It was a rocky year in Baker County for non-school recreation opportunities, with largely negative developments dominating the news, most prominently the abrupt closing of the Baker Family YMCA in March, Read More »
Author Archives: Joel Addington
Oldcastle Southern Group, an Ireland-based construction conglomerate, had its sights set on mining sand in southeastern Baker County on lands previously mined by DuPont.
Those plans died in 2014. Read More »
Peyton Blodgett is a name that most people didn’t know just a few months ago.
The 8-year-old autistic boy whose grandparents live in Baker County went missing in October. His parents, who live in Gainesville, speculated he’d run off into the woods, something he’d done before. Read More »
Both the City of Macclenny and Baker County will be counting on the largess of other governmental agencies to help out with the cost of two major infrastructure improvements that were still in preliminary stages in 2014 — replacement of the city’s aging sewer lines and construction of the bypass Midpoint Parkway. Read More »