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Target and Walmart are heading to court to get an administrative law judge to give them what Gov. Rick Scott wouldn’t: The ability to sell whiskey and Wheaties in the same store. The … more
5 years ago, 2013A committee of the Clay County Development Authority voted to extend negotiation deadlines with the controversial $25 million Big League Dreams baseball field project targeted for … more
PONTE VEDRA BEACH – Having covered The Players golf championship tournament for nearly 12 years, the most prized photo I captured took place in 2010 not of a pretty famous golfer, but of a more … more
I had an absolutely amazing time at the launch of the Parker Solar Probe. I cannot thank Girl Scouts enough for providing this opportunity to me. The Parker Solar Probe launched at 3:31a.m. on … more
“I don’t want anybody staring down at me lying in a coffin! Dust to dust ashes to ashes, that’s my philosophy. Send me flowers while I’m living I’ve always said. When my time comes I just … more
Here comes Thanksgiving again, my eighth favorite holiday. You know the drill. It’s the day, to quote the 1990s British band Blur, “To gather the family around the table/To eat enough to … more
No one wins airtight, statewide elections quite like Rick Scott; now you can call him U.S. Senator. At 12:15 a.m., incumbent Senator Bill Nelson‘s longtime chief of staff, campaign manager and … more
There is one easy choice on the ballot this year – a choice that has bipartisan support across the state: Amendment 10, the Protection Amendment. Having so many decisions on the long ballot … more
I think the year was 2006. My wife, son and I boarded a plane to go to our nephew’s wedding in Annapolis, Maryland. And although he wasn’t crying or misbehaving otherwise, I could see a bit of … 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
Offshore drilling, fracking and vaping? All the practices draw out detractors, especially in Florida. But a poll by the Florida Chamber of Commerce shows it may be a close call whether voters will … more
Each week, I comb through the Clay Today archives to compile This Week In History. Not only is my research, in part, a trip down memory lane, as the cliché goes, it’s a solid look at local … 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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