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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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WHITE SPRINGS — Whether it was as a coach, teacher, administrator or school board member, Waylon Bush made an impact on the lives of youth in Hamilton County.

LIVE OAK — Due to unforeseen circumstances at the printing facility, several ads were ran incorrectly in this week's TV Guide in the Suwannee Democrat, Jasper News and Mayo Free Press.

JASPER — Anthony Boggess was recognized by the Florida Forest Service for having three Certified Tree Farms totaling 110 acres in Hamilton County.

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WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. — A man wanted for a bank robbery in Tulsa was arrested Thursday at the County Road 136-Interstate 75 interchange in eastern Suwannee County.

JASPER — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with United States Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.

WHITE SPRINGS — The community is invited to join the United Way of Suwannee Valley for the November community fundraising campaign luncheon at Nutrien Conference Center at noon on Friday, Nov. 8. 

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JASPER — Rep. Chuck Brannan may hail from Macclenny and Sen. Bill Montford may be from Tallahassee, but they both are also Hamilton Countians.

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WHITE SPRINGS — Following interviews with three candidates for the vacant seat on the White Springs Town Council, former town employee Anita Rivers was appointed at a meeting last week to the position.

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WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. — Following the appointment of a former fired employee to the town council, Stacy Tebo resigned last week as White Springs’ town manager.

LAKE CITY — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in six counties, including Hamilton County, during November. Hunter safety courses are designed to help students become safe, responsible and knowledgeable hunte…

LIVE OAK — Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative contributed more than $239.8 million to Florida’s economy, including $209.6 million to the local economy in Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette and Suwannee counties during a five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to a new economic impact stud…

JASPER — The Hamilton County Farm Bureau Speech Contest was hosted by the UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension Office on Sept. 9 with Brandyn LuHellier of the Oak Grove Academy 4-H club placing first.

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JASPER — Hamilton County High School homecoming festivities capped off with the annual parade Friday afternoon through Jasper and the crowning of a king and queen Friday night.

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JASPER — The Hamilton County Farm Bureau Speech Contest was hosted by the UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension Office on Sept. 9 with Brandyn LuHellier of the Oak Grove Academy 4-H club placing first.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

George William Martin, age 79, of Live Oak, FL passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Lafayette Nursing & Rehab Center in Mayo, FL following a lengthy illness. He was born in Greenville, Florida living most of his life in Live Oak where he owned and operated a used car dealership…

Kenneth "Kenny" McClain, age 32, of Live Oak, FL passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Charles Edward Mizell, 84, of Wellborn, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, November 14, 2019 at the Haven-Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center after an extended illness. He was born in Wellborn on January 5, 1935 to the late Carl Mizell and Gladys Blair Mizell. He has been a lifelon…