Monthly Archives: July 2013
The Baker Correctional Development Corporation continues to be a focus of concern among county commissioners, who most recently have questioned the BCDC board’s makeup and the origin and purpose of a $800,000 annual management fee that has never been fully paid to help fund the county jail.
The related issues arose during a county commission meeting on the evening of July 2 when Macclenny resident Sharon Padgett asked why no commissioner was presently serving on the not-for-profit BCDC board of directors and why an $800,000 fee that was part of the original agreement with the county in 2006 has been cut to $250,000.
A lock was removed on a storage shed at a residence southwest of Macclenny between July 5-7 and equipment valued at $750 taken.
The theft was reported by Christy Proctor, daughter of victim Connie Hollingsworth who was away at the time. The daughter told Deputy
A Macclenny woman was arrested the afternoon of July 2 for taking a dip in the YMCA swimming pool — after scaling the locked perimeter fence.
Deputy John Minkel responded to a report about 2 pm of a female walking on the pavement on Lowder St. with a can of beer in her hand, and soon discovered that Christina Knox, 29, was in the pool and her clothing matched the description given by the dispatcher.