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After covering sports for nearly 45 years, the question I get asked the most is: who was my favorite person to write about? Since I’ve covered more than 850 NASCAR races, 500 NBA, 100 NFL, 50 Major … more
5 years ago, 2014Twenty-one new firefighters are hired by the Clay County Fire Rescue Department after county receives a $2.2 million grant from FEMA.Green Cove Springs City Council set lofty goals … more
The sponsor of a bill to pre-empt local government regulation of vacation rental homes was approved by a House appropriations subcommittee April 1 after its sponsor state Rep. James Grant promised … more
We’ve all had that same sinking feeling when we stop at a red light and we’re approached by a panhandler. Sometimes we play with the radio or make a fake cell phone call to pretend they’re … more
5 years ago, 2014The Clay County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 to no longer fund the Clay County Chamber of Commerce’s economic development efforts.The County School Board delay approvals … more
I watched the coverage of the latest board meeting and the discussion of the Clay County School District establishing its own police department to provide security at all of its schools. My … more
5 years ago, 2014The Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Orange Park Police Department, state office of Parole and Probation, the NCIS and State Attorney’s Office join forces in a countywide … more
Imagine you have direct deposit and your paycheck is late hitting your bank account. According to a new survey, millennials would be more upset with a slow WiFi signal and forgetting their … more
5 years ago, 2014 Orange Park businessman Eugene Nix defeated incumbent Marge Hutton, 458-332, in their election for Seat 2 on the town council.The Green Cove Springs City Council approves mail-in … more
County on the wrong path when it comes to accessible bike routesClay County has long faced with the availability of bike routes.In an age in which people are more and more drawn toward using … more
Remember to wear blue this Sunday for St. Patrick’s Day. That’s right, blue. Believe it or not, blue, not green, was the original color for the cultural festival that marked the death of … more
I grew up in a household where spankings were acceptable and given often. So, I should be aggressive, abusive or mentally ill?I am neither of those things, and neither are any of my siblings.Working … more
Hello Clay County I’m Don Coble and I’m both proud and eager to be working with this incredible group at the Clay Today. Equally important, I’m looking forward to being part of your … more
The chief proponent of a proposed Florida Constitution amendment to declare that “only a citizen” may vote says the effort is a response to a nationwide effort by the “strident left” to allow … more
Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased 2.8 points in February to 100.9 from a revised figure of 98.1 in January. Similarly, the study by University of Michigan revealed nationwide index of … more
I wanted to what needed to be done to get an American with Disabilities Act accessible field at Little Rain Lake Park in Keystone Heights?As you know, we are at the southern end of Clay County and it … more
It’s back again, but it’s still bad. It will always be bad. I have a simple question for Republicans in Tallahassee who say arming our schoolteachers will make classrooms safer. Can they … more
I bet it’s a pretty rare thing that one’s boss turns in his two-week notice on the first day a person starts their new job, however, that’s exactly what happened to me Aug. 20, 2012, my first … more
Trying again under a U.S. House of Representatives that now has Democratic control, Kissimmee’s U.S. Rep. Darren Soto introduced two bills last week aiming to prevent immigration deportations of … more
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5 years ago, 2013After deliberating six hours, a four-man, two-woman jury convicted a Jacksonville man of two counts of second-degree murder. Cornelius Walston, 30, of Jacksonville, had been on trial … more
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