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

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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.

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 — Stephanie Duarte and Shaniyah Williams, Suwannee High School students and members of the school’s Green Team, were guest speakers at a recent Live Oak Garden Club’s luncheon meeting.

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…

LIVE OAK — Twenty-four local Freemasons recently gathered at the home of Brother Robert Skipper of Live Oak to build a wheelchair accessible ramp for Robert's step-son, Brother Eric Low. 

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

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.

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

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

LIVE OAK —“Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension Service and presented by the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension Service on how to ensure that personal belongings such as wedding photographs, holiday decorations or “Grandma’s yello…

LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a threat of a school shooting referenced on graffiti in a bathroom at Suwannee Middle School.

BRANFORD — An O’Brien man was killed and two others sent to area hospitals in serious condition following a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning at the intersection of County Road 49 and State Road 247.

LIVE OAK — All community members and business representatives are invited to join United Way of Suwannee Valley for its October community fundraising campaign luncheon at RIVEROAK Technical College at noon Oct. 2.  

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ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied the appeal of a former Live Oak police sergeant convicted on child pornography charges.

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LIVE OAK — The fourth annual Suwannee Roots Revival begins Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park with Brett Bass & Melted Plectrum setting the tone for the weekend on the Amphitheater Stage beginning at 3 p.m.

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LIVE OAK — There were a few last-minute alterations, but the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the county’s $94.75 million budget at its tentative budget hearing last week.

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Obituaries

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.