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Reflecting on the ‘dream’ of Martin Luther King Jr.

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Seated near the city street that bears his name, Green Cove Springs residents and city leaders joined millions of Americans this week to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin …

Lake Asbury students heading to Pro Bowl week

LAKE ASBURY – The media center at Lake Asbury Elementary was jam-packed full, and full of smiles. The 50 kids who had been called into the room for a special event were there to see fellow …
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Police Briefs 1/19/17

Parking lot punch ends in arrestFLEMING ISLAND – Authorities have charged a Fleming Island woman with striking her father in the face while in a drug store parking lot.The Clay County …
Alhambra Theatre and Dining

ALHAMBRA CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Today the Alhambra stands proudly as the nation’s oldest continuously operating equity dinner theater. More important, after a half century the Alhambra is as as ever. Maybe more so, given the improvements Smith has directed, coupled with the quality performances and occasional stars that Booth still directs with the same passion he has had since he began in the mid ’80s.

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The Clay County YMCA – For A Better Community

For A Better Community

The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

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Pay Day: Green Cove Springs versus Maine et al.

The Green Cove Springs City Council recently renewed the contract of City Manager Danielle Judd and awarded her a salary increase (which includes changes to pension contributions and car and phone …

Jan. 20, 2017: A day that will live in infamy

When a family member or another loved one dies of natural causes, we understand that death is the price we pay for life. We must accept it and count on memories to console us. But how do you …

Letter to the Editor: Wal-Mart and Hard Liquor? Just say no.

When I say Wal-Mart, what comes to mind? Groceries? Toys? Electronics? Hunting? Fishing? Automotive? Well, what if I were to say Wal-Mart and Hard Liquor? Well, that is exactly what is on the minds …

Letter to the Editor: Questioning Sen. Bradley’s Stand Your Ground bill

Questioning Sen. Bradley’s Stand Your Ground bill After reading that state senators Rob Bradley and Greg Steube were sponsoring legislation to expand “Stand your Ground” defenses (Bradley) …

Letter to the Editor: A Christmas Story

It was Christmas Eve afternoon. I lost my wife almost seven years ago, and I dreaded Christmas and the holiday season. I was hoping to have won the lottery and escape somewhere and come back after …

Obituaries 1/19/17

Cynthia L. “Cindy” Kasonic Cynthia L. “Cindy” Kasonic, 53, of Middleburg, Fla. passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was born on March 28, 1963 in Stamford, Conn. to …

Obituaries 1/12/17

Kathleen Mary Maguire Kathleen Mary Maguire, 59, passed away in Haven Hospice of Orange Park, January 8th, 2017. She was born April 21, 1957 to a Marine Corps Family in Ft. Eustis, VA. After …

Community Calendar

Community Calendar 1/19/17

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN MEETING: Jan. 19 at 6 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 16 College Dr. Give input about the Clay County Comprehensive Plan and help county staff assess how well …

Community Calendar 1/12/16

HORSE SALE: Clay County Animal Care and Control will auction two horses, a gelding and a mare, on Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. The bidding starts at a dollar. 3984 State Rd 16, just west of Penney …