Green Cove Springs

Gov. Ron DeSantis announces grant funding for Green Cove Springs in Clay County.
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Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday that Green Cove Springs will be receiving $700,000 in state infrastructure funding.

Rooftop solar panels
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The Green Cove Springs City Council voted Tuesday night to reduce the amount it reimburses rooftop solar customers for excess power.

Rooftop solar panels on top of Grayson Jones' Green Cove Springs home.
Grayson Jones

Grayson Jones grew up in Green Cove Springs.

He installed rooftop solar panels on his childhood home back in September to lower his energy costs. He officially closed on the home last week. But after a few months, he noticed his bills were actually higher. So, he gave the city a call to find out what was going on.

Clay County District Schools

Green Cove Springs Junior High Principal Jennifer Pryor Halter has been chosen by the Florida Department of Education as the state’s 2021 Principal of the Year.

Clay County Public Library System

Kids and parents in Clay County can try a new outdoor activity that blends reading and walking.

Clay County Sheriff's vehicle
Clay County Sheriff's Office

A former Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy has pleaded guilty to producing and possessing child pornography.

A small bridge crossing over a ravine that leads to the St. Johns in Green Cove Springs, trees and a gazebo in the background
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In their last planned COVID-19 update, Clay County officials announced that beginning in June, the Board of County Commissioners meetings will be held in person again. 

Outside of Green Cove Springs city hall
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The Green Cove Springs City Utility is lifting its suspensions on disconnections beginning Thursday, April 30. 

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The Clay County Board of Commissioners approved a $130 million bond project that will be used to expand lanes and alleviate traffic across multiple roads in the county.

Clay County Board of County Commissioners

Two parking spots outside of the Clay County Administration Building are now exclusively for veterans.

Land for future Green Cove Springs public works building
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 More than $60 million worth of municipal projects are coming to Green Cove Springs, as city officials expect to see commercial and population growth in the coming years.

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Last month, Green Cove Springs' historic Spring Park reopened after renovations.

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The city of Green Cove Springs is getting state money to refurbish the park that once made it famous.

After decades of disrepair, Spring Park will receive $2.6 million in improvements, including a new concessions building, a concert venue and a children’s water park.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott is touring the state this week, campaigning for his proposed tax cuts.

The latest stop on his “1 Million Miles for 1 Million Jobs” bus tour is a manufacturing plant in Green Cove Springs called Vac-Con. 

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This weekend the City of Green Cove Springs is holding its 14th annual Soul Food Festival celebrating African-American culture.

The event began as a way to connect residents to the city’s rich history, one that community leaders are trying to reawaken.

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Green Cove Springs is gearing up for one of its largest cultural celebrations, the 14th Annual Soul Food Festival.

People from as far away as Atlanta are expected to attend the weekend-long event.

But, it wasn't always the draw it is today.

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Highland dancing, athletic feats, and bagpipe bands—it’s all part of the Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival, which returns to the Clay County Fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs on Saturday.