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LIVE OAK, Fla. — Suwannee County school officials say they did not prohibit or discourage a Suwannee High graduate from taking part in Saturday’s commencement ceremony.

JASPER — For the first time in a week, Hamilton County didn’t seen an increase in COVID-19 coronavirus cases when the Florida Department of Health released its update Tuesday morning.

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ATLANTA — On Sunday night, under the glow of the Ferris wheel and with the lingering sting of tear gas in the air, Farees Kaleemah extended his hand to an Atlanta police officer.

DALTON, Ga. — The protest wave that has spread across the nation in the wake of the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minnesota last week reached Dalton on Monday, with some members of the crowd noting it's past time for action on the issue of inequality in America, while also emphasizing the importance of keeping protests peaceful.

President Donald Trump's threat to use military force nationwide if governors fail to deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to quash protesters is based on the Insurrection Act of 1807.

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(The Center Square) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will deploy the U.S. military to American cities and states if governors and local officials don't do enough to stop the rioting and looting that has occurred in the wake of protests over the killing last week of George Floyd, a …

CAIRO — Grady County Sheriff Harry Young is under fire from some in the community for a Facebook post that his critics say was insensitive.

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ATLANTA — In the third day of protests in Atlanta the scene escalated as soon as the clock struck the city's 9 p.m. curfew.

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THOMASVILLE — Nearly 100 marchers took part in a protest Sunday afternoon, calling for racial equality and an end to injustice.

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JASPER — Three additional cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus were confirmed Sunday in Hamilton County by the Florida Department of Health.

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LIVE OAK — Voters in the City of Live Oak’s District 2 can make their voice count — and heard — beginning Monday.

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JASPER — Ten new confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus were announced Saturday in Hamilton County by the Florida Department of Health, raising the county’s total to 230 known cases.

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MAYO — Taking top honors in Lafayette High School’s virtual senior awards ceremony, Dawson Jackson was named valedictorian for the Class of 2020 with Jarrett Pearson named salutatorian.

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CAIRO — In his 16 years with the Cairo Police Department, nearly all of it on patrol, Lt. Tyrone Griffin said he’s always wanted to do more, but never truly had a chance to dig into an investigation.

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JASPER — The Florida Department of Health announced 12 additional cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Hamilton County on Friday, including 10 more positive inmates at Hamilton Correctional Institution.

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Obituaries

Mr. Robert Evans Warner, II, 84, passed away May 30, 2020 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City, following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Carl Ray and Sadie A. Martin Warner. He worked for thirty one years as an agricultural inspector for the State of Florida, serv…

Gene Dempsey Henderson, age 90, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Solaris of Lake City following a lengthy illness. He was born in Jasper, FL living most of his life in Live Oak. He was a master welder and member of the First Advent Christian Church. He was veteran of t…

J.D. Greene, Jr. 76, Live Oak, FL passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020. He was a lifelong resident of Suwannee County, Vietnam Veteran while serving in the Army, a member of American Legion and was of Baptist Faith. Mr. Greene is survived by his daughter: Shannon Poppell, Live Oak, FL; two so…