LIVE OAK — Members of the Suwannee County School Board used words like "monumental" and "landmark decision" to describe new changes coming to three county schools.
LIVE OAK, Fla. — Space is limited, the paint is peeling in places and it certainly struggles with being handicap accessible, however Blair Beaty is going to miss his current home when the Live Oak Post Office moves in the near future.
LIVE OAK — The life of the late Harry K. Weaver, retired Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches President and a father-figure to hundreds if not thousands of former ranchers, will be honored at a visitation this Saturday at Daniels Funeral Home on U.S. Highway 129 North in Live Oak from 10 a.m. – no…
LIVE OAK — It’s time to get ready for the upcoming July 4 holiday with lots of great music this weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park’s Music Hall with the Mainstream Band and Liz Faith and Mama’s Kin.
DOWLING PARK — Marjorie Hoffman celebrated her 103rd birthday on May 23 at Dacier Manor surrounded by friends, fellow members and her son Paul.
LIVE OAK — An ordinance passed last year restricting the business hours of restaurants near residential neighborhoods will be reexamined by the Live Oak City Council.
LAKE CITY, Fla. — An escaped inmate was caught Thursday night following a car wreck on Interstate 75 that afternoon led to a search of northern Columbia County.
LIVE OAK — In a split vote, the Live Oak City Council decided last week to consider changes to its policy on public comments at council meetings.
LIVE OAK — The Ted McMullen Legends Show on Friday opens a huge weekend of country and Polynesian music and shows at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park.
LIVE OAK — The Florida Department of Health in Suwannee County has issued a healthy advisory after two horses tested positive for a mosquito-borne disease.
FORT BLISS, Texas — SGM Benjamin T. Starling just completed the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course, the Army’s capstone leadership course for senior enlisted soldiers, and was selected for promotion to Sergeant Major.
LIVE OAK — The combination of experience and familiarity with the area separated Hillary Cannon from the pack for the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce.
LIVE OAK — It happened faster than Brandon Fernald expected, but with his daughter Mallory having just graduated, he knows how quickly time moves.
LIVE OAK — Make plans now for one of the biggest weekends in the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park’s Music Hall when Ted “Teddy Mac Elvis” McMullen and his group puts on a Legends Show June 21 and then Prince Pele and his Polynesian Review dancers, singers and musicians will bring a fabulous…
MADISON — North Florida Community College awarded 136 students with degrees or certificates at the conclusion of its Spring Term 2019, including 30 from Suwannee County, 15 from Hamilton County and 17 from Lafayette County. Graduates were honored at NFCC’s Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony o…
GAINESVILLE — Veterans, their family members and stakeholders in the area are invited to a North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System town hall discussion on the MISSION Act and Veterans Affairs (VA) and provide their own feedback on VA operations.
LAKE CITY — The Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting a follow-up inspection tonight at the Interstate 75 and Interstate 10 interchange, resulting in lane closures.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Grimmway Farms, the world’s largest producer of carrots and the nation’s largest producer of organic vegetables, announced Monday that it has acquired the southern Georgia and north Florida processing facilities and assets of Lake Park, Georgia-based Generation Farms. T…
LAKE CITY — All lanes of Interstate 75 and Interstate 10 have reopened following a crash Monday afternoon that closed I-10 west and both I-75 north and south.
LIVE OAK — Since 1969, Tropicana has supported the 4‐H/Tropicana Public Speaking Program, an educational program aimed at teaching young people the techniques of effective public speaking.
LIVE OAK — A former Suwannee High standout and Florida State linebacker will have a book signing Monday at the Live Oak branch of the Suwannee River Regional Library.
BRANFORD — From valedictorian Madison McCall to salutatorian Wyatte Eakins to Superintendent Ted Roush, the message delivered at Branford High’s 2019 commencement was to look ahead.
LIVE OAK — If the 14 members of Melody Christian Academy’s graduating class of 2019 are going to be successful, salutatorian Natalie Townsend said it will be due to one thing: grit.
LIVE OAK — The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches in conjunction with Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John is providing a free weeklong day camp later this summer that allows children to participate in various outdoor activities and develop positive self-esteem.
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This Week's Circulars
Mrs. Bertha Lee Chancey Eady, age 88, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019. She was born March 26, 1931 in Aripeka, FLorida. She was a long time resident of Live Oak, FL and member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Mrs. Eady is preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill"; siblings, Isabelle, C…
Ruth Anne Mosteller, age 86, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Suwannee Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. As per her wishes, finalization will be by cremation. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremat…
Roger Williams, age 85, of Dowling Park, FL, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.
John Michael Kelly, age 66, of Jennings, FL, passed away, June 13, 2019 at his home in Jennings, FL. As per his wishes, finalization was by cremation. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.
Ada Virginia Kinsey, age 84, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center, Haven Hospice in Lake City, FL following a lengthy illness. She was a native and life-long resident of Live Oak, FL and was of the Baptist faith. Ada loved crocheting and sha…
- Live Oak council to revisit operating hour ordinance
- Weaver remembered as loving family man, father-figure to ranchers
- Live Oak council considers changes to public comment policy
- Woman hospitalized after shooting
- Branford council closes road for food pantry
- Escaped inmate caught after wreck, search
- Woman killed after exiting moving vehicle
- Fathers, daughters enjoy fourth annual dance
- Suwannee County Schools to reconfigure
- McClain to play in NBA Summer League