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TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has begun investigations into multiple reports of acute cattle deaths that were received this past week.

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JENNINGS — A Jennings town employee questioned the raises the city clerk and manager received the last two years at the town’s Jan. 3 meeting.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Heading into his first term in office, District 10 Representative Chuck Brannan knows a lot of what he’ll be working on once the legislative session begins in March will be dictated by his committee assignments.

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JENNINGS, Fla. — Jennings Police Chief Vincent Robinson has been suspended until Wednesday.

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JASPER — The Hamilton County School District’s graduation rate rose above 70 percent, although it remained below state average.

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JENNINGS — The Town of Jennings brought back the tradition of lighting the Christmas tree last week.

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JASPER —The health advisory issued on December 17 by the Florida Department of Health in Hamilton and Madison counties has been lifted.The city of Valdosta reported a large spill of untreated sewage that overflowed into the Withlacoochee River. The advisory urged individuals not to come into…

Congratulations to Lynda Owens, the winner of the World's Largest Christmas Stocking giveaway at the Suwannee Democrat.

ST. AUGUSTINE — Major General Michael A. Calhoun, the Adjutant General of Florida, announced the selection of Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Creech for assignment as the next Assistant Chief of Staff, G8/Resources (M-Day) for the Florida Army National Guard last month.

LAKE CITY — The United Way of Suwannee Valley conducted its December campaign luncheon at Columbia County Senior Services LifeStyle Enrichment Center on Friday.

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JASPER — The Hamilton County School District has announced the 2020 District Teacher of the Year is Leigh Ann Norris and the 2019 District School Related Employee of the Year is April Perez.

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WHITE SPRINGS -- Festival of Lights is cancelled for tonight, Dec. 20, due to the weather.

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\JENNINGS — Ricky McClain asked the Jennings Town Council to seek new law enforcement professionals following his dissatisfaction in how the Jennings Police Department handled his nephew’s case.

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JASPER — The Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners discussed the Fire Protection and Related Emergency Services Agreement with the towns of White Springs and Jennings at its Dec. 4 meeting.

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JENNINGS — The Town of Jennings is bringing back the tradition of lighting the Christmas tree.

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JASPER, Fla. — A missing Jasper man has been found after going missing while on vacation in New Orleans.

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WHITE SPRINGS — The streets were lined with adults and children as they anxiously awaited the arrival of the annual Christmas Parade here Friday, Nov. 30. Following the parade, everyone was in the holiday spirit.

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JASPER — Crime in Hamilton County is down 6.4 percent compared to the first half of 2017, according to the 2018 Semi-Annual Uniform Crime Reports released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

LIVE OAK — Heavy rains occurring over the weekend and through Monday dumped more than 10 inches of rain across South Georgia raising water levels along the Alapaha, Aucilla, and Withlacoochee rivers according to gauges monitored by the Suwannee River Water Management District and its partners.

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LIVE OAK — The United States Postal Service has suspended regular mail service and its post office locations Wednesday, which has been declared a National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush.

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JASPER — Newly elected school board member Sammy McCoy was sworn in at the reorganization meeting Nov. 20.

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