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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

New Plan and Funding to Remedy Ailing Keystone Lakes Emerges

New Plan and Funding to Remedy Ailing Keystone Lakes Emerges

Every year, the shoreline to Keystone Beach on Lake Geneva seemed to move farther and farther beyond the dock. When the lakes left, so did much of the business integral to Keystone Heights’ downtown district, a prized Italian Restaurant turned into a Shell gas station and much of the district’s business space remains hollowed out, vacant.
Manufacturers Join Governor’s Campaign to Save Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida

Manufacturers Join Governor’s Campaign to Save Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida

JACKSONVILLE – In order to protect future jobs and to continue bolstering local economies through the recruitment of manufacturing, the First Coast Manufacturers Association has joined Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign to prevent the elimination of Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida by the Florida Legislature.
Growing Pains Good Problem for Clay County

Growing Pains Good Problem for Clay County

Northeast Florida is one of the fastest growing regions in the entire country. The seven counties that make up the Northeast Florida region have a combined population of 1,624,000. The City of Jacksonville is the 12th most populated city in the United States, just a few thousand people fewer than No. 11, Austin, Texas.
Clay's Career and Technical Education Program Gives Local Workforce a Competitive Advantage

Clay's Career and Technical Education Program Gives Local Workforce a Competitive Advantage

Clay County Schools Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month Students and faculty in Clay County will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. This year's theme is "Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow!" CTE Month provides CTE programs across the country to demonstrate how CTE makes students college- and career- ready and prepares whem for high-wage, high-demand career fields. Activities include: CTE teacher and student recognition, leadership and community service events, school tours and more!