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Inmate payment rates still unsettled

What began as a sparring match is becoming a slugfest between the Baker County Commission and Baker Correctional Development Corporation, or BCDC, in an ongoing dispute over rising costs to house local inmates in the county jail.  Read More »

Investor: County on the hook?

Next week may also be when county commissioners publicly react to a short conference call on September 24 between BCDC finance manager Jeffrey Cox, Sheriff Joey Dobson and representatives of bond investors who financed construction and startup of the facility beginning in 2008.  Read More »

Both drivers hurt in collision

Two drivers sustained what the Florida Highway Patrol described as “non-incapacitating” injuries when a 2000 Ford F-150 pickup truck turned into oncoming traffic on SR 121 South and hit a 2008 Toyota Scion head on.  Read More »

County may suspend fees

Baker County’s impact fees on new housing and commercial developments have been waived every year for the past five years in an effort to entice contractors and developers to start building again in the county.  Read More »

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