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JENNINGS — Jennings Police Chief Vincent Robinson is on paid administrative leave.

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JASPER — After a significant jump a year ago, Hamilton County High School’s graduation rate didn’t continue to rise in 2018-19.

JASPER — A Jasper woman was arrested Saturday following an early-morning incident in which one person was shot in the neck.

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LIVE OAK — Looking to attract more — and potentially better — teachers, Gov. Ron DeSantis has proposed a budget that includes a boost to the starting pay rate for teachers throughout the state.

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JASPER — Even after ongoing renovations to the Hamilton County Courthouse, there are still concerns with courthouse security.

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“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”― William Arthur Ward

JENNINGS — Jennings Fire Chief Jalon Herring was arrested earlier this month on charges of abuse of a disabled adult without great harm.

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JASPER — From music entertainment to massive inflatable slides to vendors galore and snow through a parade, the Sweets n the Streets festival continues to get sweeter.

JENNINGS — Despite conducting interviews last week for town manager, the search continues for the Town of Jennings.

JASPER — Charges have been filed against five Hamilton County students in the beating of a fellow student on a school bus last month.

LIVE OAK — Health advisories issued for the Withlacoochee and Suwannee rivers last week have been lifted by the Florida Department of Health in Hamilton, Madison and Suwannee counties.

JASPER — Looking ahead to 2020, the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners are looking for a way to improve roadways throughout the county.

JENNINGS — The appeal of a Jennings police officer being fired led to accusations that town employees are afraid of the police chief.

TALLAHASSEE — A coalition of 55 organizations and businesses, the No Roads to Ruin Coalition announced Friday a statewide campaign devoted to stopping Senate President Bill Galvano’s plan for 300-plus miles of new toll roads.

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WHITE SPRINGS — After barely a month on the job, David Prueter is out as White Springs fire chief.

JASPER — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Jasper.

JASPER — Planning has begun for next month’s 8th annual Sweets-n-the-Streets festival in Jasper.

JENNINGS — While the Jennings Town Council hasn’t chosen a new town manager yet, they do have an acting town manager.

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JASPER — The Hamilton County Museum and Heritage Center hosted its annual Pioneer Day on Saturday with old-fashioned fun and games for all who attended.

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Obituaries

Laveta Brim Davis, age 88, of Live Oak, FL, passed away January 22, 2020. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., Live Oak, FL is in charge of all arrangements.

Peggy Ruth Howland, age 93, of Live Oak, Florida, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at her daughter's home in Birmingham, Alabama. She was born in Frostproof, Florida living most of her life in Live Oak. She, alongside her late husband, owned and operated Howland's Feed Mill until their…

Mr. Lawrence Leroy Bruner, 94, of Live Oak, FL; passed away, December 15, 2019 at Shand's of Live Oak, following an extended illness. He was the son of the late James E. and Belva Reeves York Bruner. He made Live Oak his home in 1997 coming from Punta Gorda, FL. He served his country in the …