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“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference...” –Robert FrostOn October 26, 1963, we didn’t know it then but, … more
Florida remains divided on many political issues, but there seems to be strong bipartisan agreement about the issue of restoring voting rights for convicted felons, formally known as Amendment … 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
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
“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
Erika Donalds, a Constitution Revision Commissioner and sponsor of the now-defunct Amendment 8, was right when she recently wrote that the League of Women Voters of Florida “cheered the end” of … more
This week, Tallahassee ABC affiliate WTXL27 stopped by the office to chat on one of my favorite topics – social media posts, specifically video content. If I were to critique my own social media … more
While the majority of my writing at Clay Today is dedicated to Clay County issues and happenings, a portion of my writing never makes it to your Thursday paper. Instead, they are blasted to the … more
Gambling regulators on Sept. 4 warned racing greyhound owners and others that public tours of kennels at Florida greyhound tracks may violate state regulations. A representative of the industry … more
Protest is free speechI support free speech. It is the honor, the privilege of being an American.I support Colin Kaepernick, Nike and Peaceful Protests. In that same breath, I can also love our flag … more
If Florida voters wanted a contrast in the election for Governor, they have it. The differences between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis in the November election couldn’t be dramatic – and it goes … more
Reader responds to ‘fake news’ column by SPJ leadersIn a recent Clay Today editorial, the press is not “fake” according to Michael Koretzky of The Society of Professional … more
If I know anything about writing columns, it’s that you start with a personal anecdote to prove a point or demonstrate knowledge. We’ll start five years ago as a freshman at the University … more
Reader concerned for both families in tragedyI mourn the line of duty death of CCSO Deputy Ben Zirbel and pray for comfort for his family. I also pray for comfort for the driver of the other vehicle … more
Many of the major newspapers and news organizations across the country are used Thursday, August 16, 2018, to draw attention to a dangerous precedent President Trump has set in calling the news media … more
This past weekend, over a dozen competitors gathered at the GLHF Game Bar at the Jacksonville Landing to compete in a Madden 19 competition. Two people were shot dead while another 12 were injured … more
It was three years ago last month if my memory serves me right. One of our reporters at the time, Jesse Hollett, made a phone call to the Venice, Florida-based offices of Eric Robinson to inquire … more
Former Clay County school superintendent questions Peterson’s candidacyThe article questioning Latanya Peterson’s campaign claims is extremely disturbing.As a former Superintendent of the … more
Every effective faith leader in history was a teacher. Each led people who sought better lives for themselves and their communities. Each gave their followers responsibilities, and training to … more
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