The county commission’s first public forum of 2014 on January 7, which preceded the first regular commission meeting of the new year, focused on the need to attract new businesses to create more jobs in Baker County so that people don’t have to commute to Jacksonville to work.
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A motorist spotted by a sheriff’s investigator cutting through the parking lot of a car wash in west Macclenny to evade a traffic light was arrested the afternoon of January 8 for driving on a license with three suspensions and one revocation.
For the second time in a four-day span, a Northeast Florida State Hospital patient was named in a felony battery complaint for attacking an employee.
Ruby Pittman, 68, of Baldwin died on January 8, 2014 after an extended illness. She was born in Pinetop, FL to Melvin and Annie Farmer on November 22, 1945 and resided in Baldwin since 1961. Ms. Pittman retired as a UTRS supervisor at Northeast Florida State Hospital after 32½ years of faithful service.