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INDIANAPOLIS — The Lafayette FFA competed and attended the 91st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis on Oct. 23-27. A record-setting 69,944 members, advisors and guests attended the convention.

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MAYO —The Lafayette Elementary School cafeteria received the HealthierUS School Challenge Silver Award.

DOWLING PARK — As part of the Florida Department of Transportation’s County Road 250 bridge replacement project near Dowling Park in Suwannee County, lane closures are scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 1, and Friday, Nov. 2, near the bridge for asphalt work.

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MAYO — Lafayette High School junior, Audrey Jackson shares her experience at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference over the summer with the Mayo Woman’s Club on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

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MAYO — School resource officer Jacquelyn Knight has been protecting the children in Lafayette County schools for over nine years. 

LIVE OAK — All community members and business representatives are invited to join United Way of Suwannee Valley for its October community fundraising campaign report luncheon at RIVEROAK Technical College at noon on Friday, Oct. 19. 

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LIVE OAK — Nearly 2,000 Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative customers are without power Wednesday night following Hurricane Michael blowing through the panhandle and northern Florida and into Georgia.

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MAYO — Pioneer Day is scheduled for Oct. 13. The day will start off with the Pioneer Day parade.

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LIVE OAK — As it approaches the Florida panhandle, Hurricane Michael has intensified into a Category 4 hurricane.

WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. — Less than two weeks before the party was scheduled to begin, the Party in the Pines instead was canceled last week.

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DAY — Perry resident Betty Ann Curvin was delighted to have her niece, Dayla Ann Driver Daniels, of Day, tag along with her earlier this year to the weekly Writers INK meeting at the library in Mayo when she showed an interest in writing.

MAYO — The Mayo Town Council held its final budget and millage hearing Sept. 24.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, is scheduled to conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this afternoon.

MAYO — The Lafayette County School District approved its final millage rate and budget on Sept. 6.

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