LIVE OAK — Striving for unity in the community, Christian Mission in Action Ministries has scheduled its annual pre-Thanksgiving luncheon.
MAYO — Lafayette Elementary School has announced the Students of the Month for September. The Student of the Month for grades kindergarten to second is Adylin Severance.
LIVE OAK — The Friends of Music Series will present its second concert at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Oct. 11, at Covenant First Presbyterian Church, 421 White Avenue in Live Oak.
LIVE OAK — The Live Oak Tractor Supply Company is hosting a fall Farmers Market this month for local growers, crafters and artisans to showcase their homemade and homegrown goods.
LIVE OAK — Thirty-four students from Suwannee, Hamilton and Lafayette counties have been awarded a college scholarship under a program initiated by Florida Farm Bureau Federation for a total of $40,250.
LIVE OAK — The Suwannee River Regional Library was recently awarded grant funds from multiple agencies to host the first North Florida Heritage Festival: Storytelling, the Arts and History.
Austin Andrew Griffin of Hamilton High School, Jasper, Florida, was recently presented the prestigious DAR Good Citizen Award by Linda Johns, chapter regent of the Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the America Revolution. The DAR Good Citizen program is a way to recognize high school sen…
Dad, you are the most giving man I know and I appreciate everything you do and have done in the past for me and my family. I am so glad that we now live up here to be closer to you.
Soil Moisture Sensors (or SMS) are a precision agriculture technology on the rise in North Florida. Using electronic sensors at various depths, moisture readings are taken continuously throughout the day. By using this technology, growers are now able to “see underground” and at a distance t…
LIVE OAK — Customers of the Live Oak Tractor Supply store are invited to shop crafts, produce and other local goods at the TSC Farmers Market on Saturday.
LIVE OAK — After the Suwannee River Valley area was flooded following Tropical Storm Debby in 2012, the Churches of Christ Disaster Response Team spent six weeks in Live Oak helping the local community.
LIVE OAK — As Suwannee and surrounding counties are being impacted by seasonal rainfall, the Florida Department of Health reminds everyone to do their part in preventing mosquito breeding.
JASPER — The annual Educational Awards Day program will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. at Greater Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church, 702 1st St. NW.
As I have mentioned in previous articles, the Reconstruction era (1865-1877) after the Civil War was a turbulent era for the United States, especially the South. Due to the ravages of time, first-hand accounts of this era in Suwannee County are few and far between other than official documen…
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bembry will be celebrating their 66 years of marriage on August 14th, 2017. They will be vacationing at their mountain home in Cherokee, North Carolina.
LIVE OAK — Barrett Masonic Lodge #43 hosted John Middleton, a board member of the Four Rivers Audubon Society and Branford Camera Club, at a recent meeting.
Last week, I began a discussion about a letter written during the Second Seminole War by a woman who lived in Suwannee County, Corinna Brown Aldrich. The following is the letter, which sheds much light on what life was like in frontier Suwannee County in the 1830s-40s. Corinna’s description …
LIVE OAK — Serving pulled pork sandwiches Friday, the Live Oak Fire Department and Love INC, with some assistance from the Live Oak Police Department, raised more than $2,000 for LOVE Sparky’s kids.
As I study local history, I come across a few old writings of early Suwannee County settlers. I have shared excerpts from some of these writings in the past. These first-hand accounts are very informative in teaching us about what these early settlers faced, from disease to Indians to boredo…
VALDOSTA, Ga. — A woman is in custody after making what authorities called "false claims" that she was stabbed in a business parking lot on Baytree Road on Wednesday.
MADISON — The Jellystone Park Jam, one of North Florida’s largest multi-day gospel music events, is little more than a month away with 28 of Christian music’s finest bands set to appear throughout the weekend.
The Suwannee County School System expanded between the late 1980s and 2000 by the addition of new intermediate and middle schools in Live Oak, and a new elementary school in Branford. These new schools provided much-needed space relief for the growing number of children in the public school system.
LIVE OAK — With school less than a month away, the Suwannee County School District has set the schedule for the respective schools’ meet the teacher dates.
LIVE OAK — The first Open Mic Night with Lyndie held at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park was a huge success with nearly a dozen great singers from across North Florida participating July 14.
- Mayo woman seriously injured in crash
- Excitement surrounds expanded Christmas on the Square
- Veterans Day parade, dinner planned
- Remembering Suwannee: County election drama in the 1850s
- Hamilton, Suwannee to conduct recounts Tuesday morning
- Three arrested for smuggling contraband at HCI
- Officials certify Colquitt County votes from Nov. 6 election
- Jennings KOA celebrates grand opening
- Surrey Place honors local heroes
- Frier paces Suwannee in season-opening win