This week in history 9/5/19

Clay Today
Posted 9/3/19

Five years ago, 2014St. Johns Housing Partnership and Habitat for Humanity team to rebuild the dilapidated home for Vietnam veteran, and three-time Purple Heart recipient, Joe Gainers.Six Clay County …

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This week in history 9/5/19

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Five years ago, 2014

St. Johns Housing Partnership and Habitat for Humanity team to rebuild the dilapidated home for Vietnam veteran, and three-time Purple Heart recipient, Joe Gainers.

Six Clay County elementary schools participate in a pilot collective classroom program that encourages students to help each other.

Ridgeview running back Qhahlin Patterson is selected the Offensive Player of the Week, while Oakleaf defensive back Tyrell Brown earns Defensive Player of the Week honors.

10 years ago, 2009

Clay County Chamber of Commerce push the Board of County Commissioners to start alcohol sales on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 11 a.m.

The New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Green Cove Springs pitches in to make repairs to Doreen Franklin’s run-down home.

Orange Park High freshman Tyler Jump took a ride in a B-17 Flying Fortress as part of Liberty Foundation’s visit to Cecil Field.

20 years ago, 1999

Landowners AFI Inc. and RVG donate 201 acres to the Clay County School District to build five new schools in the Argyle area.

Auld & White Construction is given the Award of Merit for its work at the Baptist/St. Vincent’s Health Center on Fleming Island.

The Florida High School Activities Association clears Keystone Heights High of recruiting violations after basketball stars Johnell Smith and Travis Anderson transfer from Interlachen High.

30 years ago, 1989

The Green Cove Springs City Council tells the city attorney to write Jim Carey a letter demanding that he remove the gate he built across an easement so the city can use the road for refuse and emergency calls.

Green Cove Springs will review all 55 applications for City Manager.

The Clay County Health Department imposes a quarantine for an area within a half-mile radius of Washington Avenue and Moody Road in Green Cove Springs after it finds a rabid bat.

40 years ago, 1979

The threat of Hurricane David causes a one-day delay in the opening of the new schoolyear.

Green Cove Springs City Manager Bill Snow was injured in an automobile accident in Hamilton County after attending his daughter’s wedding.

Green Cove Springs City Commissioners question whether damaged equipment is the result of a strategy or conspiracy by city employees.

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