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LIVE OAK — After more than three decades of experience with land surveying, Jay Carrier has decided to seek the office of Suwannee County Property Appraiser.

LIVE OAK — The 11th annual Suwannee Weddings Expo held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park was filled with splendid wedding opportunities such as cakes, wedding experts to guide you through the entire process, limos, honeymoon destinations, wedding venues, DJs, all types of food for wed…

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LIVE OAK — Country music greats Toby Keith, LOCASH, Randy Houser, Billy Ray Cyrus, Craig Morgan, Joe Diffie and Maddie & Tae will be the spectacular main artists performing at the 29th Suwannee River Jam, the South’s Country Music and Camping Festival, the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Pa…

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TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Sheriffs Association, one of the largest and most successful state law-enforcement associations in the nation, named Harry Weaver as honorary sheriff.

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LIVE OAK – The 15th annual Elvis Tribute Artist Competition is set for this weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. Presented on the SOSMP Music Hall Stage by Elvis Tribute Artist Ted “TeddyMac Elvis” McMullen, the founder and host, this event often sells out.

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

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LIVE OAK — On the verge of tears, David LaCroix asked the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners and the Florida Department of Transportation to consider his property and the numerous trees that line it.

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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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MAYO —It may be an election year, but there is no rush to get started in Lafayette County.

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MAYO — Since being elected last June, State Representative Jason Shoaf stepped outside his comfort zone and took a crash course on health care issues.

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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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LIVE OAK — Sidney Lord, a Suwannee County native and lifetime farmer, and his wife, Patricia, have three granddaughters attending three different Ivy League Colleges this fall. Who would have thought that could be possible?

WHITE SPRINGS — A 15-year-old passenger was killed when a car driving 100 miles per hour crashed upon exiting Interstate 75 early Tuesday morning.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — School is just starting back, but it’s time for parents to already begin looking ahead to the next school year.

MAYO — In the final Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners meeting of 2019, Chairman Anthony Adams asked his fellow board members to consider a Christmas present for veterans in the county: their own veterans services officer.

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

LIVE OAK — The very first Legends of Country & Pop Music event is coming Jan. 11 to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. All 15 artists are extremely talented and are from the Jacksonville area. All are under the age of 18 and perform on a regular basis in Jacksonville.

LIVE OAK — Throughout January, visitors to the Live Oak branch of the Suwannee River Regional Library System can learn about how World War I continues to affect the United States today.

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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 …