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OAKLEAF – Students in many elementary schools in Oakleaf, Clay County, the First Coast and around the country have been participating in The Kids Heart Challenge to move their bodies toward heart … more
MIDDLEBURG – The new Veteran’s Administration clinic that will open next year will be named after a Chief Andrew K. Baker, a Navy combat search and rescue swimmer who died during a training … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Tuesday night’s 50-minute city council meeting had a last-day-of-school feel with most of the meeting addressing staff. Council members honored former Mayor Connie Butler, … more
ORANGE PARK - Henderson Haven is tucked away off Blanding Boulevard on the edge of the Fox Ridge subdivision. Sherri and Lee Henderson started from their home, then took two suites in the … more
BILLINGS, Mont. – Ken Brock turned 54 on Wednesday. There was no birthday cake, card, balloons or a free breakfast at Denny’s. The U.S. Army veteran from Keystone Heights celebrated with his … more
CLAY COUNTY – It’s hurricane season. Are you ready?The time to prepare for a storm is before tropical waves are formed in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. That means working well … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Many of the mossy oaks are gone, replaced by three-car garages, screened-in porches and swimming pools. The loud, ear-splitting shrieks of wild animals have turned into a … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – The Way Free Medical Clinic already offers a number of free medical services to qualifying Clay County residents and starting soon, those services will include free fresh … more
ORANGE PARK – Brenda Glover spent nearly 10 years looking for her lost her wedding ring in the filing room at Orange Park Medical Center, only to find it shortly before she begrudgingly agreed to … more
Ernie Cohen, left, the community liaison for Kids First of Florida and Clay Behavioral Health Center, accepts a “generous” donation from Charlie Eddins of The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville … more
STURGIS, S.D. – A town famous for its biker bars and motorcycle rally seemed deserted as Ken Brock strolled along Moose Drive. “It’s like everything else from these past few days – really … more
CLAY COUNTY — Two Clay County students won big recently at the 2019 International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix. Two Clay County students, Ridgeview junior Michael Chen, 16, and … more
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Taylor, a native of Orange Park, Florida, didn't love his first occupation as a chef, and when he was passed up for a promotion, decided he wanted a … more
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, a … more
ORANGE PARK – St. Johns River State College will hold information sessions regarding its new Medical Assisting program on June 6 from 10-11 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room H1112 on the Orange Park … more
CAMP BLANDING – Maude Jackson has dedicated her life in promoting civil rights and preserving the rich history of a nation’s struggle for equality. Last week, she helped memorialized a significant part of her life by unveiling a state marker at Magnolia Lake State Park, one of four segregated parks in Florida. more
A Florida Historical Marker was placed at the River Park Inn (formerly Cottage A at the renowned Clarendon Hotel) at 103 S. Magnolia Ave. in Green Cove Springs last Saturday, May 18, to honor the … more
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – City council members and staff secured a grant for the “Rails to Trails” initiative, another step toward promoting recreation in southern Clay County. The $46,000 matching … more
Interstate-295 commuters to and from Clay County now have the choice of a two express lanes east of the Buckman Bridge to eschew the rush hour buildup – but at a cost. Knee-high orange … more
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, we are reminding all drivers of the importance of seat belt use. This annual campaign is part of the U.S. Department of … more
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