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LIVE OAK — In an effort to ensure that all Suwannee County residents are counted in next year’s Census, workers are canvassing the county.


LIVE OAK — Following years of hearing complaints about low teacher pay and years of complaints about the state’s Best and Brightest Teacher Program, Rob Bradley wants a change.

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…


MAYO — A labor of love, the Lafayette County Fire Department’s cause has been aided by two recent grant rewards.

LIVE OAK — The third year was the charm for the City of Live Oak’s Community Redevelopment Agency’s housing initiative grant program.

LIVE OAK — The Live Oak City Council unanimously approved both its final millage rate and budget in a hearing last week.

LIVE OAK — The City of Live Oak’s Community Redevelopment Agency is getting all dolled up and looking for a dance partner on redeveloping the Suwannee Packing property.

LIVE OAK — During the next six weeks, Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Live Oak and members of the Suwannee High School Interact Club will be visiting Suwannee Intermediate, Suwannee Elementary and Suwannee Primary schools where more than 1,000 pinkies will be painted in efforts to raise mo…

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…

MAYO — Lafayette County firefighters will soon have new equipment to help keep residents safe.

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.


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.

LIVE OAK — A local business owner and one of his employees were arrested Monday as part of a statewide Medicaid fraud sweep.


MAYO — Utilizing state funding for security upgrades, there is now just one way onto the Lafayette High School campus.


WHITE SPRINGS — After two hearings to discuss the town’s tentative budget, the White Springs Town Council has yet to approve one.

LIVE OAK — After County Administrator Randy Harris asked for one final change, the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners approved the county’s final budget.


LIVE OAK — A Suwannee County man is living today thanks to the devotion of three Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office employees.


LIVE OAK — A weekend fire that burned the fishing pier at Suwannee Lake has not produced any clues or information.

BELLVILLE, Fla. — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement are investigating after the body of a Bellville man was found Monday morning.

This Week's Circulars


Fred H. Criss, age 87, of Live Oak, FL passed away October 8, 2019. Memorial services will be held, 10:10 AM, Thursday, 10-10-2019 at the funeral home. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.

JoAnn Lane, 62 passed away on September 21, 2019 peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her father Frank Hewiett and her mother Mary Lee Green. She is survived by her husband Floyd Lane, two daughters; Joyce Westbrook and Barbara Jenkins, one son; Trav…

Ronny Ryals, age 71, of Live Oak, FL, passed away October 4, 2019. Services were held 11:00 AM, Tuesday, Oct. 8th in the Harris Chapel. Harris Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.