# Fleming island
Restaurant Inspections: Clay County restaurants cited for violations during March inspections
State inspections were held in early March at restaurants in Clay County and these eateries received multiple violations. Here is a list of some the restaurants inspected and the violations found:
Fleming Island Elementary school earns Purple Star School of Distinction, public invited to ceremony
The Florida Department of Education designated Fleming Island Elementary School as a Purple Star School of Distinction—a distinction given to schools that recognize and support the needs of military families.
Clay County schools reach decisions on more parent-challenged library books
Five library books challenged by parents in the Clay County District School system have been reviewed by school faculty, Superintendent David Broskie and a council of parents to determine their fate in school libraries.
Baptist Medical Center Clay welcomes first patient, newborn baby
Baptist Medical Center Clay in Fleming Island.Photo byBaptist Medical Center Clay Facebook. The new Baptist Medical Center Clay in Fleming Island officially opened its doors to the public Thursday, Dec. 22, welcoming its first patient and newborn baby.
‘Inappropriate material in libraries’ still a topic of discussion at Clay County school board meeting
The Thursday night Clay County school board meeting took on a familiar tone when the ongoing debate over parental rights to challenge library books was again brought up during the time set aside for public comments.
Free event celebrates opening of new Baptist Clay Medical Campus with food trucks, giveaways, tours
The Baptist Clay Medical Campus in Fleming Island is hosting an event where guests can tour the new facility, get food from local vendors and win giveaways. The event previews the grand opening of the new hospital set for mid-December, a Baptist spokesperson said. Guests and Clay County residents can attend for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1747 Baptist Clay Drive in Fleming Island.
Season recap: Fleming Island Golden Eagles finish with 5-4 record despite talented roster
The Fleming Island Golden Eagles finished the 2022 season with a 5-4 record and missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. Despite having the most talented roster in the county, with 18 players making the Clay County Coaches All County Football Teams, Fleming Island finished in last place in 4S District 3, going 0-4. Outside of their district play, Fleming Island went undefeated.
Clay County District Schools hiring on the spot at job fair Nov. 29
Clay County District Schools is hosting an in-person job fair Tuesday, Nov. 29 for instructional and support positions within the district. The event will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Teacher Training Center at Fleming Island High School, 2233 Village Square Parkway.
St. Johns River, Doctors Lake water levels higher than expected due to Tropical Storm Nicole
Flooding seen at Lakeshore on Fleming Island.Clay County Government. Water levels are rising along the St. Johns River and Doctors Lake in Clay County and they are higher than during Hurricane Ian, County Communications Director Laura Christmas said.
2 men arrested for placing fraudulent gift cards on Fleming Island Walmart shelves, deputies say
Two men from Largo, Florida, were arrested in Fleming Island on Halloween Day in an attempt to defraud the Walmart on County Road 220. According to the arrest report, Clay County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at approximately 12:54 p.m. to the Walmart, 1505 County Road 220, and a Walmart employee told them the two men placed fraudulent gift cards on the store shelves.
Motorist Alert: 2 new road projects, closures announced in Fleming Island
A new Clay County road project in Fleming Island begins Monday, Nov. 7 as crews replace the stormwater underdrain on Live Oak Lane between the addresses 906 and 892. The project will include single-lane closures for the duration of the work and flaggers will be present.
Clay County school board bids farewell to 2 board members, accepts grant for Clay County Education Foundation
School board members Tina Bullock and Janice Kerekes given farewells from Superintendent Broskie, board colleagues.Clay County District Schools. The Clay County school board was granted $15,000 toward the Clay County Education Foundation before saying their farewells to school board members Janice Kerekes and Tina Bullock during Thursday night’s school board meeting.
Fleming Island woman arrested for resisting officers, battery on senior, deputies say
A Fleming Island woman was arrested Sunday on charges of resisting officers and battery on a person 65 years old or older, deputies say. A Fleming Island woman faces charges of resisting arrest and battery on a person 65-years or older, deputies said.Getty Images.
Red carpet event celebrates Pura Vida Spa’s grand opening of second location
Pura Vida Medspa will celebrate the opening of its second location with a Glitz and Glam red carpet event Nov. 5 open to the public.Pura Vida Body and Mind Spa. Pura Vida Body and Mind Spa is celebrating its second location grand opening with a free “Glitz and Glam” red carpet event open to the public.
Hurricane Ian: Power outages in Clay County
Power outages in Clay County had dropped to 73 homes on Friday afternoon, according to the Clay Electric outage map. Most of those outages about 12:30 p.m. were in the southern part of the county.
Things to do in Clay County: Upcoming events include rodeo, concerts
Check out some of the events happening at Clay County venues between now and the end of October. Diamond Rio performs at the Thrasher-Horne Center on Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Diamond Rio became the first country music group to reach number one with a debut single. Their latest release, I Made It is from their tenth studio album.
2 men arrested for trafficking kilo-sized portions of fentanyl, deputies say
Two Clay County men were arrested Sunday for trafficking 2,000 grams of fentanyl, according to an arrest report. They are being held in the Clay County jail on bonds of $17 million and $10 million.
Restaurant inspection: Fleming Island frozen yogurt shop receives fine for ‘vermin activity’
A Fleming Island frozen yogurt shop was assessed a $1,400 fine last month by state restaurant inspectors for violations that included “vermin activity,” according to an email from the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, which conducts restaurant inspections.
Drive-thru lane chaos: Fleming Island woman charged with battery on firefighter/EMT
Lindsay Harwell Turner, 36, of Fleming Island was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with battery on a firefighter/EMT after crashing her vehicle in the drive-thru lane of a Chick-fil-A, a Clay County sheriff’s report says.
Restaurant inspections: Orange Park, Fleming Island eateries cited for violations
State inspectors found violations during July restaurant inspections.(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) A Fleming Island restaurant topped the list for violations found during restaurant inspections in the past 30 days, state inspection records show.