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Solicited a sex act

A retired Baker County teacher was named in a criminal complaint on September 3 for allegedly soliciting a sex act from a Macclenny area woman who had earlier been wired by a sheriff’s investigator.
Clayton Eugene Smith Jr., 67, admitted to the allegation in a subsequent interview at county jail, according to the report by Investigator Matt Yarborough. He was then released for medical reasons. Read More »

Dispositions from September 3 date

The following dispositions were ordered by Judge Joey Williams during regular county court session on September 3:
• Barry Brown, marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession; 18 days in jail, 12-month probation.
• Deondra Colbert, expired driver’s license (in excess of six months); failed to appear, warrant issued.
• Sara Beth Corder, driving on a suspended license; court costs. Read More »

Medical pot is Chamber topic

Baker County Chamber of Commerce members are invited to a “Lunch and Learn” program on Tuesday, September 16 at noon.
The topic will be “What is Florida Facing?” with potential legalization of medical marijuana, and the speaker will be Dr. Jessica Spencer.
The event is at the Commerce Center in downtown Macclenny. RSVP at 259-6433 or email to bblackshear@bakerchamberfl.com
Non-chamber members are invited also and there is a $5 charge for them.

Help for youth emotional woes

Parents, teachers, or anyone else worried about children with emotional and behavioral disabilities in Baker County have a new place to turn to for help, including counseling and, if necessary, residential treatment programs.
Camelot Community Care Inc., a non-profit child welfare and behavioral health organization based in Ocala, recently added Baker County to its service area, a corporate representative announced at a Healthy Baker Inc. luncheon meeting Monday. Read More »

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