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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill passed earlier this year that requires local governments to work with the feds to enforce immigration laws. The legislation began as an anti-“sanctuary … more
Clay’s Board of County Commissioners voted last week to join a growing lawsuit against drugmakers who’ve recklessly flooded the marketplace with opioids to create the worst man-made epidemic in … more
It’s the oldest trick in the political playbook. If you have to unveil a bad bill, do it at 5 on a Friday afternoon. For as long as there have been newspapers, politicians have used the end of … more
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN HELENA AND COUER d’ALENE – The road between Montana and Idaho is remote and rugged. It’s a dangerous stretch with no cell phone service and plenty of hungry bears waking up … more
FLEMING ISLAND – Ned Broyles was busy flying training missions with his Navy F4U Corsair squadron in Rockland, Maine, on June 5, 1944, for a possible top-secret mission. Little did he know, his … more
The head of a pro-greyhound racing group now says supporters will file suit in federal court next month to “overturn” the constitutional amendment effectively banning dog racing in … more
CLAY COUNTY – Summer in Florida provides us with many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. From picnics to barbecues the warm summer weather also presents many opportunities … more
Summertime is here – well, almost. Memorial Day honored the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. But the holiday also marked the unofficial start to … more
I don’t know much about global warming or climate change, but I do know this: It’s been hot. It was 101 degrees last Monday during Memorial Day Riverfest at Green Cove Springs, which helps … more
Five years ago, 2014The Big League Dream plan for a sports complex off Branon Road in Middleburg is killed after five years of negotiations.Town of Orange Park is told it needs to spend an additional … more
Dear Editor, I would like to express my thoughts on the Clay County Public Library system. Firstly, I should explain that I love to read and like to read current novels, and I belong to a book club. … more
CLAY COUNTY – I can feel the excitement in the air this month as graduating seniors celebrate their achievements and prepare to go off to college, join the military, or begin working. My children … more
For some, Memorial Day is a time to dust off the grill, squeeze into last year’s bathing suit and enjoy a day away from work. For others, it’s about watching fireworks, eating hot dogs or playing … more
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten is a free educational program with outstanding benefits designed to prepare children for kindergarten.There are two available programs for 4- and 5-year-old children:First, … more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – Ken Brock was 1,778 miles off his intended course from Florida to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Mother’s Day. But he’s determined to complete his walk, even if it means … more
CLAY COUNTY – Raising a small, backyard chicken flock has gained interest in recent years as many small-farm owners, hobbyists and homeowners desire to produce their own high-quality food. … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – The prevalence of adult obesity in Florida is at an all-time high with 29 percent of adults being obese. The obesity epidemic is due to a variety of factors which include … more
CLAY COUNTY – Can you believe the first “official” day of summer is just a month away? Based on current temperatures, I think it’s probably safe to predict that August will be a scorcher. But … more
As fans, we were disgusted when seven NFL referees missed a blatant and intentional pass interference, along with helmet-to-helmet contact at the end playoff game between the New Orleans Saint and … more
House and Senate Republicans support passing a ban on so-called sanctuary city policies, but differences between the chambers are stalling final passage of one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top legislative … more
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