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Free event celebrates opening of new Baptist Clay Medical Campus with food trucks, giveaways, tours

The Baptist Clay Medical Campus in Fleming Island is hosting an event where guests can tour the new facility, get food from local vendors and win giveaways. The event previews the grand opening of the new hospital set for mid-December, a Baptist spokesperson said. Guests and Clay County residents can attend for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1747 Baptist Clay Drive in Fleming Island.

3 men behind bars in connection to a car theft

STARKE, Fla. (WCJB) - 3 men in Bradford County are in jail in connection to a car theft we reported last week. Bradford County Sheriff’s deputies say 34-year-old Darryel Cassels is the man wanted for fleeing from police on Friday. Cassels along with 21-year-old Dalton Elixson and 33-year-old Austin...

Restaurant Inspections: Fleming Island restaurant receives fine; Orange Park restaurants cited for violations

Domo Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar was fined $600 last month for violations that led to a temporary closure of the eatery in June, according to state inspectors. During a June 22 inspection, state inspectors found that the walk-in cooler in the Fleming Island restaurant was inadequate to maintain “time/temperature control for safety food at the proper temperature,” according to an email from the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Deputies: Orange Park man resisted arrest after high-speed chase along Madison Avenue, faces 5 felony charges

An Orange Park man was arrested Tuesday and now faces five felony charges and two misdemeanors, Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputies said. Deputies were conducting a “proactive patrol” in the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue in Orange Park at approximately 2:30 a.m. when they saw a white Toyota Tundra pickup that went past the stop sign and stop bar at Harrison Avenue and Polk Avenue, the arrest report said.

St. Johns Country Day Flying High On 5-Game Win Streak

Northeast Fl- With their 5th straight win of the season, the St. Johns Country Day Spartans are one of the hottest teams in Northeast Florida. On Monday, the Spartans defeated (1-6) Beaches Chapel 63-54 to improve to 5-1 on the season. Ian Mamea led the Spartans with 15 points against...

The Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation host Hope for the Holidays tonight at TPC Sawgrass

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation hosts Hope for the Holidays tonight, December 8, at TPC Sawgrass between 6 and 7:30 p.m. The annual event, now in its 11th year, is inviting everyone to help pack more than 5,000 food bags for distribution to Duval and St. Johns County families considered food-insecure. With additional support from AT&T, Feeding Northeast Florida, Conagra Bands, PepsiCo and Target, the bags will provide food in the tune of 5,000 holiday meals to families Tabitha Furyk described as “those needing it the most.”

Ask Anthony: Solar panel problems continue, owner facing legal troubles in North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — We have an update on a solar panel company that's accused of bad business practices. In November, we told you about Monique Bates, a disabled Jacksonville veteran who purchased solar panels from a local company called R Solar Group. She contacted First Coast News because she found out her warranty was invalid. That's on top of other issues she was having with the business.

THE PLAYERS surprises St. Johns County homeless outreach center St. Francis House with $50K donation

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — THE PLAYERS Championship on Wednesday surprised a St. Johns County nonprofit that works to combat teen homelessness with a $50,000 donation. Staff from THE PLAYERS traveled to the St. Francis Housing Crisis Center to go on what they said was a tour of the campus. At the end of the tour, THE PLAYERS surprised St. Francis House’s Executive Director Judith Dembowski with a $50,000 check.