Baker County’s third graders and eighth graders out-performed the state as a whole on recent FCAT 2.0 testing, the final administration of the test before a new assessment is rolled out next year. Read More »
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The jobless rate in Baker County hit its lowest level since early 2008 last month, falling from 5.6 percent in March to 4.8 percent in April, according to a preliminary employment report from the state released in mid-May. Read More »
A convicted felon from Glen St. Mary was sentenced to an 18-month prison term on May 20 after admitting he violated several provisions of his probation sentence for having and firing a gun and felony driving with a suspended license.
An updated local housing assistance plan was approved by the Baker County Commission last week to meet a May 23 deadline to secure $350,000 in state funds to build modest houses or repair existing dwellings for low income, elderly and disabled clients.