Five years ago, 2018• The Green Cove Springs City Council votes to borrow $10.7 million to pay for an electrical system upgrade.• The Clay County District School selected Wilkinson Junior High to be the first to become a Community Partnership School designed to provide additional services to students and residents.
Five years ago, 2018
• The Green Cove Springs City Council votes to borrow $10.7 million to pay for an electrical system upgrade.
• The Clay County District School selected Wilkinson Junior High to be the first to become a Community Partnership School designed to provide additional services to students and residents.
• Orange Park residents express outrage at the Town Council meeting after the Board of County Commissioners vote to remove an ambulance from the town’s fire department.
10 years ago, 2013
• The Orange Park Town Council votes 4-1 to select Jim Renninger as mayor.
• Grace Episcopal Day School names a classroom after longtime educator Jan Burton, who founded the school in 1953.
• Incumbent Felecia Hampshire will be in a runoff with Alan Stevenson for a seat on the Green Cove Springs City Council.
20 years ago, 2003
• Investigators use DNA evidence to link a 17-year-old rape case to David John Kaiser, who was in the Mayo Correctional Facility in Lafayette County on a sexual battery charge.
• City Council members break ground for a new Green Cove Springs City Hall at the site of the cleared Qui-Si-Sana Hotel.
• The Clay County Mock Trial team wins the Circuit 4 Mock Trial competition in Jacksonville.
30 years ago, 1993
• School administrators launch an investigation into Clay High basketball coach Lemont Jones on whether he knew about a reported sexual misconduct by five players and a student days before he allowed all of them to play in a regional basketball tournament game.
• Green Cove Springs City Manager Bill Sutton resigns.
• Three neighborhoods are evacuated in Green Cove Springs after propane gas leaks from a value at Sawyer Gas Storage on Center Street.
40 years ago, 1983
• Orange Park’s Liane May and Erin McKenney will represent Clay County at the Scottish Highland Games.
• The Green Cove Springs City Council votes to deny a request by Chessco Industries to hook into the city’s sewage treatment plant.
• Business owners learn the Florida Department of Transportation plans to enforce rules that state anyone erecting a sign on state and federal roadways must purchase a permit in advance.