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  1. Middleburg's Cody Carroll scorches the St. Johns Golf Club course with a 63 to win conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | St. Augustine Record

    Bartram Trail High School's Hunter Layne hits the ball toward the green on the 18th hole of the St. Johns Golf Club on Tuesday during the St. Johns River Athletic Conference boys golf tournament. After shattering the tournament record with a 63, Middleburg's Cody Carroll couldn't help but think about the three putts that lipped out.

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  2. Suspect in Clay County tied to suspect in St. JohnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office are continuing their investigation into Tuesday's armed robbery of the Advance Auto Parts store on U.S. 1 and looking into the possibility that a suspect arrested in connection with a similar robbery in Clay County may be responsible. Rickey Carlton Barker Jr. was arrested in Jacksonville on Wednesday and is being held on a no-bond warrant in connection with an armed robbery of an Advance Auto Parts store in Orange Park on Sunday, according to a Facebook post from the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. St. Johns County Commission nixes discussion on slot machine referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    The St. Johns County Commission on Tuesday unanimously decided to withdraw from its agenda a discussion on a proposed ordinance for a referendum to determine whether slot machine gaming would be allowed in the county. County attorney Patrick McCormack advised commissioners if they were to pull the item from the agenda, it would not come up before the board again in 2016, and, thus, not be included on November's general election ballot for consideration.

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  4. St. Johns County Commission nixes slot machine referendum discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    The St. Johns County Commission on Tuesday unanimously decided to withdraw from its agenda a discussion on a proposed ordinance for a referendum to determine whether slot machine gaming would be allowed in the county. County attorney Patrick McCormack advised commissioners if they were to pull the item from the agenda, it would not come up before the board again in 2016, and, thus, not be included on November's general election ballot for consideration.

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  5. County commission nixes slot machine referendum discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    The Best Bet poker room on Monument Road in Jacksonville is one of two area facilities operated by the company. The company had plans to build a licensed pari-mutuel facility on the northeast corner of Interstate 95 and State Road 207 in St. Johns County.

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  6. St. Johns County commissioners to consider slot machine referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    St. Johns County commissioners on Tuesday will discuss a proposed ordinance calling for a referendum to determine whether slot machine gaming would be allowed in the county. The licensed pari-mutuel facility would be built on the northeast corner of Interstate 95 and State Road 207.

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  7. Law & Order: Teenager shot in front of Fruit Cove homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    A 17-year-old male sustained minor injuries from what authorities are calling an accidental shooting Wednesday night in front of a Fruit Cove home, according to a release from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office. The shooting took place at about 11:15 p.m. outside a home in the 1300 block of Lemonwood Road.

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  8. Sheriff's Office: Teen injured in accidental shooting Wednesday in Fruit CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    A 17-year-old male sustained minor injuries from what authorities are calling an accidental shooting Wednesday night in front of a Fruit Cove home, according to a release from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office. The shooting took place at about 11:15 p.m. outside a home in the 1300 block of Lemonwood Road.

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  9. New Northeast Florida trauma center refuels fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    In another chapter in a long-running battle, a major Jacksonville hospital is challenging a decision by the Florida Department of Health to allow a rival hospital in Orange Park to open a trauma center. The challenge, filed by UF Health Jacksonville, was sent Wednesday to the state Division of Administrative Hearings, according to documents posted online.

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  10. Law & Order: Motorcyclist injured after hitting deerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    A motorcyclist was airlifted to Orange Park Medical Center on Wednesday morning after colliding with a deer, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue. Crews responded to the crash site on State Road 206 West between U.S. 1 and the Crescent Beach bridge.

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  11. Local business briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    The Bailey Group's Health Promotions department of Tim Olson, Bailey Mullin, Jaime Sanders and Hanna Chester received the award for one of the Healthiest Companies. The Bailey Group recently earned the Gold-Level Award for 2016's Healthiest Companies presented by the First Coast Worksite Wellness Council and the Mayor's Council on Fitness & Well-Being.

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  12. Council member proposes November referendum on slot machines in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    Legislation has been filed with the Jacksonville City Council to put a referendum on the November ballot on whether to authorize slot machines at Bestbet's facility in Arlington. The bill was filed Wednesday by Councilman Aaron Bowman and will likely be introduced at the May 24 council meeting, meaning it could be up for final approval as early as June 28. Susie Wiles, who represents Bestbet on the issue, said the referendum would be the first step toward adding slots to its existing facility on Monument Road that is the state's largest poker room and also simulcasts greyhound racing.

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  13. St. Johns County trauma patients can now be sent to Orange Park Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    Orange Park Medical Center began receiving trauma patients as a provisional status Level II trauma center at the beginning of May. That makes the 297-bed hospital in Clay County the second trauma center serving the Northeast Florida region of Clay, Duval, Nassau, Baker and St. Johns counties. David Goldberg, spokesman for Orange Park Medical Center, told The Record on Wednesday that achieving the provisional status from the Florida Department of Health was the culmination of a six-month process.

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  14. Victim stabbed off State Road 16Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    What deputies are calling a domestic-related stabbing has sent one victim to the hospital in St. Johns County with life-threatening injuries Monday night. The stabbing took place around 7:30 p.m. off State Road 16 just north-northwest of International Golf Parkway, according to Chuck Mulligan with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Education notebook: St. Johns County's School-Related Employee of the Year namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    Rick Testasecca, a paraprofessional at St. Johns Technical High School, has been named the St. Johns County School District's 2015-16 School-Related Employee of the Year. Superintendent Joe Joyner announced his selection during a reception at the World Golf Hall of Fame Museum on March 17. Testasecca was selected from 41 nominees for his job performance, dedication, interpersonal skills, leadership ability, training and contributions to his school and community.

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  16. Police: 1 wounded, 1 dead in workplace shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    James Cameau, 34, then turned the gun on himself, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office. He did not survive the gunshot.

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  17. Middleburg man jailed in apparent road-rage attack against Marine Corps lieutenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    A 21-year-old man is in jail after he stabbed a U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant Sunday night in an apparent road-rage incident at a CVS outside Jacksonville, according to police. Tyler Lee Ennis, of Middleburg, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, according to the Orange Park Police Department.

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  18. Most of psychologist report on Orange Park man accused of terrorism released to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    About 90 percent of a psychologist's report that led to an Orange Park man accused of terrorism to be declared incompetent for trial was released to the public Monday afternoon after media objected to efforts to seal it. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Klindt ordered the nine-page report on 20-year-old Joshua Ryne Goldberg released but redacted some medical and private personal information at the request of attorneys for both sides.

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  19. FCTC instructor accused of selling heroin to undercover copRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    A Clay County Fire Rescue officer and instructor at First Coast Technical College was arrested Sunday in Green Cove Springs after selling heroin to an undercover investigator 10 days earlier, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office. James Will Padgett, of Orange Park, was arrested just after 7 p.m. during a traffic stop, according to an arrest report from the Sheriff's Office.

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  20. SJR State to host 'College Goal Sunday' Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    St. Johns River State College has been chosen as a host for "College Goal Sunday," an annual national event providing free information and assistance to families applying for college financial aid. "Finances should not be a barrier to attending college," Daniel Barkowitz, dean of enrollment management at SJR State, said.

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