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Homeowners in paving ‘gap’ not too happy

One resident called the county’s current plan to repave about two-thirds of Reid Stafford Road “ridiculous.” Another described it as “terrible.” Why? Because those residents — Rodney Page and Johnathan Gipson — both live on a roughly 2-mile middle section of the roughly 6-mile county roadway not slated for paving because one property owner has refused to give up the …

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Speeding driver arrested for DUI

The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a Jacksonville motorist with at least three prior convictions for drunk driving and charged him with a fourth after stopping his speeding van on SR 228 just across the Duval County line the afternoon of September 5.

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Meth arrests after stops

County deputies made several arrests for possession of meth and smoking pipes the past week following two traffic stops and a stationary vehicle check.

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$85K grant from U.S. Ag Dept. buys fire-rescue new radios

Last week the Macclenny city commission approved a budget amendment adding $85,800 in revenue to the current budget from a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant that funded the purchase of new state-of-the-art radios for use by the Macclenny Fire and Rescue Department. Pictured above is Macclenny fire-rescue chief Scott Crews inspecting the new equipment this week. Photo by …

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