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$1 million gift for Olustee museum

A foundation founded by a Civil War buff and trucking company owner has ponied up $1 million for a new museum at Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park. Read More »

‘Battle’ brews on Olustee memorial


Two of the three existing Confederate monuments near the site of a proposed Union monument at Olustee Battle Historic State Park. The nearest Union monument marks a mass grave, but is located outside the park’s boundaries.

As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Olustee nears, another fight is brewing over a proposed monument to Union soldiers who lost their lives and ultimately the five-hour battle in west Baker County in 1864.

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One year, probation for death of todder

Court-FerdonA Sanderson woman who was at the wheel of a car that struck and killed an 18-month-old child in late January, 2012 was sentenced last week to a year in jail, followed by five years on probation.

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