This Week in History 8/27/20

Clay Today
Posted 8/26/20

Five years ago, 2015• Sage Development Group announce its intention to build a $20 million, 125,000-square-foot senior care facility called Superior Residences of Fleming Island.• The Clay …

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This Week in History 8/27/20

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Five years ago, 2015

• Sage Development Group announce its intention to build a $20 million, 125,000-square-foot senior care facility called Superior Residences of Fleming Island.

• The Clay County Commission vote 5-0 to build a veteran’s memorial at the Historical Triangle in Green Cove Springs.

• Keystone Heights launches a search to replace City Manager Terry Suggs, who resigned to accept a similar job in Palatka.

10 years ago, 2010

• School board member Charlie Van Zant is called into active duty for a one-year deployment to Afghanistan.

• Fleming Island’s Stanley F. Pfenning, who was part of the disbanded Clay County Charter Review Commission, calls out candidates who violate campaign sign ordinances.

• Lakeside Junior High teacher Trudi Lawless is among 75 educators from across the country to attend the Discovery Education Network event in Massachusetts.

20 years ago, 2000

• A third political forum at the Clay High gymnasium erupted into boos and catcalls as candidates for District 19 of the Florida House had acrimonious exchanges with each other.

• Former Keystone Heights Mayor William Monroe Beam dies of a stroke.

• Courtney Grimm and her horse East Street of Green Cove Springs wins three Ariat Nationals Medals of Excellence.

30 years ago, 1990

• The county commission approves plans to build a courthouse annex in Green Cove Springs.

• Resident Charlotte Wright asked the Clay County School Board to develop a policy for out-of-state travel for all district employees.

• Officials break ground for a new Clay County Animal Control complex on State Road 16 west of Green Cove Springs.

40 years ago, 1980

• The Green Cove Springs City Council approved a feasibility study to find a different supplier of electricity than JEA.

• The city council in Green Cove Springs agree to remove 60 streetlights to save energy.

• Plans are finalized for the third annual Festival of Lakes to be hold on Oct. 18 in the Theme Park in Keystone Heights.

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