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Press conference, Clay County Emergency Management Director John Ward at the podium with an interpreter, Clay County logo in the background, along with the Florida flag and U.S. flag
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At a Wednesday Clay County news conference, officials announced that seven of the 28 long-term facilities in the county now have confirmed COVID-19 cases. 

Northeast Florida Students Resume Classes In A Little Over A Month

Jul 6, 2018
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In a little more than a month, tens of thousands of Florida students will return to their classrooms.

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A Clay County school bus driver is facing 13 child pornography charges after an investigation in May found he had photographs of children performing sex acts in his possession, according to a Clay County arrest report.

Marion Keith Nichols, 56, who ran as a write-in candidate in the 2016 superintendent election in Clay County, was arrested Wednesday at his Green Cove Springs home, deputies said.

He is facing 13 felony counts related to possessing photographs of a sexual performance by a child. He was arrested and booked into the Clay County Jail.

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It’s easier than ever for needy Clay County students to get clothing.

That’s after a Jacksonville-based nonprofit opened a clothes closet Friday at Orange Park High School.

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Clay County School Superintendent Charlie Van Zant is urging parents to monitor what their children are saying on social media.

After recent threats of violence and bombs, Van Zant posted his message to parents in a video online.

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A contentious measure on how the Clay County School Superintendent is chosen cleared a final hurdle Thursday on its way to the ballot.

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The Clay County Commission will have until Thursday to draft a resolution letting voters decide whether the district school superintendent should be elected or appointed.

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The "Dare to Think" conference is history, but not so the bad feelings some Clay County School Board members have for district Superintendent Charlie Van Zant for booking the event.

The two-day conference, which wrapped up Tuesday, was sponsored by well-known conservative Republican William Korach, publisher of the education reform magazine The Report Card.

Last week, three members of the school board voted to file an ethics complaint against Van Zant for continuing to support the conference after the board voted to have nothing to do with it.