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Ask the average Floridian on the street, “Who does the business of state government?” and you’ll likely hear responses such as the governor or the name of a local senator or … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – In Clay County, there’s a new alternative emerging to the tired old urban-rural clash. A community with a proud history of farming is turning to 21st century agriculture … more
“Hey Dad, hey Mom. Here I am ironing a shirt again. Pretty mundane I know, but it made me think of you today... ...Okay, the fact that your portraits were hanging right there in the same room … more
TALLAHASSEE – Although Florida is widely recognized for its beautiful beaches, our state also owes a debt of gratitude to its more than 17 million acres of healthy and productive forestlands that … more
No one in Florida has worked harder than Desmond Meade to expand felons’ voting rights. Starting in 2015, Meade and his organization, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, have blanketed the … more
No stranger to the microphone and podium at monthly Clay County School Board meetings, Becky Smith of Middleburg always speaks from her heart. Smith is also an active member of the Clay … more
“Death Panels” – one of the most bombastic and inflammatory terms that are bandied about when one discusses healthcare reform. When a politician or legislator wields that terminology, they … more
The Clay County Library Summer Reading program, which recently concluded, featured pythons to prestidigitation, and was a highlight of the library year. However, the five branch libraries offer … more
Heads up, citizens: the federal government is about to review the endangered status of one of our state’s rarest species – the Florida panther – and now is the time for all of us to make our … more
Researchers continue to make extraordinary advances in treating illness and disease. It is now possible to live with or be cured of conditions that would have been fatal just a few years ago. A … more
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