Tag: Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys

Danny McAuliffeNovember 29, 2018

The Florida Cabinet will be asked to approve the transfer of approximately 360 acres of land to Jackson County during its final meeting on Tuesday. The land includes and surrounds parcels of the now-shuttered Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna.   The Florida Department of Law Enforcement closed Dozier in 2011 after confirming […]

Guest AuthorAugust 11, 2016

Emotion drenched the first meeting last week in Marianna of the state task force charged with deciding how Florida memorializes dead boys who possibly endured unspeakable depravity at the shuttered state-run Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys. For two years, University of South Florida researchers scoured the nearly 1,400-acre grounds. Their sleuthing unearthed 51 sets […]

Jim RosicaJuly 27, 2016

A new task force on the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys will meet in August. The panel will meet on Aug. 3 and Aug. 19, according to a Wednesday press release from the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources. (A membership list is here.) Under legislation (SB 708) passed this year, the panel was […]


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