Several hundred people turned out under beautiful fall skies for the annual event at Macclenny’s Heritage Park on Saturday. Read More »
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Mark and Allison Broughton continued their efforts to raise money for food for needy Baker County families with a “Penny Wars” contest among employees (pictured above) of Mr. Broughton’s company based in Jacksonville. Read More »
Miss Baker County High School 2013 Whitney Moore competed to win entry into the Miss Florida Pageant on November 16 at the Miss Senior High Pageant in Orange Park.
A county-wide economic development initiative known as Choose Baker and touted as the path to more than 1300 new jobs and millions of dollars of growth locally kicked off last month following a year of planning and research.
The effort — led by the Baker County Chamber of Commerce, Baker County Development Commission and Choose Baker campaign director Shane Adams — is still raising capital from business and government agencies in the community, partly by presenting the details of its plan to enrich the county’s economy.
The plan entails creating a full-time position dedicated to wooing businesses to locate here and helping existing businesses expand. Beyond that, the plan calls for establishing a “new” Chamber of Commerce to serve as the hub of economic activity and tourism in Baker County. Read More »