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Today Showers before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 66. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
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No updates for Suwannee County
Interstate 75 Daytime lane closures for northbound traffic starting at State Road 6 (Exit 460) to the Georgia line for resurfacing beginning with the outside lanes. No lane closures are allowed from 6 a.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Sunday. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures.
US 41 Possible daytime lane closures after 8:30 a.m. between the Columbia County line (Suwannee River Bridge) and US 129 just south of Jasper to work on drainage improvements in preparation for resurfacing.
US 129 Daytime lane closures between the western city limits of Jasper and the Georgia line after 8:30 a.m. for resurfacing.
County Road 354 Possible daytime lane closures between US 27 and State Road 51 (Hal Adams Bridge) for construction of 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 for construction of a new bike trail on the east side of the road.
South Main Boulevard (US 41) Possible daytime lane closures in both directions near Southwest Crescent Street (just south of Lake City Plaza) for construction of a northbound left turn lane to the new Family Dollar store.
State Road 47 Possible daytime lane closures for northbound traffic at the new Clay Electric site south of Lake City and trucks entering and leaving daily.
US 41 Daytime lane closures from Interstate 10 to Winfield area to clean out the ditches on Tuesday and Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
US 441 Daytime lane closures from Northeast Frasier Lane (just north of Interstate 10) to the Georgia line Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to repair the roadway shoulders.
Best bets for today:
- Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. To find your precinct, visit suwanneevotes.com. To learn more about the local candidates or the 11 proposed amendments, visit suwanneedemocrat.com or click here.
- Building your marriage
A free 6 week class on building your marriage will be offered at Community Presbyterian Church on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:30 PM beginning Oct. 9. The class will be based on Marriage: Built to Last with Chip Ingram, Dave Ramsey & Kurt and Brenda Warner. Childcare will be provided. To find out more, please call the church at 362-2323.
- Alcoholics Anonymous
Meetings are held on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. The meetings are at Nobles Ferry Road next to Meridian Behavioral Health Center. For more information, please call 386-362-4221 or 386-688-3133.
- Alzheimer's Support Group
First Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. at Surrey Place Care Center.
The Center is located at 110 Lee Ave. SE in Live Oak.
Call Lester Curry at 386-364-5961 for more information.
Hosted by the American Legion Post 107. Every Tuesday. Early games are at 3 p.m. and evening games are at 7 p.m. Take Hwy. 129, six miles south of Live Oak, turn left at the BINGO sign, then one mile.
- Are you a time traveler?
Wish you could travel back in time? Explore Suwannee County’s past with historian Eric Musgrove as he tells of the area’s unique history and legends featuring photos, maps and memorabilia. The free presentations are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Suwannee County Clerk of Court’s conference room at the Courthouse in Live Oak. For more information call Randy Torrence (362-1776) or Eric Musgrove (842-2174).
- Addiction Support Group
Greater Visions faith-based addictions support group meets weekly in two locations. Meetings are held on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in Lake City at the Christ Central Church building on Sister's Welcome Road. The group also meets Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in Live Oak at the Suwannee Coalition office located at 208 North Ohio Ave. This group provides spiritual and emotional support in a non-judgmental setting. Come experience the freedom from addictions that is found in Christ. Greater Visions is an outreach of Christ Central but open to anyone. For more information contact 386-208-1345.
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Christmas on the Square festivities begin tonight
The exciting weekend will kickoff Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with the Jingle Bell Fun Run/Walk. Pre-registration at 6:15 p.m. at the Train Depot. Individuals can pre-register early by visiting Dairy Queen, Poole Realty, Chamber of Commerce and Suwannee Parks and Recreation and filling out a registration form. A Street Block Party will be held at 7 p.m. at the Train Depot featuring one of North Florida’s most popular bands, “Justin Case Band.” During a music break around 8 p.m., guests will enjoy a fireworks show in the parking lot between Stoudemire’s Restaurant and Huffman-Gilmore. Concessions will be available at the events.
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Lighting of Live Oak Christmas tree, tonight
The city of Live Oak will kick off the Christmas season with the lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday, Dec. 5 beginning at 6 p.m. at Millennium Park in downtown Live Oak. The tree lighting will take place at 6:15 p.m. with a visit from Santa at 6:30 p.m. Santa will arrive in grand style on a Live Oak Fire Department fire truck. Music, cookies and hot chocolate will be provided.
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