Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

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Do you have something to share about your community outside Jacksonville? Send news-related tips to aroundtheregion@jacksonville.com or call (904) 359-4450.

1 BAKER

SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVES ACCREDITATION

The Baker County Sheriff's Office was awarded Law Enforcement Accreditation Status after an on-site review of its policies, procedures, management and operations by the Florida Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation. The accreditation was on Wednesday, allowing the Sheriff's Office to join 35 other county sheriff's offices that have achieved this status, including Duval, Alachua, Clay and Nassau.

2 CLAY

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SET

The Clay County Finance Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the County Commission meeting room, 477 Houston St., Green Cove Springs. For more, (904) 284-6300.

3 ATLANTIC BEACH

SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN

Atlantic Beach police will participate in the statewide "Click It or Ticket it, Day or Night Campaign" from Sunday, March 1, to Saturday, March 14. Police will be on the lookout to ensure drivers and others comply with seat belt as well as child safety seat laws. For more, (904) 247-5859.

4 CLAY

PENNEY FARMS RECOGNIZED AS HEALTHY WEIGHT COMMUNITY

The Town of Penney Farms has been recognized as the 2015 Healthy Weight Community Champion for Clay County by the Florida Department of Health for its health-related programs, including the town's comprehensive plan promoting mixed-use developments that encourage walking and biking.

5 PUTNAM

FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION FRIDAY

Farm Share Inc.-Jacksonville and St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host a free food distribution 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday at the church, 1111 Francis St., Interlachen. For more, farmshare.org.

6 NASSAU

PRISON MINISTRY CONFERENCE'S REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

Due to overwhelming interest, the registration deadline for the upcoming Prison Ministry Conference has been extended to Monday at midnight. …

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