Last year Baker County got its first organic food store when Smart Market opened in Macclenny selling largely discounted products from wholesalers. Now the market has a new partnership that is expanding its selection and helping health conscious shoppers save on their grocery bills.
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Crime in Baker County ticked up last year by nearly 30 percent despite efforts by the sheriff’s office to curtail the increase.
The lure of easy money to house illegal aliens detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE, led to the creation of nonprofit corporations that sold revenue bonds to build new jails and sheriff’s administration offices in Glades County and later in Baker County.
A Jacksonville man who violated probation for his role in the theft of three air conditioners from a church was sentenced in circuit court on April 22 to two years in prison.