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20 years for final defendant in beating

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The third and final defendant in the home invasion robbery and near-fatal beating of a Macclenny man in the fall of 2013 decided not to risk a possible life sentence if convicted by a jury and instead pleaded last week to the most serious of the charges against him. Read More »

City’s new fire station is on schedule

The reconstruction of Macclenny’s main fire station on U.S. 90 is progressing on schedule and is expected to meet its completion date and budget within the next six months, despite a design change of a wastewater outfall line, according to City Manager Phil Rhoden. Read More »

The wreckage left behind by near-fatal beating

With the sentencing last week of the third and final defendant involved in the savage home invasion robbery and beating of an elderly Macclenny man in the fall of 2013, it’s appropriate for us to ponder just how much we as a community lose when something like this occurs. Read More »

Letter: Trucks still park on street

Dear Editor:

Here we go again; semi truck and trailer parked in a residential area. On April 19 at 5:008 p.m. I called the Baker County Sheriff’s Office because a refrigerated semi tractor with trailer was parked in the cul-de-sac with vacant lots across from where I live. Read More »

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