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LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Suwannee River Jam will still fill the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. But it won’t be in the next month.

LIVE OAK — With last week’s close of the 2020 Florida legislative session, several projects in Suwannee and Hamilton counties got a boost through appropriations bills.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office investigators continue to investigate a shooting at the Holiday Inn Express on Tuesday night.

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TALLAHASSEE — The number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state is closing in on 2,000, the Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday evening.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Frustrated by a seeming lack of compliance with social distancing guidelines, the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners ordered all internet cafes in the county to close.

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LIVE OAK — While there hasn’t been a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Suwannee County yet, Suwannee County Fire Rescue is ready if, and when, it does arrive.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health announced Tuesday evening that there are nearly 1,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the novel Coronavirus.

LIVE OAK — In an emergency called meeting Thursday afternoon, the Live Oak City Council unanimously declared a local state of emergency.

TALLAHASSEE — According to the Florida Department of Health’s update Monday evening, there are now 1,227 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Klausner Lumber One sawmill has ceased production.

LIVE OAK — The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners was clear about its direction moving forward into the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: it will follow the directions of the Center for Disease Control and the State of Florida.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health announced Monday morning that there are now nearly 1,200 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

TALLAHASSEE — The first case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Columbia County, the Florida Department of Health released late Sunday morning.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health announced Saturday morning that there are now more than 650 positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVD-19) in the state.

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LIVE OAK — After the Live Oak City Council and city manager discussed options with paving Scott Street, a Live Oak resident begged them to do something.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — Schools across the state won’t be back in session for at least an additional two weeks.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — The carnival lights and country nights of the Suwannee County Fair will have to wait for another year.

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LIVE OAK — Following a lengthy discussion, a short break in the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners meeting led to the tabling of zoning change requests for a solar farm.

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LIVE OAK — Two things are guaranteed for Saturday’s fourth annual Hometown Heroes Take The Field Against Domestic Violence softball game: there will be fun and Vivid Visions will be the real winner.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Sheriffs Association, the Florida Police Chiefs Association and the Florida Highway Patrol announced Wednesday the launch of Operation Dry Streets, a joint statewide initiative that focuses on keeping the roads safe for citizens and visitors across Florida.

TALLAHASSEE — A Madison County woman claimed a $1 million top prize in the Florida Lottery’s “The Fastest Road to $1,000,000” scratch-off game from a ticket she purchased in Live Oak.

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Obituaries

Michael A. Stellabotte, Jr., 94, Live Oak, FL passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020. The native was a WWII Veteran while serving in the Navy and was of Catholic Faith. Mr. Stellabotte is survived by his three daughters: Jessica (Greg) Hammock, Live Oak, FL, Ingrid (Ed) Stokes, TX, Jennifer (…

Mr. Robert B. Dozier, 74, Live Oak, FL passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Shands UF in Jacksonville, FL following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Marvin Allen and Janet Britt Byrd Dozier, Sr. Mr. Dozier was preceded in death by his daughter, Dolly Dozier and a brother,…

James G. Cordry, 67 of Branford, FL. passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents; Claudia Mae and Edward Cordy and one brother Larry Cordry. James is survived by his wife Nancy Branch Cordy, one daughter, Kristy (Steven) Harris of Mayo, FL., one son Derek (A…