Tag Archives: Clay County

Autopsy Results Show Student Athlete Died of Heat Stroke

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 2:10 pm

Recently released autopsy results show that 14-year-old William Shogran died of an accidental heat stroke during a preseason football practice with the Sebastian River High School team this summer.

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Clay County Mother Files Complaint Over Dress Code Violation Punishment

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 5:21 pm

A Clay County mother has filed a complaint with FERPA after her daughter was told to wear a pair of red pants and a bright yellow T-shirt with the words “Dress Code Violation” visibly printed on both. The punishment came after an Oakleaf High School teacher said the student’s skirt was too short.

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Clay County Improves Attendance, Discipline with Classroom Technology

By on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 10:28 am

Clay County School District recently implemented iPad technology into its curriculum as part of a district-wide initiative to improve attendance and behavior.

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Clay County Hires Lawyer to Rewrite Unconstitutional Adult Entertainment Ordinance

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Clay County officials have hired a First Amendment lawyer to rewrite what they call an unconstitutional ordinance concerning adult entertainment businesses. The proposed ordinance would apply only to the county’s unincorporated areas, which make up over half the county.

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Clay County Schools Reassessing Suicide Prevention Resources

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.

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Middleburg Residents Voice Concern Over Proposed Sports Complex

By on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 6:44 pm

Clay County residents are concerned about the lack of transparency in plans for a multi-million dollar sports complex.

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Clay County Warns Residents About Jury Duty Phone Scam

By on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 10:55 am

The scam involves innocent residents receiving phone calls saying they have missed jury duty and are being fined large sums of money.

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Clay County School Board Members To Investigate Superintendent’s Conference

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 7:09 pm

Investigation will soon be underway to determine whether Republican Clay County Superintendent Charlie Van Zant Jr. used taxpayer money to sponsor an American history conference without school board approval.

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Why Are All Those Scarecrows In Keystone Heights?

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Keystone Heights is holding a “Scarecrow Strut” contest: businesses, schools and nonprofits can build scarecrows to compete and be judged in various categories.

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Inside The Controversy Over Florida’s Potential Removal Of Red-Light Cameras

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:59 am

(Photo credit: Yousuf.Fahimuddin/Flickr)
A new senate bill, SB 144, filed on Sept. 4 by Transportation Committee Chairman Jeff Brandes seeks to end red-light camera infractions. North Florida law enforcement officials are concerned about the dangers if the cameras removed.

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