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Flooded homeowners get glint of hope at community meeting

MIDDLEBURG – As Clay County begins preparations for another hurricane season, there are still hundreds of people wading through the messy waters, destroyed houses and dramatically different lives …

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Northeast Florida Congressmen pan Donald Trump’s performance with Vladimir Putin JACKSONVILLE – It’s a measure of how dubious President Donald Trump’s performance was at the Helsinki summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin that even Republicans who proudly campaigned with …
Trump now liability for GOP gubernatorial contenders? I wonder if GOP gubernatorial candidates Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis are feeling a little queasy. It was a quite the global spectacle Monday, watching President Donald Trump all but genuflect to …
Letters to the Editor: SOE: please reconsider voter purge SOE: please reconsider voter purgeI hope you have had time to reconsider your planned action as reported in Clay Today and Passagemaker on 7/7/2018 to disenfranchise thousands of St Brendan’s …
Mudslingers unite! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, really of every two and four years. Yes, that amazing tenet of democracy is once again upon us when we, as free citizens, are given the …
The ‘big picture’ predictions on Election 2018 This cycle, our firm has worked with dozens of Republican campaigns from Cabinet positions to Congress. One advantage of our workload has been an opportunity to see the results of dozens of polls and …
Letters to the Editor: Where do cruisers get to vote, then? Where do cruisers get to vote, then?My husband and I retired from the State of Maryland in 2004; we became full-time cruisers (Florida to The Bahamas) and since 2011 we are full-time RV-ers, …

Ordinance allowing food trucks in the works

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – Food trucks might soon be routing their GPS systems to the City of Keystone Heights. During the regular Keystone Heights City Council meeting held July 2, City Clerk Lynn …

Lunar eclipse is coming

Let’s begin today’s effort not by looking forward, but by looking backward. I invite you to join me in reminiscing about an adventure that began 57 years ago when a young John F. Kennedy …

Challenger Center receives road paving funds

OAKLEAF – A $2 million grant from the state should kickstart a development that’s been about 20 years in the making. Last week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced the …

City to get volleyball court

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Green Cove Springs residents will soon have the beach in their backyard as the city moves forward with a sand volleyball court in Spring Park. City Parks and Recreation …
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Nelson wins second title
KISSIMMEE – Oakleaf High cross country and track runner Dylan Nelson has ticked off goal after goal this summer with one more on the … Read More
Orcas win first summer swim title
CECIL FIELD – Powered by Ethan Albright’s record setting 100 free and J.P. Strombeck’s three individual wins, the Oakleaf Orcas … Read More
Pigskin summer sessions getting more physical
Fleming Island Golden Eagles at JU CampJACKSONVILLE – Area football teams are still training and conditioning without pads and … Read More
Obituaries 7/19/18
Nancy Jean Van BeekNancy Jean Van Beek, 67, of Orange Park, FL, passed away July 12, 2018Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., … Read More
Obituaries 7/12/18
Eric KochEric John Koch, born on March 7, 1963, took his final breath and joined our Lord Almighty on June 16, 2018 at home. Eric … Read More
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

Calendar 7/19/18

DRUG TAKE BACK: Securely dispose of unneeded and expired medications, July 19 from 3-7 p.m., Rigel Center, Penney Retirement Community, 4195 Wilbank Ave., Penney Farms. Sponsored by Clay Action …
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Arrests & Bookings 7/19/18
Tuesday, July 17Jessica Dianne Warren, 31, Green Cove Springs, Possession of a Controlled SubstanceJulius Lee Jones, 54, Orange Park, … Read More
Police Briefs 7/19/18
Sexual battery charge for Clay manGREEN COVE SPRINGS – A Clay County man turned himself in at the Clay County Sheriff’s office in … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 7/12/18
Tuesday, July 10Almamy Abdoulaye Traore, 24, Orange Park, Domestic BatteryJeremy David Declue, 30, Green Cove Springs, BurglaryNina … Read More
Police Briefs 7/12/18
Reservist’s death ruled accidental, from heat exposure JACKSONVILLE – The Duval County Medical Examiner determined heat exposure … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 7/5/18
Monday, July 2Maria Wendy Crawford, 29, Green Cove Springs, FTA-Possession of Cocaine, FTA-DUI, FTA-Confinement of Animal Without … Read More
Police Briefs 7/5/18
Man charged with torturing 3 dogsORANGE PARK – An Orange Park area man faces charges he repeatedly tortured his neighbor’s … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 6/28/18
Tuesday, June 26Robert Wayne Riley, 53, Middleburg, Habitual Traffic OffenderAusten Levi Downs, 23, Middleburg, Drug Equipment … Read More
Police Briefs 6/28/18
Turner indicted for murder, moreKEYSTONE HEIGHTS – A Clay County Grand Jury handed down an indictment against a Keystone Heights … Read More
Police briefs 6/21/18
DUI Manslaughter arrest made in 2016 crashGREEN COVE SPRINGS – Authorities have charged a Green Cove Springs woman with DUI … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 6/21/18
Tuesday, June 19Michael Wayne Hall, 42, Keystone Heights, DWLSRJustus William Westbrooks, 18, Orange Park, Possession of Ecstasy or … Read More
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Cooking with Camson

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Life is good after reality TV
FLEMING ISLAND – Fans of the FOX television show MasterChef Junior might have noticed a Fleming Island face no longer in the running … Read More