Still missing: Search expands for St. Johns County man missing since 2022
The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office has expanded search operations for a man missing since July 2022.
Realtors seeing people move out of St. Johns County and into Putnam
PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. — St. Johns County may be one of the fastest growing counties in Florida, but some people are choosing to leave it because homes and rent are high-priced. Some of them are moving right next door to Putnam County. Chris Fields works and lives in Putnam...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.95 and $3.19 in Middleburg as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Starke Police Department front office to close next week
STARKE, Fla. (WCJB) - The front office of the Starke Police Department will be temporarily closed. Officials say the front office is closing from December 4th to December 8th due to training. The department asks those to contact the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office for any non-emergencies. If you need...
Keystone Heights: A Flourishing City with a Rich Historical Legacy
Nestled in southwestern Clay County, Florida, Keystone Heights is a city with a rich historical tapestry, its name a tribute to Pennsylvania, the 'Keystone State'. The city's inception can be traced back to property developer John J. Lawrence who, mesmerized by Lake Brooklyn's allure in 1917, established his home there and laid the groundwork for the city's future. By 1925, Keystone Heights was officially incorporated, cementing its connection to the Lawrence family's Pennsylvania roots and embarking on a journey to become a vital economic hub in Florida's Lake Region.
Murder-for-hire suspect's attorney says she's innocent
For the first time, the husband and wife charged in the murder-for-hire plot of a local father appeared in court together.
‘No room for hate’: FBI reports increase in hate crimes, renews multi-agency campaign in Northeast Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Several Northeast Florida law enforcement agencies are joining the FBI Jacksonville Division in their efforts to combat hate crimes. On Thursday, Special Agent in Charge Sherri E. Onks shared the “United Against Hate” campaign details during a news conference. “No one should be afraid...
SnapJAX Stories: Retirees give gift of mobility
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla – It was a picture of a sunrise over a golf course that grabbed our attention this week and we reached out to the person who took it. It led us to Penney Retirement Community where there’s a lot more than meets the eye.
SnapJAX Stories: Exploring the Purposeful Life at Penney Retirement Community
Discover the Penny Retirement Community in Green Cove Springs, a century-old haven built by JC Penney. Learn about its unique history, the vibrant life of its residents, and their inspiring project that provides mobility carts to people worldwide. A heartwarming tale of purpose and community awaits.
Arrested dealing methamphetamine from Clay County hotel; Convicted felon heading to federal prison
A Clay County convicted felon and drug dealer was sentenced to 10 years and five months in federal prison, the Department of Justice announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Dream smiles by Blue Water Dental
Blue Water Dental is a beautiful and calming family and cosmetic dental office in the Nocatee area. Dr. Sorensen and his staff are a highly trained and patient focused team, who can assist you in making choices and seeing options for your optimal dental health and cosmetic potential. Dr. Sorensen has extensive training in invisalign, and has been the top solo provider in the Jacksonville area. With the high volume and level of expertise he has in this area, he is able to offer invisalign to his patients at unheard of low rates. Whether your goal is to increase the functionality of your teeth, or a Hollywood smile, Dr. Sorensen can help you get there at a price you can afford, and will take care of your comfort and concerns each step of the way.
Loved ones gather to remember young man killed in shooting in West St. Augustine
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Loved ones gathered Saturday night to remember the life of a young man killed Monday in West St. Augustine. Tre Lyons, 22, was found shot and killed inside of a vehicle on North Orange Street near Webster Elementary School. According to the St. Johns County...
Jared Bridegan murder: State Attorney’s Office says it should not be disqualified from prosecution
The State Attorney’s Office said it should not be disqualified from prosecuting those accused in Jared Bridegan’s murder.
St. Johns County is looking for volunteers to serve on its boards and committees
St. Johns county is looking for people who would like to help serve their community.
Clay County man dies in head-on collision with semi-truck on US 17/92 near Davenport
A two-vehicle crash north of Davenport on Tuesday resulted in the death of one driver, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The crash occurred at about 4:19 a.m. on U.S. 17/92 North, just south of Ernie Caldwell Boulevard. A preliminary investigation by PCSO Traffic Homicide...
Orange Park Mall: A Community Cornerstone in Clay County
Orange Park Mall has established itself as a vibrant community hub in the heart of Clay County, Florida. Since its inception in 1975, it has evolved into more than just a retail center, fostering a strong sense of community spirit among residents. With over 100 stores, including national brands and local boutiques, as well as a plethora of dining options, the mall offers a diverse shopping and culinary experience.
Department of Health reports uptick in cancer cases among young people in Northeast Florida
The latest data released by the Florida Department of Health reveals an alarming uptick in cancer diagnoses among young people in Northeast Florida.
‘Gabby Petito Act’ seeks to strengthen domestic violence prevention in Florida
FLORIDA – A Florida lawmaker recently filed a bill to strengthen domestic violence prevention in the state. The bill is nicknamed the “Gabby Petito Act” after the Florida woman who was killed by her boyfriend during a cross-country trip. The proposed legislation wants police responding to domestic...
Update: Victims found dead inside car in St. Johns County identified
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — St. Johns County Sheriff's Office has released the identities of two men found shot to death Monday night inside a car in West Augustine. The victims are Cody James Bennett, 21, and Tre Devon Lyons, 22, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Both men are from St. Augustine.
26-month federal prison term for Orange Park man in mortgage audit fraud case
This article contains AI-assisted content. Jacksonville, Florida - Brian Roy Lozito, 54, of Orange Park, Clay County, has been sentenced to a federal prison term of two years and two months as a result of Lozito's involvement in a nationwide mortgage fraud scheme. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud on July 28, 2023, following his initial arraignment on January 11, 2021, and was initially released on bond but had his bond revoked on November 18, 2022.