Season opens with “Encore”

The BCHS Drama Department and the Baker County Community Theatre open their seasons with a virtual performance this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm on the bchsdrama.com website and Facebook. The event is free to the public and includes virtual performances from a dozen former BCHS Drama Hall of Famers.

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2020 county fair pageant winners

Crowned last weekend in the 2020 Baker County fair pageant were (front from left) Princess Hensley Mercer, Tiny Miss Shira Davis, Little Miss Rocklynn Berumen, (back from left) Teen Miss Madilynn Bedell, Queen Marah Davis and Junior Miss Lanxten Gibbons.

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Amid mural dustup, a plea for other memorial

As the community grapples over the fate of the courthouse mural, a Macclenny man is trying to bring a new memorial to Baker County honoring at least a handful of black residents who were the victims of unlawful killings as recently as Oct. 5, 1920, nearly 100 years ago.

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