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LPA recommends approval for sand mining

The Land Planning Agency voted 3-1 the evening of June 27 to recommend approval for Oldcastle Southern Group’s special exception application for mining course sand from southeastern Baker County.

The recommendation goes to the Baker County Commission, which will consider the application on July 16.

The LPA also approved rezoning and an exemption to the county’s height limitation for a zip line park on S. SR 121 across from the state hospital.

See next week’s edition for complete coverage.

Foreclosure on ex-dairy, sale of 168 acres set for July 22

A 168-acre tract west of Glen St. Mary that was Baker County’s last operating dairy farm until a year ago goes on the auction block next month.

A final judgement for foreclosure was entered in May against D&D Dairy Inc. and the judge set a sale date for 11 am on July 22. The plaintiffs in the foreclosure action are Thomas J. (Tom) Adams of Glen and the trust of his late wife Bobbie R. Adams.

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