Race car builder Melvin Horne of Macclenny (above at right) was credited with helping 13-year race car driver Kim Houston (left) survive a 121 mph crash on July 19 at the Green Cove Drag Way. Read More »
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The Baker County Health Department issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory today following the discovery of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) in two horses in Baker County. Read More »
County Manager C.J. Thompson received word from the county attorney last week that Oldcastle Southern Group, the company behind a sand mining plan turned away by county commissioners last July, has withdrawn from mediation proceedings that began last fall.
But the company, which hasn’t responded to a request for comment, may have abandoned altogether its effort to overturn the county’s denial, said county commissioner Adam Giddens Tuesday. He said county officials have known for some time about a potential legal hurdle for Oldcastle should the company seek to sue the county to get its project off the ground.
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The Emily Taber library’s summer children’s program series continued this week with a showcase of science experiments demonstrating how temperature, pressure and alkalinity can make matter fizz or boom, and how other experiments to try at home with parents can be found in books from the library or the Internet. Read More »