This Week In History 1/13/22

Posted 1/12/22

Five years ago, 2016• Calvin Siegers, 70, completes a Florida Medical Association class to become certified to give access to medical marijuana to county patients.• Three dozen animals are …

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This Week In History 1/13/22


Five years ago, 2016
• Calvin Siegers, 70, completes a Florida Medical Association class to become certified to give access to medical marijuana to county patients.
• Three dozen animals are rescued from a Middleburg home after the home owner called the county’s Animal Control and Care department for help.
• Final touches of being done of the restoration of Spring Park in Green Cove Springs.

10 years ago, 2012
• After months of debate, county commissioners approved two ordinances to regulate electronic gaming centers and adult arcades.
• The Cay County School District learns all of its high schools, with the exception of Orange Park, earned ‘A’ grades by the Florida Department of Education. Orange Park earned a ‘B.’

20 years ago, 2002
• Elnora “Granny” Layfield, 72, was arrested in Green Cove Springs following a month-long investigation that she sold marijuana to students at nearby Clay High.
• County attorney Mark Scruby tells the Board of County Commissioners it needs to abolish the county’s hospital authority because it’s been inactive.
• Former Orange Park High and current Middleburg boys basketball coach Daryl Lauderdale misses his return to the RaiderDome after he was suspended for two games after being ejected with two technical fouls at the Keystone Heights tournament.

30 years ago, 1992
• Metal detectors were put in place to screen all employees and visitors to the Clay County Courhouse.
• Dorothy Jean Zeigler, of Green Cove Spring, is charged with beating Michelle Blount do death with a two-by-four during a street fight.
• The Economic Development Division is reorganized by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Ken Smallwood is selected as the committee’ chairman.

40 years ago, 1982
• Lt. Kerry Page resigns at the Clay County Sheriff’s Office to take a new job with Clay Electric Cooperative.
• Dennis Frushone starts his new job as executive vice president of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce.
• The Florida House of Representatives propose dividing the county into two legislative districts.


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