What NE Florida districts say about WH distributing more COVID-19 tests to schools
With parents and school systems all across the country struggling to manage an increase in coronavirus cases, the White House announced it will be distributing 10 million more COVID-19 tests per month to schools nationwide to keep up with the intense demand.
Deadly shooting of teen latest act of violence in community west of Orange Park
A <a href="https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2022/01/03/teens-facing-charges-in-fatal-shooting-of-17-year-old/" target="_blank">17-year-old was shot and killed</a> over the weekend in a neighborhood just west of the town of Orange Park.
Prosecutors recommend home confinement for Capitol riot suspects from Clay County
Rachael Pert and Dana Winn, the Middleburg couple who pleaded guilty to charges related to participating in the January riot at the U.S. Capitol, are scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 20 in the United States District Court.
Green Cove Springs police begin after-action investigation into armed hostage response during Christmas parade
The Green Cove Springs Police Department announced on Sunday it will open an internal investigation into how the department responded to a hostage situation that was occurring within the vicinity of the city’s Christmas parade on Saturday night.
Deputy shoots suspect at Clay County gas station during hostage standoff: Sheriff’s Office
Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that happened Saturday at a Green Cove Springs gas station in Clay County. The incident started with a hostage situation that shut down roads in the area for several hours, investigators said.
Local organization brings joy to many
Last year the Human Collective served 100 children and families in Clay County with Christmas through their Christmas of HOPE programFrom fulfilling wish lists, to delivering Christmas trees and Christmas dinner, the organization brought joy and support to so many in our area. This year they expect the number to more than triple and are looking for the support of the local community by way of donations, businesses for drop-offs, teams of volunteers to help wrap or people wanting to adopt a family. The group will be organizing and collecting between now and December 20. Wrapping and delivering gifts on Dec 21.