Thomas A. Roy, 74, of Jacksonville died peacefully on Saturday, September 7, 2013 after a long illness. He was born August 9, 1939 to the late John and Margaret Kronenberger Roy. He became a resident of Jacksonville after moving from New York in 1978. He enjoyed watching western movies and in his younger years loved country line dancing. He is predeceased by his sister Margaret Potts and brother Eugene Roy.
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James Bennett of Macclenny was recently presented with the Leader of the Year Award by Greg Evans, District Two secretary for the Florida Department of Transportation headquartered in Lake City.
In early April when School Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson announced she suspended varsity football coach Ryan Sulkowski for ten days without pay during spring break for improper use of a school credit card, both she and the coach insisted he voluntarily informed the BCHS bookkeeper of the errant charges before the February VISA bill was received.
That version of events conflicts with statements contained in documents recently obtained by The Press concerning the investigation into the coach’s use of the card to purchase liquor at Whitey’s Fish Camp near Fleming Island the evening of February 13.
The large umbrella-shaped Chinese chestnut tree on the Glen St. Mary Nursery property has seen many a wedding take place under its leafy branches. Sadly, the tree has stood for nearly a century without a mate of its own.