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Drug overdose ends in murder charge

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – For the first time in the Fourth Judicial Circuit, distributing narcotics led to a state homicide charge. Detectives arrested Trumaine “Lucky” Muller, 32, for selling a …
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Alas! There may be dragons

FLEMING ISLAND – Often, the stereotype of hardcore gamers involves solitary confinement, not solidarity. Without like-minded people, though, the competitive muscle eventually atrophies. A new …
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The Clay County YMCA – For A Better Community

For A Better Community

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.

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In defense of my big brother Ben Pollara

For the last five years, my big brother, Ben Pollara, has fought to bring medical marijuana treatment to suffering citizens in the state of Florida. He acted as campaign manager for United for …

An Open Letter to Clay County’s Stakeholders in Education

It is with great concern that I share the projected education appropriations that await approval by the Governor. While some legislators may view the overall educational budget to be one that takes a …

This week in history 051817

5 years ago, 2012Orange Park Town Council voted unanimously to allow town staff to enter negotiations with Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions to install redlight cameras at strategic …

It’s OK to say “No” to a child It’s OK to say “No” to a child

A couple of days ago, while shopping at a Clay County Walmart, I heard a child crying the next aisle over from where I was. The mother was then pushing the cart into my current aisle with a screaming …

Letter to the editor: Bus driver speaks out about GPS system

After the School Board Meeting Thursday, April 6, I was outside talking to Tommy Fitzpatrick and Lynn Sparks. Tommy was relating the way the GPS system scores drivers. He mentioned that Lynn had …

Letter to the Editor: Open letter to U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho(R-3)

As a former Peace Corps volunteer in Sarawak, Borneo from 1963 to 1965 and living in Clay County for years, I hope that Congressman Yoho will give strong consideration to supporting at least level …

Letter to the Editor: Open letter to U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho(R-3)

As a former Peace Corps volunteer in Sarawak, Borneo from 1963 to 1965 and living in Clay County for years, I hope that Congressman Yoho will give strong consideration to supporting at least level …

Letter to the editor: Bus driver speaks out about GPS system

After the School Board Meeting Thursday, April 6, I was outside talking to Tommy Fitzpatrick and Lynn Sparks. Tommy was relating the way the GPS system scores drivers. He mentioned that Lynn had …

Obituaries 5/18/17

Danny MosleyBorn on August 13, 1954 in Jacksonville, Fla., Danny went to be with the Lord on April 19, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. He was survived by his mother, Virginia Mosley Nobles and …

Obituaries 5/11/17

Carolyn Mallory Knott Carolyn Mallory Knott, 87, of Keystone Heights, Fla. died Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at St William Catholic …

Obituaries 5/4/17

Irene Helen Aguilar Irene Helen Aguilar, 80, of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away April 13, 2017 from an extended illness. She was born June 28, 1936 in Los Angeles, CA to the late Tony and Tomasa …

Obituaries 4/27/17

Charles L. Rieks Charles L. Rieks, 74, of Greeneville, TN and Orange Park, FL passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was born July 6, 1942 in Warsaw, NY to the late Harvey and Edith Brower …

Community Calendar

Community Calendar for 051817

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets May 18 and May 25 at 10 a.m. in the Zoning Department Conference Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. The meeting …

Community Calendar 051117

LADIES’ NIGHT: May 11 from 4-7 p.m., Orange Park Medical Center hosts this free event about breast health and pampering called “Ladies Night: Mammos and Mimosas” featuring …