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Samaritans aided in return of dogs following I-10 wreck


Mrs. Long at home with Zeus at her feet.

Mrs. Long recovering at home with Zeus at her feet.

A Georgia woman who experienced a tumultuous Thanksgiving visit to Jacksonville due to an accident on the interstate in Baker County — in which her two dogs were ejected and went missing for days — is now back home in Lawrenceville recuperating with both pups. Read More »

Looking back: December headlines from 75, 25 years ago

Here’s a glance back at what Baker Countians were reading 75 and 25 years ago this month. The snippets are pulled from our archives:

December, 1939-75 years ago

– A circuit judge in Gainesville ruled that the Town of Macclenny was without authority holding W.C. Gilbert in custody for operating an automobile within the town limits without a municipal driver’s license. Read More »

Wins patriotic basket

This gift basket festooned with patriotic items was raffled off by the Baker Women’s Political Network at the annual Christmas Festival downtown and won by Greg Lewis of Macclenny (left), who in turn gave it to an acquaintance. Read More »

Hubbard House gets beard contest funds

Deputy Jeremiah Combs

Deputy Jeremiah Combs

Sgt. Bill Starling

Sgt. Bill Starling

Sheriff Dobson presents check to Christian Joelle.

Sheriff Dobson presents check to Christian Joelle.

The sheriff’s office raised $1555 in its annual beard growing contest to benefit the battered women’s shelter Hubbard House. Read More »

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