This Week in History 12/2/21


Five years ago, 2016

• Two weeks after opening, the CBD Dispensary on Kingsley Avenue was raided after undercover agents bought CBD oil without a prescription.

• Addison Davis is sworn in as the new Superintendent of the Clay County School District.

• Coppergate Elementary gets a $10,000 grant from the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

10 years ago, 2011

• Keystone Heights Junior/Senior High student Tyler Dwyer is one of 12 selected as a finalist for the state’s Take Stock in Children’s Leadership 4 Life Fellowship.

• Bannerman Learning Center Asst. Principal Patrick Capriola filed a federal lawsuit claiming Principal Linda Turner used her authority to promote her political and religious beliefs to staff.

• The Board of County Commissioner declare Dec. 4 as Maynard H. Cox “The Original Snake Man” Day for his lifetime of work educating the community about snakes.

20 years ago, 2001

• Clay County Sheriff’s Office detention deputies are forced to use pepper spray, tasers and an electro-muscular disruption device to get an inmate who was arrested for DUI under control.

• The Revivers perform at the Russell Baptist Church in Green Cove Springs.

• Keystone Heights’ Monique Cardenas set to begin her senior season on the University of Florida women’s basketball team.


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