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Georgia back-to-school tax free weekend

On Friday and Saturday in Georgia, some clothing, most schools supplies and computers up to $1,000 will be exempt from sales tax.

Free sports physicals available

Duval County middle and high school students are eligible for free physicals on Saturday, Aug. 1, but they have to register through their coach or athletic director.

Florida back-to-school holiday runs for 10 days

Florida’s popular back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Aug. 7 and lasts for 10 -- longer than ever.

RELATED: Georgia tax holiday runs July 29-Aug. 1

SJC schools can't keep up with growth

St. Johns County residents will soon decide whether there will be a half-cent sales tax to help pay for schools, which are dealing with exponential county growth, school board officials said.

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Free vaccinations available in Duval, St. Johns

Shot record and physical required for students to attend school in the fall