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LIVE OAK — With some extra time to examine concerns with the project as well as establishing several stipulations, the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners approved a special permit for a solar farm in southern Suwannee County.

LIVE OAK — At the end of the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners meeting last week, board Chairman Ricky Gamble announced the end is near for his tenure on the board.

LIVE OAK — Monday was a long day for Suwannee County School District administrators and staff, but it also was a successful day.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Allison U. Logan recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

LIVE OAK — The Suwannee County School Board unanimously approved its tentative millage rate and budget for the 2019-20 school year at a short meeting last week.


LIVE OAK — While the government officials and other stakeholders were excited about the presence of the extension to Heritage Trail that opened in June, nobody at the ribbon cutting Friday morning was happier about the walking trail than Joan Howard.

LIVE OAK — Carolyn Saft, the horticulture agent and Master Gardener volunteer coordinator, at the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension Office has been promoted.

LIVE OAK — The new wedding pavilion at Heritage Park & Gardens will be finished completely thanks to the approval of funding from the Live Oak Community Redevelopment Agency board.


LIVE OAK — The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office as well as a school board member and Walt’s Live Oak Ford were recognized for their contributions to the Suwannee County School District last week.


McALPIN — There was a wide range of fun activities for both children and adults at the McAlpin Family Fun Day last weekend.

LIVE OAK — As part of its commitment to the community, Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative recently presented the United Way of Suwannee Valley with a check for $10,916.


LIVE OAK, Fla. — As it turns out, City Manager Ron Williams didn’t have to go far to find Live Oak’s next police chief.

LIVE OAK — Florida’s fresh water crisis will be the topic of discussion when John Dunn visits the Live Oak branch of the Suwannee River Regional Library System next week.


LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Live Oak Police Department is asking for help from the public as it tries to recover nearly 50 guns stolen earlier this month from Pro Arms.


LIVE OAK — With one solar farm already open in Suwannee County and another under construction, the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners pumped the brakes last week on green lighting a third solar farm.


LIVE OAK — While Suwannee County officials deemed it not financially sensible to take over fire protection for the Town of Branford, the county is still assisting the town’s fire needs.

LIVE OAK — Make plans now to be part of the big weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Fla. when The Alter Eagles – the Eagles Definitive Tribute Band and also the Jukebox Oldies Band will bring great musical presentations to fans.

LIVE OAK — The Live Oak Artists Guild’s Autumn Artfest returns to the Suwannee River Regional Library’s Live Oak branch in September.


BRANFORD — A desire to have some questions answered about Branford’s volunteer fire department turned into a request for help from Suwannee County.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — A Lake City nurse arrested in May for solicitation of a minor for sex and transmission of materials harmful to minors pled guilty Tuesday.

This Week's Circulars


JoAnn Christie, 57, Live Oak, FL passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019. The Jacksonville, FL native moved to Live Oak from Jacksonville in 1977 and was of Baptist faith. Mrs. Christie is survived by her husband of 31 years: Howard Christie, Live Oak, FL; three sons: Robert E. Moore, Jr., Liv…