Five years ago, 2018
• An appeals judge denied Lucy Hoover’s challenge of a lower court’s ruling that she didn’t complete qualifying papers properly and on time to run …
Five years ago, 2018
• An appeals judge denied Lucy Hoover’s challenge of a lower court’s ruling that she didn’t complete qualifying papers properly and on time to run against Kristina Mobley for a spot on the Clay County bench.
• Camp Blanding hosts a Korean War Ceremony with Korean Ambassador Cho Yung-Je presenting veteran William Barton with an award.
• The Orange Park Town Council gets the Kingsley East project back on track after meeting with the Public Works Department and contractor Besch and Smith.
10 years ago, 2013
• R.J. Corman Signaling plans to hire 59 high-tech, high-wage jobs on Fleming Island after earning tax breaks from the Economic Development Committee and Board of County Commission.
• Teacher throughout the school district set up their classrooms in preparation for the first day of school.
• The Clay County Economic Development Committee moves ahead with plans for the Big League Dreams project despite unrelenting pushback by residents.
20 years ago, 2003
• Barbara Kirkman earned the designation of certified election and registration administrator, the highest professional achievement for the Clay County Supervisor of Elections.
• A Wells Road Home Depot employee who was taking a nap inside bis car during his lunch break was robbed at gunpoint.
• Clay County business leaders meet at Orange Park Town Hall for a disaster preparedness workshop.
30 years ago, 1993
• Former Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles visited Clay County as part of an ongoing plan to spend more time in the community. Chiles received the key to the city at a meeting at the Orange Park Town Hall.
• Jacksonville’s James Lanier died after being hit by a train crossing County Road 315 in Green Cove Springs. According to witnesses, he tried to outrun the train at the crossing by running around the crossing arms.
• The BCC selects Bob Wilson as its new county manager.
40 years ago, 1983
• South Atlantic Financial Corporation tells homeowners in the Heritage Farms neighborhood it plans to send a crew to clean undeveloped lots.
• The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said it won’t go along with other county employees who agreed to a five-and-a-half percent pay increase.
• The county learns it could cost $103,000 to make renovations at the Clay County Jail to comply with the state fire marshal’s office demands.