Suwannee Democrat

January 18, 2013

Democrat Morning Update for Friday, Jan. 18, 2013

Staff
Suwannee Democrat

Live Oak — Weather:

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Traffic:

HAMILTON COUNTY:

 

Interstate 75 Nighttime lane closures for northbound traffic between State Road 6 (Exit 460) and the Georgia line Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. to resurface the inside and center lanes which requires two lanes to close. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures. No lanes are closed from 6 a.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday.

 

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, seal bridge joints at the Swift Creek bridge and upgrade signals in White Springs.

 

US 129  Daytime lane closures after 8:30 a.m. between the western city limits of Jasper and the Georgia line to place the final layer of asphalt and install signs.

 

LAFAYETTE COUNTY:

 

County Road 354  Possible daytime lane closures between US 27 and State Road 51 (Hal Adams Bridge) to continue building a 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 continue building a bike trail on the east side of the road.

No road updates for Suwannee

Best bets for today:

- Sparkleberry Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society

On Friday, Jan. 18, the Sparkleberry Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will participate in this year’s Florida Arbor Day Celebration by giving away free bare root Florida NATIVE trees, one to a family! The Chapter’s booth will be set up next to the Branford Town Hall on Suwannee Avenue (US 129) and will be open from 10 a.m. ‘til noon. Each tree will be identified and will include planting instructions, so you can choose the right tree for the right location. Stop by, pick up your tree, and help us support Arbor Day. Please contact Carol Sullivan at 386-364-9309 for more information.

- Flu vaccine available at the Health Department

Seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at the Suwannee County Health Department. Vaccine is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. The charge is $15 for adults and is free of charge for persons age 6 months through 18 years.  

For more information call the Suwannee County Health Department at 386-362-2708.

The Suwannee County Health Department is located at 915 Nobles Ferry Road in Live Oak.



- Live Oak Garden Club

Meets on the 3rd Friday of each month,  for a luncheon and a program for "all gardeners".  The Live Oak Garden Club is also an ideal location and facility for a wedding reception, baby shower, family reunion, suitable for any event up to 100 people. Visit our website at www.liveoakfloridagardenclub.com or phone Sara at 386-364-4189 for additional information.