Live Oak —
New Year's Day Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night Patchy dense fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
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FDOT road and lane closures for Dec. 29, 2012-Jan. 4, 2013
Note: Most construction projects are suspended through Wednesday for the New Year’s holiday unless otherwise noted.
Interstate 75 Possible nighttime lane closures in the northbound direction Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. between State Road 6 (Exit 460) and the Georgia line to resurface the center lane which requires two lanes closed. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures.
US 41 Daytime lane closures after 8:30 a.m. between the Columbia County line (Suwannee River Bridge) and US 129 just south of Jasper to resurface and improve drainage.
US 129 Possible daytime lane closures after 8:30 a.m. between the western city limits of Jasper to the Georgia line for placing the final layer of asphalt.
County Road 354 Possible daytime lane closures between US 27 and State Road 51 (Hal Adams Bridge) to begin paving a new bike trail on the north and east side of the road.
State Road 51 Possible daytime lane closures between County Road 354 and the Hal Adams Bridge to begin paving a new bike trail on the east side of the road.
None for Suwannee County
Live Oak —
- Suwannee Democrat
- Suwannee Democrat, Mayo Free Press and Jasper News to give away 8-foot Christmas stocking
Live Oak Lights the Christmas Tree tomorrow
What: Music, Christmas Tree Lighting…and Santa Comes to Live Oak!
When: Thursday, Dec. 5 starting at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Millennium Park
Who: Open to the public, everyone should come!
Christmas on the Square” will begin a day early
Friday Night starts something new. “The 29th Annual Christmas on the Square” will begin a day early. Get started with the Jingle Bell Fun Run/ Walk. It is a 1.9 mile route around the downtown area and ends where it starts, at the Train Depot. Additionally, there is a FREE” Street Block Party”, bring a chair and enjoy music.
- Spread holiday cheer with manatee, sea turtle decals
- FDOT schedules public meetings on 5-year transportation plan
Morning Update for Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
Good morning. Dense fog forecast for this morning. Please use caution when on the roads.
Suwannee Lights returns to SOS Music Park
Drive through more than 5 million lights
PotashCorp White Springs announces operational and workforce changes
White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc (PotashCorp White Springs) announced today that it will permanently close the Suwannee River chemical plant – one of two plants at the White Springs facility – during the second half of 2014. Initial closure activities will result in an immediate reduction of approximately 250 people. Final closure in 2014 will result in an additional reduction of approximately 100 people, a cumulative reduction of approximately 50 per cent from current levels.
According to Mike Williams, PotashCorp White Springs public affairs manager, the approximate 250 employees were notified Tuesday of their immediate job loss, however, those employees will be paid and receive benefits until February.
Morning Update for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
- 4-H and FFA dates for the Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale
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