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State has spent $2M on bill for medical marijuana As it defends a slew of cases over medical marijuana, the state of Florida has spent close to $2 million on outside lawyers. Nearly all of that went to one firm. Records reviewed last week …
Bradley says marijuana law will be upheld Despite a Tallahassee judge declaring significant parts of the state’s medical marijuana law unconstitutional, the law’s chief architect on Aug. 7 said he was confident the law would be …
Letters to the editor: Reader tells everyone to vote Reader tells everyone to votePlease be advised that the Primary Vote can be and, in many cases, is imperative as many elected positions are determined at this time. In other words, if any one or …
Don’t know much about public records It’s not often that we take to this page to defend how a story becomes a story, but recent events require some clarification regarding last week’s story involving a candidate for Clay County …
An intern speaks gratefully I didn’t always want to be a journalist. I went through phases growing up, as every kid does, where what I wanted to be when I grew up changed constantly. I went from wanting to be The Crocodile …
Welcome to Infinity of Orange Park

Welcome to Infinity of Orange Park

INFINITI of Orange Park is a luxury dealership and part of Hanania Automotive Group that also serves Jacksonville, FL and all surrounding counties including St. Johns, Duval, Clay and Nassau. With a …

Obituaries 8/16/18
Barbara Lee Griffith DonKnown to her family as “Me-Ma”, passed away August 9, 2018 at the age of 93. She is preceded in death by … Read More
Obituaries 8/9/18
George E Horne Jr.George E Horne Jr., 81, passed away July 28, 2018. He was born May 9, 1937 in Jacksonville, Fla. and resided in … Read More
Obituaries 8/2/18
Lillie M. ValleOn July 25 Lillie M. Valle was received peacefully and calmly into the arms of the one and only God she served. Her … Read More
OHS gets tested in strong Fletcher squad
Oakleaf (2-8, 2017) @ Fletcher (7-3, 2017)Fletcher has one of best wide receivers in Florida. Ridgeview scored three touchdowns in one … Read More
Patterson, Bull part of Blazer football
VALDOSTA, GA – With the heat rising to near 100 degrees and humidity as high, the Valdosta State University football team was high … Read More
Mascots vs. Knights football challenge
The Jacksonville Jaguars, in Thursday’s preseason opener against the New Orleans Saints, featured a halftime clash between the … Read More
Moore, Devore, Libretto lead area defense charges
ORANGE PARK – Championships are won with defense is a oft-repeated phrase that fits many football conversations and area teams will … Read More
‘Hogs’ set to take over
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Back in the 1980-90s of NFL football lore, the Washington Redskins fielder one of the more renowned offensive … Read More
Chipoletti liking the Spartan feel
ORANGE PARK – A quick conversation last week with St. Johns Country Day School’s newest head football coach, Derek Chipoletti, … Read More
The Clay County YMCA – For A Better Community

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The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Please visit the YMCA blog to stay up to date on their latest news!

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Community Calendar 8/9/18

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets Aug. 9, Aug. 16, Aug. 23 and Aug. 30 at 10:00 a.m. each date in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston St., …
Crime News
Arrests & Bookings 081618
Tuesday, August 14Wendy Rene Pettit, 52, Middleburg, Simple Domestic BatteryJustin Richard Fisher, 32, Orange Park, DWLSRValarie … Read More
Police Briefs 8/16/18
Oakleaf High teacher arrested for alleged theft OAKLEAF – The first day of the new school year proved a hard one for a teacher at … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 8/2/18
Tuesday, July 31Terry Jerome Battle, 19, Orange Park, VOP-Carrying a Concealed FirearmJonah Matthew Laugen, 21, Orange Park, Cocaine … Read More
Police Briefs 8/2/18
Medical Examiner identifies body found last FridayJACKSONVILLE – The Duval County Medical Examiner’s Officer identified the body … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 7/26/18
Tuesday, July 24Barbara Crager Battista, 42, Middleburg, Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Valid PrescriptionTara … Read More
Police Briefs 7/26/18
Woman abducted against willORANGE PARK – A Keystone Heights man faces charges of adult false imprisonment and battery following … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 7/19/18
Tuesday, July 17Jessica Dianne Warren, 31, Green Cove Springs, Possession of a Controlled SubstanceJulius Lee Jones, 54, Orange Park, … Read More
Police Briefs 7/19/18
Sexual battery charge for Clay manGREEN COVE SPRINGS – A Clay County man turned himself in at the Clay County Sheriff’s office in … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 7/12/18
Tuesday, July 10Almamy Abdoulaye Traore, 24, Orange Park, Domestic BatteryJeremy David Declue, 30, Green Cove Springs, BurglaryNina … Read More
Police Briefs 7/12/18
Reservist’s death ruled accidental, from heat exposure JACKSONVILLE – The Duval County Medical Examiner determined heat exposure … Read More
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Life is good after reality TV
FLEMING ISLAND – Fans of the FOX television show MasterChef Junior might have noticed a Fleming Island face no longer in the running … Read More
Reality TV hasn’t changed him
FLEMING ISLAND – For many kids, track, soccer, acting, photography, videography, blogging and of course, school, might be enough. … Read More