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LIVE OAK —“Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension Service and presented by the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension Service on how to ensure that personal belongings such as wedding photographs, holiday decorations or “Grandma’s yello…

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Knowing what was coming didn’t make it any easier for Suwannee High to stop it Friday night.

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MAYO — Some people run for exercise, some run to lose weight, some run for sport, but those in Mayo ran for a cause Saturday.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a threat of a school shooting referenced on graffiti in a bathroom at Suwannee Middle School.

BRANFORD — An O’Brien man was killed and two others sent to area hospitals in serious condition following a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning at the intersection of County Road 49 and State Road 247.

LIVE OAK — All community members and business representatives are invited to join United Way of Suwannee Valley for its October community fundraising campaign luncheon at RIVEROAK Technical College at noon Oct. 2.  

JASPER — The Hamilton County School Board unanimously approved its final budget and final millage rate for the 2019-20 school year at a hearing last week.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The election for Moultrie City Council’s District 1 Post 1 seat faces controversy as one of the three candidates has talked about dropping out and another has been disqualified.

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ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied the appeal of a former Live Oak police sergeant convicted on child pornography charges.

VALDOSTA — Valdosta City Council will consider a resolution of support Thursday for re-routing heavy truck traffic from Downtown Valdosta.

TIFTON — Just in time for the end of summer: Cook Out, located at 1401 US Hwy 82, opened on Sept. 17.

VALDOSTA – Food Truck Thursday returns this week downtown. 

Krishna Stemple was recently inducted into the Rotary Club of Branford as its newest member. Stemple is the Regional Manager of Palms Medical Group. Pictured with Stemple, center, are John Lacquey, her sponsor, and Club President Jenny Lloyd.

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HOMERVILLE — The state Public Service Commission postponed a decision Tuesday on whether to accept a settlement agreement arising from a natural gas explosion that leveled a Homerville business and injured three women.

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DALTON, Ga. — A man with a history of felony crimes dating back 15 years was sentenced to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to armed robbery in Whitfield County recently.

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DALTON, Ga. — A Resaca man died Friday after being pinned between a truck and a tractor-trailer that was being towed near the Connector 3 exit of I-75, a Georgia State Patrol sergeant said.

TIFTON — Tift County celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, honoring five of its veteran softball players with a pregame ceremony.

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TIFTON — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a man who was in Tifton Police Department custody, according to a press release.

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VALDOSTA — Students will have a right to speak their minds, which could include religious viewpoints, at Lowndes County school events if the board of education approves a new proposal.

VALDOSTA – The Greater Valdosta United Way recently received a $500 donation from the Home Builders Association. 

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The city culminated seven and a half years of work on Sept. 16 with the reintroduction of Greyhound Lines bus service to Moultrie.

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TIFTON — The Tifton Tift County Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Education Workforce Committee toured the TC Transcontinental plant, located at 390 Southwell Blvd. on Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Obituaries

Ronald Paul Battey, 63, passed away on September 16, 2019 in Live Oak, FL. He was born October 20, 1955 in Miami, Florida to Vernon and Gloria Marie Battey (Gorsuch). He was of the Catholic faith and he worked as a Deputy Sheriff Correction Officer with Martin County Sheriff's Department for…

Gladys Allbritton, 92, Live Oak, FL passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019. The Sparta, TN native lived most of her life in Live Oak and was a member of Beulah Baptist Church, Live Oak, FL. Mrs. Allbritton is survived by her daughter: Darlene Allbritton Gaylord (Ricky), Plant City, FL; numer…

Mrs. June Lee, 75, passed away on September 8, 2019 at Shands Medical Center in Gainesville, FL following an extended illness. She was born June 6, 1944 in Live Oak, Florida to Franklin Heweitt and Caroline Rosier Heweitt. She was of the Christian faith and lifelong homemaker. June was a lov…

Wilson M. Boone, 72, passed away peacefully, Thursday, September 5, 2019 at home surrounded by family. He was born December 10, 1946 in O'Brien, FL to the late Willie Boone and Virginia Irene Curl Boone. In 1980 he moved to Live Oak, FL. Wilson Married his Wife Barbara February 19, 1983. The…