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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

Clay Supports Manufacturing Sector with Workforce Initiative

A partnership between St. Johns River State College, Clay Economic Development Corporation, Clay School District Career and Technical Education, and local manufacturing sector business partners is working to create a Production Technician Certificate to give workers an entry point into the field.
Clay Branding Study - Proposed New County Logo and a New County Seal

Clay Branding Study - Proposed New County Logo and a New County Seal

After a year of talk and expectation, county commissioners have given the order to finalize a new logo and branding scheme for the county they hope will spur intrigue, tourism and economic growth countywide. Here are the drafts of a proposed new county logo and a new county seal. Will Ketchum of Burdette-Ketchum, which created the brand, suggested the new county seal would also differentiate Clay County, Florida from the other 17 counties named Clay throughout the U.S.
Moves From the Snow Belt to the Sun Belt are Back Up to Pre-recession Levels

Moves From the Snow Belt to the Sun Belt are Back Up to Pre-recession Levels

Almost 600,000 Americans moved from the Midwest and Northeast to the Sun Belt states last year, the most since 2005, according to Brookings Institution demographer William Frey. Migration is boosting growth along Southeast and Western coasts as well as Nevada and Arizona, reflecting a healthier national economy that has made it easier to re-locate.