A Glen St. Mary man was killed crossing U.S. 17 on foot in Palatka early Saturday morning. Read More »
Daily Archives: May 17, 2014
AVISO DE ELECCIONES GENERALES
Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notifico que se llevarán a cabo ELECCIONES GENERALES en el Condado de BAKER, Estado de la Florida, el día CUATRO de NOVIEMBRE de 2014 d. C., para determinar la ocupación o la retención de los siguientes cargos:
Representante ante el Congreso: distrito 4
Gabinete de la Florida – Gobernador
Gabinete de la Florida – Vicegobernador
Gabinete de la Florida – Procurador General
Gabinete de la Florida – Funcionario Principal de Finanzas
Gabinete de la Florida – Comisionado de Agricultura
Representante Estatal: distrito 10
Tribunal de Apelaciones del 1.er Distrito: retención de 6 jueces
Juez del Circuito, 8.º Circuito Judicial: grupos 1, 7, 11 y 13
Junta Escolar: distritos 2, 3 y 4
Comisionado del Condado: distritos 2 y 4
Distrito de Conservación de Tierra y Agua de Baker: grupos 2, 4 y 5
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in BAKER County, State of Florida, on the FOURTH day of NOVEMBER, 2014, A.D., to fill or retain the following offices:
Representative in Congress: District 4
Florida Cabinet – Governor
Florida Cabinet – Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet – Attorney General
Florida Cabinet – Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet – Commissioner of Agriculture
State Representative: District 10
First District Court of Appeal: Retention of Six Judges
Circuit Judge, Eighth Judicial Circuit: Groups 1, 7, 11 and 13
School Board: District 2, 3 and 4
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Baker Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 4 and 5
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Mike Anderson- Press staff
It’s not every day that the Macclenny City Commission gives official recognition to a hero, much less two in one night.
A teenage boy and a city firefighter both received awards during the monthly commission meeting on April 8 for life-saving actions in separate incidents in the city recently.
Dalton Alexander, 15, was credited with saving his grandmother’s life and possibly the lives of his parents and his 13-year-old sister in a house fire at 230 W. Michigan Ave. on the morning of March 23.
Fire Chief Buddy Dugger said the boy displayed “heroic actions” after he heard a noise coming from his grandmother’s room a few minutes after 7 am and went to see if she was alright. Read More »
Camp Tracey, a former church-run home and counseling center for troubled adolescents in the Cuyler area north of Glen St. Mary, will not be allowed to reopen as a residential treatment facility to help adult men kick their alcohol, drug and other addictions.
County commissioners unanimously killed the proposal after listening to more than a dozen people speak for and against it during a crowded public hearing that lasted more than 90 minutes the evening of April 15 at the county administration building in Macclenny.
“This is in my district and I consider this spot zoning in a largely residential area,” said Commissioner Adam Giddens. “It’s not compatible with the (county’s) comprehensive plan.” Read More »