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Can you feel it Clay County? Significant changes are coming to our community. At first glance, it’s easy to see one huge change – the First Coast Expressway and how it will lead to more people … more
5 years ago, 2013Clay County officials conducted an inventory audit at the Clerk of Court office after the firing and arrest former information technology director Michael John Hamilton of Lake … more
Before I jump into this story, I want to make it clear that I hold the utmost disdain for the TSA. It’s an annoying governmental process that not only uses (and wastes) our tax dollars but does … more
Mass incarceration has led to 8 percent of children in Florida, 312,000 of them, seeing at least one parent put behind bars, according to a new study by FWD.us and Cornell University. The Dec. 6 … more
I offer this letter to the community to provide clarification about the changes happening at the Clay County Council on Aging. My hope is that this information answers some questions and provides the … more
5 years ago, 2013 Alesia Ford-Burse said she was excited to announce that Orange Park Performing Arts Academy was gearing up to open with his inaugural class in the fall, becoming Clay County’s … more
Eleven people have applied to be Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s newly-created Director of Cannabis, according to information provided after a public records request. One of those … more
Charter schools may promise to provide access to a top education for more children, but one University of Florida researcher’s findings show that opportunity doesn’t get offered readily to many … more
5 years ago, 2014AT&T shifted 64 of its customer service jobs from a Downtown Jacksonville office tower to its Fleming Island call center, however, the move did not create new jobs for Clay … more
I wish to thank each and every one who participated in the 7th Annual Wreaths Across America program on Saturday, December 15 at the Keystone Heights Memorial Gardens cemetery. This year our … more
5 years ago, 2014Clay County School District officials unveiled a proposal called “wall-to-wall” academies for each high school in the district. Re-dubbed the Academies of Clay, the … more
Consider this column an “open letter” of sorts to the Florida Department of Health. First, do no harm. Got that? Though those words are not actually printed in the Hippocratic Oath, … more
Since my arrival in Clay County I have been amazed by the number of community members who give back to our community through volunteerism. We are blessed to have a strong network of volunteers … more
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