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ORANGE PARK – Clay High graduate Christian Sweat, 19, recently was accepted into an apprenticeship program that combines 18 credit hours of free college courses at St. Johns River State College and … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – The Slim Whitman exhibit at the Clay County Historical and Railroad Museum keeps growing, honoring the legacy of the musician who lived in Middleburg. The exhibit contains … more
CLAY COUNTY – A Middleburg woman has driven about 26,000 miles in a brown Kia Soul, searching for a kidney match for her son. A sticker covering the back window reads, “Son Needs Kidney, O+ … more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – Public transportation returned to Southern Clay County recently with the Magenta Line, which connects Keystone Heights to Gainesville. Jacksonville Transportation Authority … more
There are hidden gems throughout Clay County. From the mom-and-pop grocery, to the family-owned butcher shop, to the local mechanic who still knows how to fix a carburetor, it’s fun to slow … more
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office honored Deputy Ben Zirbel Monday at 10:55 a.m., at the time and intersection of his crash one year ago. Sheriff Darryl Daniels, members of the agency and others … more
LAKE ASBURY – A new, family-owned and operated boarding facility for dogs recently opened on Russell Road. Don and Traci Clark decided to open a canine daycare, overnight boarding, training and … more
FLEMING ISLAND – A new church on U.S. Highway 17 calls its Sunday services a taste to what it offers. If you’ve driven on Fleming Island recently, you may have noticed the building at 5900 … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – County officials greeted the return of Camp Chowenwaw’s pier and a new kayak launch Tuesday morning with a ribbon cutting. Back-to-back years of hurricane damage throttled … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – July was one of the busiest months for Clay County Animal Services with nearly 350 animals being adopted. Those adoptions included 120 dogs and 227 cats. They went home to … more
After World War II, the military phased out their auxiliary airfield on Fleming Island, west of Highway 17, about midway between County Road 220 and Black Creek. Clay County was swept up in the joy … more
MELROSE – Chiappini’s – the venerable gas station, bait shop and bar – is on the market after being family-owned for the past 80 years. The store is adorned with stuffed deer, bobcats and … more
ORANGE PARK – The legacy of organ donors outlives them long after they die. Orange Park Medical Center unveiled an interactive memorial wall Aug. 8 in the center of its main hallway. The names … more
ORANGE PARK – Clay High graduate Christian Sweat, 19, has been accepted into an apprenticeship program that combines 18 credit hours of free college courses at St. Johns River State College and … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – A judge is expected to rule at any moment whether the Clay County Board of County Commissioners will be forced to hold a special election to determine if the school board … more
Technology is the newest weapon used by both law enforcement and criminals. It’s a high-tech game of cat and mouse, with information floating throughout the world wide web as chunks of … more
MIDDLEBURG — The children are back in school, and Swimming Pen Creek Elementary’ s Montessori classrooms are starting their second year. SPCE transformed a few of its classrooms for voluntary … more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will launch its newest Clay Community Transportation Flex Route, the Magenta Line, on Monday, providing flexible and affordable … more
Clay County small business owner Jennifer Bradley this week kicked off her campaign to succeed her husband, Rob Brantley, for the Senate District 5 seat with the support of Senate Leaders Wilton … more
ORANGE PARK – Young and old alike will enjoy the Treasures from the Attic antique appraisal at the Active After Fifty Expo for Baby Boomers and Seniors to be held at Thrasher-Horne Center in Orange … more
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