Five years ago, 2018
• Mandy Sue Tedder was charged with seven counts of animal abandonment after a Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputy found nine dogs left on a property in …
Five years ago, 2018
• Mandy Sue Tedder was charged with seven counts of animal abandonment after a Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputy found nine dogs left on a property in Middleburg.
• The Town of Orange Park ends negotiations with Clay County Utility Authority to sell its water and sewer services for $20 million.
• Green Cove Springs Public Works Director Mike Null said falling trees, lightning and rodents caused recent power outages.
10 years ago, 2013
• The Clay County Sheriff’s Office arrested 13 women and a man for soliciting prostitution and drug possession.
• Derrell Paul Emery Jr. is sentenced to 25 years for the shooting deaths of Leroy McDonald Jr. and Todd Allen Bradshaw Jr. in Oakleaf.
• St. Johns Country Day School celebrates its 60th anniversary with visits from alumnae and the son of its founding headmaster.
20 years ago, 2003
• Matthew Dombroski, 17, was the final suspect arrested by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office for a home invasion of a Blairmore that ended with gunfire.
• Several Keystone Heights residents plead for help to repair roads that Hurricane Frances washed out.
• VFW Post 1988 in Green Cove Springs holds a candlelight vigil for soldiers still missing in action.
30 years ago, 1993
• The Board of County Commissioners appointed Florida Rep. Chance Irvine of Orange Park as the first chairman of the Charter Review Commission.
• The BCC votes 3-2 to deny a request to extend alcohol sales on Sundays.
• Two teens were arrested for vandalizing the band room with blue spray paint at Clay High.
40 years ago, 1983
• Sheriff Jennings Murrhee said 14 people were arrested on hashish, marijuana and amphetamine charges following a three-month investigation.
• Investigators continue to search for suspects following a break-in at the Clay County School Board Administration Building where computers, typewriters and calculators were damaged.
• Clay County Assistant Superintendent Martin Miller tells teachers, “It’s your nickel. You either want it or you don’t. You can take it or leave it” during contract negotiations.