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Drug deal leads to robbery in Baker County

MACCLENNY, Fla — What started as a drug deal on Saturday night ended in a failed robbery attempt. Baker County Sheriff’s Office reported that at approximately 11 p.m. on June 18, deputies were called to a residence in Macclenny after a distressed 911 call. >>> STREAM ACTION NEWS...
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Florida woman wins $5,000 a week for life playing Lottery scratch-off game

BAKER COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida woman got lucky playing the $5,000 a Week for Life scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced Wednesday. According to a news release from the Florida Lottery, Dominique Ryman, of Glen Saint Mary in Baker County, chose to receive her winnings in annual installments of $260,000 a year for 25 years.
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Baker County woman drops $10 on lotto, becomes multi-millionaire

– How does a $260,000 annual salary over the next 25 years sound?. A Baker County woman took that deal — and it only cost her $10 up front. The Florida Lottery says a 33-year-old Glen Saint Mary woman claimed the top prize playing its $5,000 A Week For Life scratch-off game. She chose to get those winnings in annual installments.
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17% positive COVID test rate

In the most recent state update on COVID-19 in Florida counties, though now two weeks old, showed Baker County with a whopping 17 percent positive test rate, or nearly one in five. The number of new cases has also been doubling every two weeks in the last few months. You...
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First Federal Bank donates $1K to BC veterans council

First Federal Bank’s Macclenny branch was happy to donate $1000 to the Baker County Veterans Council in honor of Memorial Day and the bank’s 60th anniversary. “The bank is donating $60,000 to local not for profits and BC Veterans was chosen,” explained the bank’s market president Jamey Hodges. He’s pictured above at right with Dan Masterson (left), treasurer of the veterans council and its president Larry Portifield, as well as Breanna Boatright, branch manager.
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Richard Clark of Macclenny

Richard Paul Clark, 72, of Macclenny, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at his home after a quick decline from end stage COPD. He was a practical joker at heart and even as he battled the disease, he never lost his wit or his need to keep pulling pranks. Rick was in public service his entire adult life.
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Two arrested for drug charges following traffic stop in Baker County

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Two 22-year-olds were arrested in Baker County after drugs were found during a traffic stop. A car was pulled over on Monday afternoon after a deputy noticed that the license plate attached to the vehicle was not assigned. After the deputy spoke to the driver, Dalton Lauramore, a K9 alerted law enforcement to drugs in the car, officials said. After searching the car, law enforcement seized 145 grams of marijuana, 23 grams of methamphetamine, multiple ecstasy pills, and drug paraphernalia.
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5-26-22 Public Notices

VICKY L. ELLIOTT, CHARLES D. BROCK, SR; and BESSIE A. BROCK;. all if living and if deceased, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees,. creditors and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them;. Defendant. _________________________/. NOTICE OF ACTION. TO: VICKY L. ELLIOTT and CHARLES D. BROCK, SR; both...
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Free meals available through next month despite summertime

Just because school’s out for summer, school meals remain available for all children in Baker County up to age 18. They began on May 31 and will continue through July 28 free of charge. Nutritious meals are available at the following campuses/locations and meal times:. • Baker County Pre-K/K....
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5-5-2022 Public Notices

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition for Formal Administration and Petition to Establish Lost Will and Testament for the Estate of Cathryn Marie Peterson has been filed and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., Attorney, whose address is 445 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063; (904) 259-3155, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of the notice and on or before the 16th day of May, 2022, and to file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relieve demanded in the Complaint or Petition.
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