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Washington Oaks State Park: Florida’s ‘rocky’ coast

Washington Oaks State Park and botanical garden is one of those places you can drive by every day for years without ever knowing of the absolute treasure tucked away just out of sight from the busy road. Do yourself a favor and visit. You’ll be surprised that such a unique marine environment is so accessible to northern Floridians. Located just …

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She saves up candy for Halloween

Sue End of Macclenny really loves Halloween, and she’s delighted it will be a one-night affair this year. Last fall, when Halloween fell on a Sunday, the Baker County Commission asked that trick or treaters venture out on Saturday instead, so that trick or treating coincided with the other Halloween-themed events in the community, some at local churches. Commissioners designated …

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Halloween happenings this weekend, Oct. 31

Fall Into Family Fun Trunk or Treat at the YMCA, Saturday, October 29 from 11 am - 1 pm at 98 W. Lowder St. Kids can wear costumes and trick or treat at participating cars in the parking lot. There will be a chili cook-off, games, costume contest and more. Trick or Treat on Main Street, October 29 from 1-3 …

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Fair’s 2011 Star Search winners

The county fair closed last weekend with the finale of the Star Search contest and a dance under the pavilion the evening of October 8. Pictured are the winners and runners up of the Star Search contest (from left to right) Alexander Pellum, runner up in the adult division, Nolan Quintello, winner in the junior division, Sondra Hunt, winner in …

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