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Nancy Magruder, 71, of Live Oak dies

Nancy Ann Magruder, 71, of Live Oak, FL died June 3, 2012. She was born in Jacksonville on December 26, 1940 and raised by the late Taft Dubberly and Estelle May Dubberly. She was a resident of Live Oak after moving from Jacksonville and was a founding member of Four Square Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

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Doyle Sapp, 83, funeral Tuesday

Doyle E. Sapp, 83, of Sanderson, died Saturday, June 2, 2012. A life long resident of Sanderson, he was the son of the late Walter D. and Sarah Norman Sapp. He loved riding horses, hunting quail, fishing and raising cows and corn. He was known for his ability to grow the best looking corn field on CR 229 South. He enjoyed attending Faith Baptist Church and loved gospel singing.

Mr. Sapp was a glass fabricator for 25 years and retired from Northeast Florida State Hospital after 10 years of service. Going to Hardees to enjoy a sausage and egg biscuit became a weekday ritual for him and his friends after retirement. He loved spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.

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Bryan Warwick, 26, of Jacksonville

Bryan Edward Warwick, 26, of Jacksonville died May 31, 2012 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. He was born in Jacksonville on January 7, 1986 to Bryan Edward Jackson and Angela Michelle Warwick Jackson. Bryan attended Little Calvary Church in Jacksonville as a child and he was known for his great sense of humor. He enjoyed fishing and most of all spending time with his family and son. He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather David Jackson, maternal grandfather Fred Warwick, several uncles and aunts and a cousin.

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Neighbors irked by Walmart DC, Who knew?

Whether a medical waste incinerator is located east of Macclenny or not will turn on many variables that are yet to be sorted out.

Maybe it’s safe; maybe it’s not. With all the regulatory agencies that have to pass muster on projects like these, and the fact that environmental regulation is the “new religion” of the 21st Century, it’s feasible the project would pose little threat to the surroundings if approved.

The parade of public hearings attached to a project like this is there for a reason. The public needs to be heard, as do the people who want to locate it here with the promise of “clean” industry and much-needed jobs.

What puzzled yours truly in the discussion so far was that people who live around Enterprise East at Trailridge are upset at the nearby Walmart Distribution Center.

Who knew?

Walmart DC has been here a decade, and unless yours truly is misinformed, it has been a resounding asset to Baker County. The jobs pay well, the operation is pollution-free, it’s been a boon to our tax base and from day one the management over there has been the most community conscious of any organization, private or public, in the county. Ever.

What am I missing here?

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