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


LIVE OAK, Fla. — A two-vehicle wreck near Suwannee Country Club on Thursday morning claimed the life of a Live Oak man and shut down U.S. Highway 90 for several hours.

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


LIVE OAK — Although she was medically retired from the U.S. Army in 2003, Stacie Stoerkel feels like she is still in service.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — When he sat and watched the “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown” with his family, Jared Lee was moved by parts of the show.

MAYO — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the hiring of a substitute for collection sites.


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.

BRANFORD — After a spirit-filled parade through the streets of Branford on Friday afternoon, Tiara Crusaw and Hannah Young were the big winners Friday night at Cleve Sikes Field at Buccaneer Stadium.


MAYO — At its weekly meeting Oct. 30, members of the Rotary Club of Mayo heard about the importance of the upcoming U.S. Census.


LIVE OAK — From zombies to convicted cereal spillers, the downtown Live Oak parks were packed Thursday night.

LIVE OAK — Fifty years ago, you still had to turn the dial by hand on the television to change channels. You dialed numbers with your finger on a rotary phone, humans had not walked on the moon, gas was 34 cents a gallon and the Rev. Pomeroy Carter and Tom Kennon were serving their community…


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.


MAYO — Lafayette High School’s homecoming ended in style Friday night — with a fireworks display.

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.


LIVE OAK — The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park’s Music Hall will be filled with lots of great music this weekend when South Florida’s Ricky Valido and his band come to town to play great country Saturday and Jukebox Oldies visits Friday with music from the 50s on. And, each night one of th…

This Week's Circulars


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…