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I am Sandy Hurst and would like to say it is indeed an honor and privilege to be a candidate for County Commissioner District 2, which covers Precinct 5 Bright Pond Baptist Church and Precinct 8 Cross Roads, here in Hamilton County.

Greetings from Fred S. Martin, candidate for Florida State House District 10. I ran for Sheriff of Suwannee County in 2012 and 2016. I have Police Ethics, and their Oath, periodically published in the Swapper, since 2013.


LIVE OAK — Expressing a desire to give back and support Suwannee County, Len Stapleton got that wish Tuesday.

LIVE OAK — Two of the five people eyeing the District 10 state representative seat shared their beliefs at Monday’s Suwannee County Voters League forum.


LIVE OAK, Fla. — While admitting that there’s a lot of choices available in this year’s election, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson made stops all across North Florida this week.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — While paying respects to their fellow candidate that passed away this weekend and thanking each other for running a clean race, the remaining three county commission candidates also touted their own values Monday night.


LIVE OAK — Longtime District 4 home and property owner Harry K. “Kin” Weaver Jr., a Republican, announces his candidacy for the District 4 County Commission seat.


LIVE OAK — A four-man race will determine the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners District 4 seat.

LIVE OAK — After an eight-year absence, Mark Stewart will be returning to the Live Oak City Council.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — As he has remained on the campaign trail the past four weeks, at least one potential voter was surprised to see Mark Stewart at her door.

MAYO — I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and inform the people of Lafayette County on my intentions to run for County Commissioner of District 2.

LIVE OAK — I am very excited to have the opportunity to introduce myself as I campaign to be your next city council person.

FORT WHITE — Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson — businesswoman, water advocate, artist, organizer, wife and mother — filed paperwork March 29 to serve as Florida State Representative in District 10, which includes Alachua, Baker, Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties.


LIVE OAK, Fla. — City residents had the opportunity to meet the candidates running for city positions Monday.


Greeting citizens of the City Of Live Oak: allow me to introduce myself Tommie L Jefferson, to most “Rev. Jefferson.” It is indeed a great pleasure and an honor to have an opportunity to campaign as a candidate for mayor of the city of Live Oak. The position of mayor has importance and value…

I have been honored to serve Lafayette County as your County Judge and Acting Circuit Judge for the past 12 years. It would be a privilege to continue to serve our community for the next term and I will qualify at the appropriate time. 

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