far more than creating a winning college program at Florida State. He had a folksy style and compassion that … more
The Summer Games in Tokyo started with the U.S. women’s soccer team taking a knee before their first-round match against Sweden. Two hours later, the Americans were 3-0 losers. But that’s not … more
Here we go again. We were supposed to be done with COVID-19 by now. We all were so fed up with wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and working from home we said we’d follow the guidance … more
Dear Editor: Over the past seven months, I’ve been working with (former Orange Park Town Councilwoman) Connie Thomas, (Clay County Board of Commissioners Chairman) Mike Cella and representatives … more
Gov. Ron DeSantis says 70% of immigrants who recently entered the country illegally hope to reach Florida. Rep. Anthony Sabatini is hoping Florida revisits its laws on the use of E-Verify, a … more
The process of dismantling a vehicle for state health education and research funding is underway. Under a bill (HB 5011) Gov. Ron DeSantis signed last month, Florida is terminating and … more
It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the Summer Olympic Games were in Atlanta. I lived south of town and worked for a newspaper when the rest of the world was introduced to kudzu, … more
Family and friends are coming together, and many Americans have put the pandemic behind them. Unfortunately, however, there is a reoccurring problem during celebrations and get-togethers, and that is … more
The political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment to allow sports betting platforms to operate in the state raised $20 million in June, new finance reports show. The … more
Ernie Cohen was more than the man with a microphone who told jokes and poked fun of friends on behalf of several Clay County nonprofits. He was our friend. Our best friend. Ernie embraced a lot … more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – Hungry patrons usually keep Clyde’s Cozy Corner Café hopping on a Saturday morning, filling their appetites with an assortment of made-to-order omelets and heaping plates of … more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants a second opinion following a decision that effectively neutered its sailing directives for cruise lines. Last month, a federal judge … more
Fireworks executive asks everyone to be considerate, safe this holidayEditor:With her Fourth of July, nearing, Phantom Fireworks encourages its friends and customers to be considerate of your … more
It’s often said that numbers don’t lie. While that may be true, they don’t always tell the truth. Case in point: the state’s new Florida Incident-Based Reporting System and the National … more
Republican Rep. Chip LaMarca is supporting a Monday decision by the U.S. Supreme Court chipping away at National Collegiate Athletic Association governing compensation for college … more
June is PRIDE month and while there’s still plenty of work to be done for the LGBTQ community, this month serves as a celebration of this community and all that it represents. It’s also an … more
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