Five years ago, 2015• The Clay County Sheriff’s Department wraps up an investigation into BASCA without filing charges, although the agency said BASCA allowed a violent resident live at …
Five years ago, 2015
• The Clay County Sheriff’s Department wraps up an investigation into BASCA without filing charges, although the agency said BASCA allowed a violent resident live at the facility that serves adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.
• Rep. Charles Van Zant (R-Keystone Heights) files a bill that would give preferential treatment to military families who apply for housing.
• The Florida Department of Health’s “Faces of HIV” exhibit makes a one-day stop in Orange Park.
10 years ago, 2010
• Community Hospice and Haven Hospice reach an agreement that would allow Haven to build a care center in northern Clay County.
• Retiring Green Cove Springs City Manager is honored by the city council for his 10 years of service.
• Former Lake County Manager Cindy Hall accepts Orange Park’s $112,500 offer to become the new town manager.
20 years ago, 2000
• The Clay Electric office in Keystone Heights was evacuated after a woman called in a bomb threat.
• A burning candle that ignited a dried-out Christmas tree was the cause of a blaze on Abelia Road in Orange Park that destroyed the home.
• Green Cove Springs City Council members will meet with the Environmental Protection Agency to address excessive ammonia content in the Harbor Road Wastewater Treatment Plant.
30 years ago, 1990
• Hunters stumble onto a stash of military guns and explosives in the woods south of Keystone Heights.
• Teams are being formed for the new Green Cove Springs Soccer Club.
• The county summons 864 residents to small claims court for delinquent rescue bills.
40 years ago, 1980
• William Wilkes is officially sworn in as a Clay County judge.
• Reid Wager is selected as the Outstanding Citizen by the Grand Masonic Lodge of Florida.
• The Gustafson family grants an easement on their property for the installation of a power line.