Last week Baker County schools celebrated literacy week with many activities, games and lessons to reinforce the importance of reading and do it in a fun way, said Naomi Anderson, reading coach at Westside Elementary. Read More »
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Eighth grader Ziyus Belford breezed through the county spelling bee the morning of February 2, winning with the word “maximum” in the fifth round with two other spellers remaining. Read More »
In the world of economic development, all jobs are not created equal.
Brian Teeple, director of the Northeast Florida Regional Council, spoke to a few dozen Chamber of Commerce members the afternoon of February 2 about economic development and the differing impact that adding higher wage jobs to a community can have compared to lower wage jobs. Read More »
It's a rainy day outside, so stay dry with sports editor Jon Shumake and managing editor Joel Addington as they break down the biggest news in the latest edition of The Baker County Press. Episode 10, which was recorded on February 4, 2016, features discussions about the spelling bee, school district and union negotiations, the results of the latest poll, the Wildcat basketball team's win over Orange Park and much more.