MAYO — The Mayo Woman’s Club held its arts and crafts competition Jan. 8. The judge was Michele McLeod.
MAYO — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners was recognized at Monday’s meeting for being a member of the Florida Association of Counties Trust.
TAMPA — With one hashtag just a few hours after being announced as the new offensive coordinator at the University of South Florida, Mayo’s Kerwin Bell told the Bulls and USF fans what to expect.
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.
MAYO — As a new year begins, staff members at the Mayo Free Press looked back at the top stories of the past year, based on the amount of interest the topic received from our readers and the significance of the story.
MAYO — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners issued a declaration of local emergency due to local river flooding at the Dec. 27 meeting.
MAYO — State Representative Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello) was appointed last month by Governor-elect Ron DeSantis to serve as the head of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
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…
LAKE CITY — The United Way of Suwannee Valley conducted its December campaign luncheon at Columbia County Senior Services LifeStyle Enrichment Center on Friday.
LIVE OAK — Above average rainfall is expected this winter across North Florida as warm winds from the eastern Pacific move across the region.
Two additional idle-speed, no-wake zones have been activated, one on the Suwannee River and another on the Santa Fe, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials.
Authorities say bomb threats sent Thursday to dozens of schools, government buildings and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax.
MAYO, Fla. — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners had the second and final reading of an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Monday meeting.
Two idle-speed, no-wake zones were activated Monday, with one on the Suwannee River and another on the Santa Fe, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials.
HAINES CITY — The Lafayette FFA Tool Identification team finished seventh at the 2018 Florida FFA State Tool Identification Career Development Event.
MAYO — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners had the first reading of an ordinance banning medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Nov. 26 meeting.
MAYO — Crime is up more than 100 percent in Lafayette County during the first six months of 2018, 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.
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.
LIVE OAK — The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is ready for Christmas on the Suwannee with its favorite annual Christmas tradition Suwannee Lights holding its 2018 grand opening Saturday.
LIVE OAK – Christmas is less than four weeks away and the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is ready to dazzle the audience with the fabulous Suwannee Lights' grand opening Saturday along with the ever-popular Mayo country musicians Band of Brothers making its first appearance at SOSMP in a while.
PERRY — The district-winning Lafayette Senior Forestry team competed in the 2018 Florida FFA Forestry State Career Development Event on Nov. 8-9. The event featured the 12 district winners from across Florida.
MAYO —County Engineer Frank Darabi of Darabi and Associates is working with Anderson Columbia to decrease the cost of several road projects.
With recounts ordered in three races by Secretary of State Ken Detzner, the canvassing boards in Hamilton and Suwannee counties will meet Tuesday morning.
LAKE CITY — The Lafayette FFA Middle and High School Forestry teams competed in the 2018 Florida FFA District III Forestry Career Development Event at Gateway Community College in Lake City on Oct. 18.
- SCSO investigating deaths of three children
- Investigation continues into death of three children
- Another arrest made in Branford shooting
- State Attorney’s Office requests more information into deaths of local children
- Funeral arrangements set for three children found dead Sunday
- Remembering Suwannee: Exley moves to Suwannee County, continues diving exploits
- Suwannee River Jam lineup announced
- Man charged with murder told 911 he 'choked' two women
- Cattle deaths lead to withdraw of Purina feed
- Jennings clerk, manager salary raises questioned