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TV pilot filmed here for series on military artifacts

Local historian and military artifacts collector Dicky Ferry is teaming up with a west coast counterpart to pitch a new slant on reality TV shows, this one a look into the world of collecting and transforming it into a method of teaching key chapters of American history. Read More »

Halloween dry-runs: Ghosts in the Oaks, Trunk or Treat

One of the many spooky signs that dotted Heritage Park.

One of the many spooky signs that dotted Heritage Park.

Costume-clad children and their families had plenty of opportunity for pre-Halloween practice last weekend with the second annual Ghost in the Oaks activities at Heritage Park off Lowder Street Friday and Saturday nights and a first-time Trunk or Treat at the courthouse complex Saturday afternoon. Read More »

First night at Haunted Jail

The historic Haunted Jail will be open again the evenings of October 30 and, appropriately, on Halloween night October 31. Read More »

Looking back: Edwin G. Fraser runs for state comptroller, ribs 15 cents a pound

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:

October, 1939-75 years ago

- D.W. Finley, a former Baker County tax collector, was named by Governor Fred Cone to another four-year term as Florida’s Motor Vehicle Commissioner. As such, he is also ex-officio officer of the newly created Highway Patrol. Read More »

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