Clay County

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Clay County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the origins of an overgrown and cobwebbed-filled semi-trailer converted into a storage shed that contained two shelves of old explosives and a WWII-era rocket launcher.

The Office of Governor Rick Scott

Kentucky-based R.J. Corman Railroad Group is locating the regional headquarters of it's newly formed subsidiary, R.J. Corman Signaling, in Clay County.

Mary Justino Clay County Sheriffs Office PIO

Multiple pieces of  historic importance from NASA are slowly moving through Clay County.  

The transport started at 9:00 AM today and will take hours to complete.  The Clay County Sheriffs Office will be escorting various shuttle pieces from NASA and would like to let drivers know to expect delays along the transport route.

Clay County Sheriff's Office

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Unit continues its investigation into a rash of financial fraud cases that involve possible “skimming” devices used by thieves to steal victims' credit card information without actually stealing the cards.

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying three men photographed using fictitious credit cards created with stolen credit card information to buy cartons of cigarettes, gift cards, gas and other items at various locations.    

Clay County Under A State Of Emergency

May 4, 2013

Clay County remains under a declared Local State of Emergency as a result of continued flooding of homes and roadways in the county. This information comes directly from Clay County Emergency Management Officials:

Damage Assessment:

Damage assessment teams will conduct assessments of homes in affected areas beginning Monday morning. Residents are encouraged to contact the Emergency Management Office (904) 284-7703, to ensure their damage is included in the complete assessment report following this event.

Shelter:

Kevin Meerschaert

Clay County's new emergency care center at the corner of U.S. 17 and Village Square Parkway in Fleming Island opens Wednesday, and will provide emergency care for the county's residents.

The center will operate 24 hours a day, provide all types of emergency care. It includes 16 treatment rooms, a separate waiting room for children, and child specific medical equipment and imaging capabilities.

There is also a LifeFlight helipad, and an on-site ambulance.  

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission

At least five vessels are scheduled to be removed from the St. Johns River on Friday as part of an ongoing effort to remove derelict boats from the waterway.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit has organized a task force to deal with the problem of abandoned vessels in the St. Johns. The task force includes the Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

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