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LIVE OAK — Already enrolled at the University of Florida, Josh Braun continues to garner high school accolades.

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ATLANTA — University presidents pushed back against legislation that would mandate 90% of early action offers go to Georgia applicants.

JENNINGS — Two days after calling an emergency meeting to discuss its lack of a clerk — and with it the ability to pay bills and employees — the Town of Jennings had found a solution, at least temporarily.

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LIVE OAK — RIVEROAK Technical College’s Program Showcase and Career Fair looked a little different than in year’s past.

WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. — David Prueter, White Springs’ former fire chief, filed a lawsuit earlier this month that claims the town violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act when it fired him.

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ATLANTA — The House passed an amended Fiscal Year 2020 budget that restores many of Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed cuts.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for Alex Rowe, a suspect in a Feb. 15 house fire on Nell Avenue.

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LIVE OAK — It’s another great music weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park this weekend with five bands auditioning Friday night as they try to make it to play at the 2020 Suwannee River Jam.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — A two-car collision on North Veterans Parkway affected sent two people to  the hospital for suspected injuries Saturday.

JASPER — Nothing brings a community closer together than showing support to one another — and that is just what this group of people are trying to do.

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VALDOSTA — During a city council meeting in late 2019, two ladies stood up during the "citizens to be heard" portion to complain about how hard it was to do any grocery shopping in Valdosta's south side.

JASPER — In a split vote, the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners approved the hiring of a new landfill engineer last week.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Tobacco Workers Conference was held Jan. 20–23 in Louisville, Kentucky, where Chris Vann and Matthew Vann, father and son, shared their passion for the tobacco industry.

LIVE OAK — Despite concerns over whether it will be eligible for grant funding, the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners moved ahead with an agreement for a rail crossing at the catalyst site.

ATLANTA — Raising the age for juveniles to be charged as adults in Georgia from 17 to 18 years old could require millions of dollars to construct new detention centers, according to officials in the state Department of Juvenile Justice.

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Obituaries

Dennis Corbin, 36, Live Oak, FL passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020. He loved hunting, boating, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and helping his dad with cows. Dennis is survived by his parents: Tommy & Rita Corbin; daughter: Emma Corbin-Pittman; son: Karr Edward Corbin; brother…

Ms. Jewell B. Smith, 90, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Live Oak, FL following an extended illness she was the widow of the late Leroy Smith, Jr. and the daughter of the late Orb and Leona Chaplin Spivey. She is preceded in death by two brothers Jack Spivey and…

Jimmy Randall Robinson, age 72, of Live Oak, FL, passed away January 30, 2020. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.