It took a death in his family and a stroke two years ago to force Hance Jones to close the country store and gas station he had operated on CR 229 in a remote corner of Baker County for almost half a century.
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From Florida Forest Service:
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service is accepting applications for the Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program. Read More »
Three Baker County men were taken into custody during the last year as part of an investigation into what local and federal authorities say is likely a Mexican meth distribution ring supplying a very pure form of the drug to buyers in Northeast Florida. Read More »
Police attempted to stop the vehicle driven by Joseph J. MacQuarrie on U.S. 90 downtown this morning but he fled, leading authorities from the Baker County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office on a chase east down the interstate and into Duval County. Read More »