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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

Marine Corps and Boeing Resurrect F/A-18 Fighters

As the Navy and Marine Corps face dire readiness challenges in their tactical aviation fleets, Boeing is stepping up to add capabilities and longevity to older F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets. The C+ work is being performed at Boeing’s Cecil Field facilities in Jacksonville, Florida. During an exclusive tour of the facilities, Maxwell showed National Defense the first reconstituted aircraft from the boneyard.

A Bright Future Lies Ahead for a Middleburg High School Student Participating in a Career and Technical Education Program

Former Middleburg High School student, Lindsey Estevez successfully earned a job at Clay County Utility Authority after completing an internship facilitated by Clay County Schools’ Career and Technical Education programs.

Florida Contractors Want to Hire but Have Found a Tight Labor Market. Clay's Vocational Training Eases Shortfall

In recent years, NEFBA has partnered with several schools across the region, mainly in Clay County since their school system has not cut vocational training as deeply as in Duval. The program has 16 instructors and teaches across four construction disciplines: carpentry, electrical, HVAC and plumbing.
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.