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I read with interest the circumstances described in the recent article titled “Sexual Discrimination Allegations” resulting from comments by a member of Orange Park Town Council. Any elected … more
I wonder if GOP gubernatorial candidates Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis are feeling a little queasy. It was a quite the global spectacle Monday, watching President Donald Trump all but genuflect to … more
If you were looking for something entertaining to watch on television this week, you should have checked out Clay County’s newest drama. It’s called “Power Grab: the story of a misinformed … more
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, really of every two and four years. Yes, that amazing tenet of democracy is once again upon us when we, as free citizens, are given the … more
This cycle, our firm has worked with dozens of Republican campaigns from Cabinet positions to Congress. One advantage of our workload has been an opportunity to see the results of dozens of polls and … more
Where do cruisers get to vote, then?My husband and I retired from the State of Maryland in 2004; we became full-time cruisers (Florida to The Bahamas) and since 2011 we are full-time RV-ers, … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
Voting in Florida is a right, not a privilege. And since life today doesn’t run at the same pace as it did back when Ozzie met Harriett (look it up, kids), the government should make it as easy … more
It was a day of solidarity and unity and it sent a huge message to those in elected office in 2016. Hundreds of Clay County teachers crammed into the Teacher Training Center at Fleming Island High … more
This Week in history [Photo gallery]
5 years ago, 2013After deliberating six hours, a four-man, two-woman jury convicted a Jacksonville man of two counts of second-degree murder. Cornelius Walston, 30, of Jacksonville, had been on trial … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the James Madison Institute were among the groups discussing this year’s iteration of the Caruthers Institute … more
It happened again. Over the past two weeks, I’ve gotten a hard lesson on how important crime information is to our readers. This time, it started with the June 14 edition of Clay Today. That … more
At some point maybe 10 or 20 years from now, the contortions used by the state of Florida to stall the use of medical marijuana will probably seem pretty silly. Eventually, the drug that 72 … more
Adult Day Health Care, offered by the Council on Aging of Clay County, is one of the best kept secrets in Clay County. The fact that its availability is not well-known, is the reason we are reaching … more
People have often joked with me that my family was large enough to have its own baseball team. With 8 siblings, we weren’t really a team, but come to think of it, it pretty much was its own … more
In 1968 the voters of Florida adopted a new state Constitution. The new Constitution provided for three ways to change the document in the future – by an initiative process, by a joint … more
JACKSONVILLE – It’s a measure of how dubious President Donald Trump’s performance was at the Helsinki summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin that even Republicans who proudly campaigned with … more
SOE: please reconsider voter purgeI hope you have had time to reconsider your planned action as reported in Clay Today and Passagemaker on 7/7/2018 to disenfranchise thousands of St Brendan’s … more
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