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Keystone Heights Airport holds Snowbird Classic Aerobatic Contest
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, Fla. (WCJB) - Planes will not be taking their normal routes at the Keystone Heights Airport Thursday. The airport is a favored spot for aerobatic practice and on Thursday, the Snowbird Classic Aerobatic Contest will be held there. The contest will have five categories of difficulty. The contest...
One patient transported to the hospital after single-vehicle crash on I-75
MICANOPY, Fla. – This morning around 8:30 a.m., units from Alachua County Fire Rescue and Micanopy Fire Rescue received a report of a vehicle accident on I-75 at the 377 Mile Marker. Upon arrival, crews found a single occupant entrapped in a small SUV with heavy damage to the front and driver’s side. Units on scene utilized Hydraulic Cutters and Spreaders to free the occupant from the compromised vehicle. The vehicle was barely visible from the roadway after traveling into the woodline and striking several large trees. Crews worked quickly to stabilize the patient before transport to the local trauma center.
GNV4all holds general body meeting
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - GNV4All will hold a general body meeting on Wednesday. Dr. Anntwanique Edwards, chief of equity for Alachua County Public Schools, and Dr. Dre. Graham, the school district’s equity director, will be the featured speakers at the meeting. Edwards and Graham will provide an update on...
WATCH: Gov. DeSantis to hold news conference with state education officials
Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Thursday morning with state education officials.
Restaurant Inspection: Clay County restaurant temporarily closed due to violations
A Clay County restaurant was temporarily closed earlier this month because of violations found by state inspectors. Lanna Thai Restaurant, 1605 County Road 220 in Fleming Island, was inspected on March 9.
State Road 21 reopens after tractor overturns in Bradford County
BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - Bradford County Fire Rescue units are on the scene of a traffic crash involving an overturned tractor at the intersection of State Road 21 and Southeast 2nd Avenue. Bradford County officials are still investigating the crash, but say the tractor was only carrying one passenger.
Human smuggler arrested on I-75 for illegally bringing migrants to Florida
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Alachua County led to state troopers arresting a man for smuggling ten people into Florida who were in the United States illegally. On Monday, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled over an SUV on I-75 in Alachua County for...
Orange Park man arrested on aggravated assault charges at Stay Suites of America, deputies say
An Orange Park man was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal mischief, deputies say. Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Stay Suites of America in reference to a family neighborhood call for service on Saturday, March 18. Upon arrival, they made contact with a victim and witness who said a man, later identified as Timothy Brown, 42, of Orange Park, had threatened to stab the victim.
15-year-old Gainesville student arrested for posting school shooting threat on Instagram
A 15-year-old high school student was arrested by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office after she was accused of threatening to conduct a school shooting in messages that were posted on Instagram. In the evening hours on Friday, March 17, the ACSO Combined Communications Center began receiving reports of an...
Motorist alert: New Clay County road project begins week of March 20
One new Clay County road project is scheduled to begin Monday, March 20 in Lake Asbury at the 2700 block of Henley Road; north of Orchard Walk Lane. The project is for stormwater system upgrades and both northbound lanes of Henley Road will be closed during construction. The two existing southbound lanes on Henley Road will be temporarily shifted to one northbound and one southbound lane for the entire project, Clay County Public Information Officer Annaleasa Winter said.
Clay County Agricultural Fair: Discounts and highlights to know before you go
The Clay County Agricultural Fair commences in 10 days, and as the countdown begins, it's time to get ready for all the festivities before the March 30 opening ceremony. Visitors have 11 days to enjoy the fair’s entertainment, rides, contests and shows. Each day features something unique and offers different prices and deals. Buying tickets online offers different family packages and military discounts fairgoers can’t get at the gate, but visitors can still save money on entry during special days.
Putnam County Legal Notices 032323
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR PUTNAM COUNTY, FLORIDA. CHARLES POOLE, JR., Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR AMENDED SUPPLEMENTAL PETITION FOR MODIFICATION OF FINAL JUDGMENT, ET AL. TO: Charles Poole, Jr. 121 Mellon Rd. Palatka, FL 32177. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Amended Supplemental...
County pickleball courts to open Thursday
Pickleballers are welcome to try out the four new courts at John Theobold Sports Complex, 120 Carter Road in Palatka, starting Thursday, county officials announced. The St. Johns River Pickleball Group hosts open play on Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30-11:30 a.m., the Putnam County Parks & Recreation Department stated today. “During...
‘We’ve got to expand:’ Clay County sheriff says more jail space needed as area grows
Photo byClay County Sheriff's OfficeSheriff's. Clay County Sheriff Michelle Cook and the Board of County Commissioners discussed potential plans for a new campus-style jail and law enforcement complex to address the Clay County Jail’s projected overcrowding.
Alachua Police Department arrests man for involvement in murder
A 20-year-old man was arrested by the Alachua Police Department (APD) for being involved in a shooting that took place in December at an Alachua apartment complex. On Tuesday, Alachua Police arrested Franklin Richardson after he was allegedly a part of a plan his accomplice, Laccorin Calhoun formed to rob a person of drugs.
K-9 Deputy Mikell Mccoy and K-9 Khaos recognized for their work in apprehending drug dealers
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Sheriff Clovis Watson Jr. is pleased to announce that K-9 Deputy Mikell McKoy and his K-9 Partner Khaos have been recognized with a Certificate of Commendation in recognition of their incredible work regarding the following incident:. Deputy McKoy and K-9 Khaos assisted several other units...
Clay County residents asked to weigh in on land conservation planning, 3 workshops set
Clay County residents are being asked to voice their opinions on what is important to them as commissioners begin to develop land conservation policies. Three public workshops are scheduled for April.
Florida man arrested for drug possession on Blanding Boulevard in Orange Park, deputies say
A Jacksonville man was arrested in Orange Park Friday for possession of fentanyl and drug equipment, deputies said. At approximately 12:32 a.m. Monday, Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputies performed a traffic stop on a silver Chevrolet SUV for not having a license plate attached. While initiating the stop, deputies placed a spotlight on the driver’s side mirror and saw the male driver with his head down in front of the steering wheel trying to conceal an item, they said.
‘Difference between life and death:’ Clay County Sheriff’s Office drones taking flight
A new drone program was launched in Clay County. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that the program will help law enforcement respond faster in emergencies.
Gov. Ron DeSantis awards civic education bonuses to teachers at Ridgeview High School in Clay County
Gov. Ron DeSantis handed out bonus checks to teachers Thursday morning at Ridgeview High School in Orange Park.
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