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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

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!
Encouraging Local Businesses to Grow in Place is KEY to Economic Development

Encouraging Local Businesses to Grow in Place is KEY to Economic Development

Clay County, Florida is home to tremendous business assets. Clay features strong defense and aviation, manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences, logistics, information technology, and business support sectors. Clay Economic Development Corporation seeks to retain and strengthen existing businesses by working to eliminate growth obstacles.