Clay residents get ready, officials say area could see flooding countywide as Hurricane Ian approaches
Clay County officials are warning of potential flooding countywide. That includes perpetually flooded areas like Black Creek as well as small street flooding because of concerns that the ground is already heavily saturated.
Latest on closures for local school districts, universities due to Ian
As Hurricane Ian gains strength and approaches Florida, school districts in Baker, Columbia and Putnam counties decided Monday to close schools later this week. And Duval, St. Johns, Nassau, Clay, Bradford and Flagler counties announced Tuesday they will join them.
OPAA baseball team helping raise funds to support family members of toddler killed, teen injured on A1A
A prayer vigil was held Thursday evening in Orange Park to support the family members of a toddler and a teenager who, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report, were both injured when crossing State Road A1A north of Vilano Beach.
Area of Youngerman Circle and Blanding Boulevard has seen shootings and drug issues over the years
A woman died Wednesday after she was found shot multiple times in an area of Jacksonville near the Clay County border that has seen gun violence, drugs issues, homelessness and panhandling over the years.
Nearly 400 veterans have applied to become teachers in Florida under DeSantis-backed program
Nearly 400 veterans have applied for teaching jobs in Florida using a new pathway created by the legislature and championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, but locally, there haven’t been any hires in two of the biggest school districts.
HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital Makes Large Donation to Food Pantry of Green Cove Springs
HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital hosted its first We Show Up Food Drive as part of HCA Florida Healthcare’s statewide We Show Up for Our Communities Week. Throughout the week, HCA Florida Healthcare colleagues are volunteering across the state to support nonprofit organizations in their neighborhoods. Orange Park Hospital collected over 1,000 pounds of food for the Food Pantry of Green Cove Springs.
Does former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels have a clear path to re-enter politics?
Following last Thursday’s acquittal of former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels we’re looking into whether he has a viable path to re-enter politics. This comes after Daniels released a statement following his acquittal and statement that he is the victim of a political witch hunt.
After ex-sheriff refrains from testifying, jury finds Darryl Daniels not guilty
A jury on Thursday returned a verdict of not guilty on all seven counts in the trial of former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels, after prosecutors rested their case, and in a surprise move, Daniels’ defense team also rested -- without calling any witnesses.
Explicit messages focus of testimony Wednesday in trial of former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels
The jury in the trial of former Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels heard more testimony Wednesday detailing his relationship with his now-former mistress through explicit text messages that were read aloud in court.
Youth academy in Starke makes changes to protect cadets following allegations of inappropriate behavior
Despite recent allegations involving employees having inappropriate relationships with cadets, the Florida Youth Challenge Academy (FLYCA) at Camp Blanding in Starke is speaking out about its programming, success rates and the changes management made to better protect teen cadets.