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YMCA continues its afterschool programs at county elementaries

CLAY COUNTY – Working parents unable to pick their child up after school can enroll them in the YMCA’s afterschool program. According to the national nonprofit Afterschool Alliance one in five …

School board won’t get special election for half-cent sales tax

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – A judge ruled Thursday taxpayers won’t be voting on a half-cent sales tax during a special election this November. Judge Steven Whittington said the Clay County School …

Faulty A/C Thursday forces Oakleaf Village Elementary to postpone classes

OAKLEAF – Oakleaf Village Elementary was forced to postpone classes Thursday after one of its air conditioners broke down. The school lost electricity Wednesday morning at 7. Clay Electric, …

Clay Chamber asks county to cover Small Business Development Center costs

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – County officials received a funding request from the Clay Chamber of Commerce to cover the Small Business Development Center’s costs. The SBDC has been in Clay County for …

GCS continues work on next year’s budget

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – City council members addressed more than 20 items Tuesday including capital projects, information technology and a wage study at their third budget workshop. Rep. Ted Yoho, …

No density changes in O.P. until long-range planning is completed

ORANGE PARK – The town council voted Tuesday to forgo any density changes until its long-range planning process is complete. The town’s Planning and Zoning Board has been mulling over density …
In the Community
Recent tragedies unleash Stewart’s newest push for assault weapons ban Democratic state Sen. Linda Stewart vowed last Monday to again push for a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, expressing that she’s feeling unleashed this year by Senate President …
Letter to the Editor 8/8/19 This morning (Monday) the Florida Greyhound Association announced that one of its members filed suit seeking financial compensation after the passage of a Constitutional Amendment to phase out …
Local retailers, school supply shoppers enjoy the benefits of sales tax holiday The Florida Retail Federation encourages consumers and retailers, alike, to prepare for big savings this back-to-school shopping holiday.Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday, which will …
Letter to the Editor 8/1/19 I certainly hope the good people of this country have seen the latest Clay Today News article with pictures of brand new squad police cars for every police officer in this wasteful creative school …
Storm preparedness for horses, livestock Part 2: Leaving them home or transporting your animals In our recent article, Storm preparedness for horses, livestock, Part 1: Identifying your animals, I talked about making sure you properly identify your animals when preparing for a storm. Now that …
Florida Chamber: Small business face big problems finding qualified workers Florida small business owners are worried about finding qualified workers to fill open positions, a new survey found. The Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Third Quarter Small Business Index Survey …
Letters to the Editor 7/25/19 If we held an ugly town contest, Orange Park would win, no contest.You may hide every boat and RV in (Orange Park), and it will remain the ugliest down in North Florida. A drive along Blanding …
Obituaries 8/8/19

Jesse Godbold Jesse Godbold, our beloved husband, father and grandfather died on Wednesday July 31 at St. Vincent’s Hospital Clay County after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 56 …

Obituaries 8/1/19

Lee R. Ledbetter Lee R. Ledbetter, 93, died Friday, July 19 at Allegro Senior Living, Fleming Island, FL. He is survived by his children Skip (Joanne) of Phoenixville, PA, Holly (Joe Solsona) of …

Obituaries 7/25/19

Billy Wilson Fraser Billy Wilson Fraser, a life-long resident of Jacksonville, Florida went to another world on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. He was comfortable and peaceful, surrounded by loved ones. He …

Obituaries 7/18/19

Michael CummingsIf you were lucky enough to meet Michael Cummings, chances are you liked him. Chances are probably even greater you had a story about him (the chicken wing incident of Super Bowl …

Obituaries 7/11/19

Rev. Samuel Harrison JewellRev. Samuel Harrison Jewell, 70, was ushered into the presence of his Savior on June 24, 2019 at 2:14 am. He was born on Aug. 2, 1948 in Matheny, West Virginia to the late …

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Welcome to INFINITI of Orange Park

INFINITI of Orange Park is a luxury dealership and part of Hanania Automotive Group that also serves Jacksonville, FL and all surrounding counties including St. Johns, Duval, Clay and Nassau. With a huge dealership inventory on display, our professional sales representatives can help you navigate our selection of new INFINITI models, Certified Pre-Owned INFINITI models, and used vehicles from a variety of makes and models to find the vehicle that best suits your lifestyle.

Sports

Udell, Collier show off game speed

ORANGE PARK -No surprises for Orange Park High football coach Tom Macpherson as speedster Alex Collier showed a bit of his track speed for a dethrottled 45 yard scoring sweep and wideout Stewart …
The Clay County YMCA – For A Better Community

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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. Please visit the YMCA blog to stay up to date on their latest news!

Good Deeds, Memories and Briefs
McAllister’s Jax Federal’s new director of business services
JACKSONVILLE – Jax Federal Credit Union has selected Orange Park High graduate Kenneth McAllister as its new Director of Business … Read More
Clay County memories 8/15/19
Deadline extended for Irma voluntary home buyout programGREEN COVE SPRINGS – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has … Read More
Getting the garden ready for fall
Has anyone else tried working outside in the garden recently? These days of August are some of the most miserable times to try to keep … Read More
This Week in History 8/8/19
Five years ago, 2014Ashley Nicole Chiasson of Chalmette, La., is given $67,000 in a settlement reached with the Clay County … Read More
Jax Federal awards scholarships to pair of local students
A pair of local students each were awarded $500 scholarships by Jax Federal Credit Union toward their education at St. Johns River … Read More
Business Briefs 8/8/19
Island Dentistry want to help McRae Elementary get off to a good startFLEMING ISLAND – McRae Elementary in Keystone Heights is a … Read More
Crime News
Arrests & Bookings 8/15/19
 Key: FTA-Failure to Appear; DWLSR-Driving Without a License-Suspended or Revoked; DUI-Driving Under the Influence; VOP-Violation of … Read More
Police Briefs 8/15/19
Local pastor charged in Maryland with sexual abuse of minorA 42-year-old former pastor of a fundamentalist Baptist church turned … Read More
Police Briefs 8/8/19
Man jailed after child has signs of beatings, strangulation, sexual assaultORANGE PARK – A Green Cove Springs man was arrested … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 8/1/19
 Key: FTA-Failure to Appear; DWLSR-Driving Without a License-Suspended or Revoked; DUI-Driving Under the Influence; VOP-Violation of … Read More
Police Briefs 8/1/19
SWAT standoff at apartment complex ends with arrest in OakleafOAKLEAF – A standoff with SWAT members from the Clay County … Read More
Police Briefs 7/25/19
One bicyclist dies, another critical in separate accidents on July 17A 69-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a car on County … Read More
Community calendar 8/15/19

CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR SENIORS: program is Aug. 17 at the Conviva Care Center, 20 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Techniques to cope with pain, fatigue and poor sleep will …

Calendar 8/8/19

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ORANGE PARK: will conduct its monthly meeting Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Clarke House, 1039 Kingsley Ave.GARDEN CLUB OF FLEMING ISLAND MEETING: will be at the Fleming Island …

Calendar 7/25/19

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets July 25 at 10 a.m. at the Clay County Administration Zoning Department Conference Room, third floor, at 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs.DEVELOPMENT REVIEW …

Community Calendar 7/18/19

CLAY COUNTY SOIL and WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT: will meet July 19 at 8:30 a.m. at the Clay County Extension office at 2463 State Road 16 West at Green Cove Springs.ROUND ROBIN SHAKESPEARE MEETING: …

Community Calendar 7/11/19

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets July 11 at 10 a.m. at the Clay County Administration Zoning Department Conference Room, third floor, at 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs.FROM GROUND UP PROGRAM: …