JASPER — One week a month, the Hamilton County School District looks to say thank you.
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.
JASPER — The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office will be conducting driver license and vehicle inspection checkpoints from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31 in the county.
JENNINGS, Fla. — An issue with a church fencing off an alleyway led to a heated argument at last week’s Jennings Town Council meeting.
JASPER — The Florida chapter of the Hemp Industries Association continued its statewide road tour with a stop at the UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension office Aug. 29.
LAKE CITY — Many children around the state have never heard a bedtime story. In fact, many of them have never been read to at all. Some never learned their numbers. As a result, they struggle to grasp fundamental concepts from kindergarten up — unless somebody steps in.
WHITE SPRINGS — The White Springs Library’s children’s book club, the Beastly Book Club, will read a book that “will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.”
JASPER — The Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chamber Dinner will be held Sept. 26 at the Hamilton County High School cafeteria.
JACKSONVILLE — Due to the approach of Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. Postal Service Gulf Atlantic District announced temporary suspensions of services that went into effect Tuesday.
JASPER — A new documentary on Jasper native Lillian Smith, a southern writer/activist who received national attention in the 1940s-50s as the first prominent southern author to speak out against segregation, will be screened at the Jasper Public Library on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m.
Local state of emergencies were declared Friday afternoon for both Hamilton County and Lafayette County prior to impacts from Hurricane Dorian.
JASPER — An early-morning traffic stop Aug. 16 by the Jasper Police Department turned into an investigation with a possible Felony Lane Gang affiliation.
JACKSONVILLE — Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a statewide state of emergency Wednesday as Hurricane Dorian continues to track toward the Atlantic coast of Florida.
LIVE OAK, Fla. — While Tropical Storm Dorian is still located in the Caribbean Sea, residents across the Suwannee Valley are urged to stay alert.
WHITE SPRINGS — A site visit workshop led into discussion of the old Carver School property and a new community center at last week’s White Springs Town Council meeting.
JASPER — Prior to its meeting last week, the Hamilton County School Board discussed the bids received on four old school properties as well as the bidders’ intentions and uses during a workshop.
JASPER — The Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners approved a zoning change for Bienville Plantation as well as a permit change for a solar farm at last week’s meeting.
JASPER — A Hamilton Correctional Institution officer was arrested Aug. 13 on charges of receiving payments from an inmate as well as conspiracy to provide drugs to the inmate.
WHITE SPRINGS — Looking to keep the bells ringing in the carillon bell tower, Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park’s auditorium was filled with the sounds of The Currys on Sunday.
JASPER — Basketball drills as well as discipline and structure were part of the lessons imparted last week at Michael Strickland’s basketball camp in Jasper.
JASPER — The Hamilton County School Board received and opened 14 bids total for the four school properties up for sale last week.
JASPER — A food service worker at the Hamilton Correctional Institution was arrested Thursday after having sex with an inmate at the state prison.
WHITE SPRINGS — The White Springs Economic Development Advisory Committee rescheduled its meeting but still discussed the carillon bell tower at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.
Excitement was in the air as our school bus pulled into the entrance at 4-H Camp Cherry Lake. Rustic cabins, swimming in the lake, kayaking and archery were waiting for us! 4-H campers eagerly hopped off the bus, dropped their gear and joined other youth playing 4-square, gaga ball and 9-squ…
LIVE OAK — As part of its commitment to the community, Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative recently presented the United Way of Suwannee Valley with a check for $10,916.
WHITE SPRINGS — “We might not be the ones to change the world. We might not belong to the few that ‘put a ding in the universe.’ We might not be something the whole world would celebrate. But...in the little corners that we live; in the lives that we’ve played a part in, we should be nothing…
WHITE SPRINGS — Parents were the guests of honor as STEM in the Park campers received their Jr. Ranger credentials in a ceremony earlier this month.
This Week's Circulars
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…
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- Suwannee County’s $94.75M tentative budget approved
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