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Come experience the best of the best, Achieve Fitness. We're an all-in-one health and fitness club with 21,000 square feet of state of … Read More
Spartans launch 2019 with win over 2A champs
JACKSONVILLE – St. Johns Country Day School’s girls soccer team, circa 2019, has had quite the target on their backs after seven … Read More
In the Community
Florida needs to stop fight against smoking medical marijuana By now, Florida lawmakers surely realize continuing to fight the expansion of medical marijuana is reefer madness. Gov. Ron DeSantis apparently is in that camp. He is ready to stop the state’s …
Redemption How was it possible for Amendment 4, the amendment restoring the voting rights of former felons, to get 64.55 percent of the vote in Florida? All statewide partisan races were close. Clearly, …
Be a beacon of light The new year saw the passing of Seth Howard, 24, a drummer of Jacksonville-based metal band Yashira. Howard went to Ridgeview High School and graduated from the University of Florida last year. I …
UF: Charter schools less responsive to neediest students Charter schools may promise to provide access to a top education for more children, but one University of Florida researcher’s findings show that opportunity doesn’t get offered readily to many …
County park converted into outdoor science lab for ‘bird count’
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Birdwatching is harder than it sounds. Birds are small, blend into the foliage, have short attention spans. … Read More
Orange Park closer to preserving historic homes
ORANGE PARK – Although the move came with cautions about big government, property rights and overreach, Orange Park Town Council … Read More
Welcome to Volkswagen of Orange Park

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Welcome to Volkswagen of Orange Park

When you want one dealership that can take care of all your automotive needs, look no further than Volkswagen of Orange Park in Jacksonville, FL, also serving St. Augustine. Our knowledgeable sales …

Obituaries 1/17/19
Tom Temple Tom Temple, 63, of St. Augustine, Fla.,son of Joan Maguire Lewis and David Temple, passed away from complications of … Read More
Obituaries 1/10/19
Imogene Shepherd Campbell Imogene Shepherd Campbell, 90,of Middleburg, FL passed away December 31, 2018Russell Haven of … Read More
Obituaries 1/3/19
Omar Bradley Stepp 1944-2018 Omar Bradley Stepp went to be with our Lord on December 25th 2018. He was born June 17th 1944 in Grey … Read More
Obituaries 12/27/18
Virginia A. JonesVirginia A. Jones, 83, passed away on December 5, 2018, at Haven Hospice in Orange Park, Fla., following a brief … Read More
Fleming Island, Orange Park, Clay win wrestling duals titles
FLAGLER PALM COAST – Fleming Island High School’s wrestling team executed a near-perfect game plan to the tune of a 79-0 thrashing … Read More
Orange Park beats Middleburg for district 3-2A duals title
JACKSONVILLE – In district 3-2A at Terry Parker High School, Orange Park got a strong rivalry match with Middleburg to take the … Read More
Spartans fall again to St. Joe
ORANGE PARK – St. John Country Day girls basketball is looking like one of the county’s premier teams with only one loss coming … Read More
Knights knock out Bears in district showdown
BARTRAM TRAIL – In the backyard of the Bartram Trail High School Bears, the visiting Oakleaf Knights knew Friday’s district … Read More
Eagles fall to region foe Fletcher
FLEMING ISLAND – The Golden Eagles held the Fletcher High Senators to a single goal through the half break and the second half … Read More
Clay wins district 3-1A duals title
YULEE – In district 3-1A, Clay High won with a 54-21 win over Yulee in the first post-season foray for new head coach Hunter … 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

Community Calendar 1/17/19

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE: Meets Jan. 17, Jan. 24 and Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. each date in the Zoning Department Conference Room, third floor, Administration Building, 477 Houston St., Green Cove …
Crime News
Police briefs 1/17/19
Melrose man dies in Tuesday crash MELROSE – A Melrose man died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash on County Road 219 in Putnam … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 1/17/19
Tuesday, January 15Nicholas Sweaney, 20, Middleburg, Written Threats to Kill or do Bodily InjuryAmous Dyal, 31, Green Cove Springs, … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 1/10/19
Tuesday, January 8Stephen Austin Walker, 29, Argyle, Grand Theft $300-4,999Tony Marcelle Battle, 32, Green Cove Springs, Violate … Read More
Police briefs 1/10/19
Jax man to get Stand Your Ground hearing TALLAHASSEE – A Jacksonville man currently serving a four-year prison sentence for … Read More
Police briefs 1/3/19
Orange Park native killed in weekend crash BRADFORD COUNTY – An Orange Park native died over the weekend in a head-on traffic … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 1/3/19
Tuesday, January 1Andrew Paul Harvey, 38, Green Cove Springs, Felony Battery, Domestic Battery by Strangulation, Resisting an … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 12/27/18
Tuesday, December 25 Shannon Lee Youngblood, 44, Keystone Heights, Domestic Battery April Dawn Moore, 40, Orange Park, Drug … Read More
Police Briefs 12/27/18
Navy flight instructor charged with sex crimeCLAY COUNTY –A U.S. Navy flight instructor was arrested at the Naval Air Station … Read More
Police Briefs 12/20/18
Middleburg man dies in Jax crashJACKSONVILLE – A Middleburg man died Tuesday afternoon after the semi-tractor trailer he was driving … Read More
Arrests & Bookings 12/20/18
Tuesday, December 18Dalton James Runyon, 20, Oakleaf, Drug Equipment PossessionJesus Marcos, 58, Orange Park, TrespassingAntonio Javon … 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
Reality TV hasn’t changed him
FLEMING ISLAND – For many kids, track, soccer, acting, photography, videography, blogging and of course, school, might be enough. … Read More