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JUNGLE JOURNEY 2024 - VBS IN MAYO

Mayo, Fla., - New Hope Baptist Church and Lighthouse Christian Center will be holding their Jungle Journey 2024 VBS July 14-19, from 6pm-8:30pm.VBS Will be held on the New Hope Campus located at 1370 N State Road 51 outside of Mayo.
Registration is now open!
TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK THE LINK BELOW.

GET IN THE GAME WITH JESUS - VBS

LIVE OAK, FLA., - JOIN US FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL JULY 15-18, 2024 FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM AGES PRE-K TO 12TH GRADE

SUWANNEE STATION BAPTIST CHURCH

3289 101st LANE

LIVE OAK, FL 32060

FOR MORE INFO CALL MISSY RICHARD AT 386-688-5985

SUWANNEE BOCC JULY 16 AGENDA

SUWANNEE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

JUDICIAL ANNEX BUILDING

218 PARSHLEY STREET SOUTHWEST

LIVE OAK, FLORIDA 32064

TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR JULY 16, 2024, AT 5:30 P.M.

Invocation

Pledge to American Flag

Pro Bass angler born without limbs coming to Mayo

Clay Dyer was born without any lower limbs, no arm on the left side and a partial arm on the right.
-Courtesy Photo

New Florida law bans balloon releases

Balloon Photo Courtesy Open Education

By Tami Stevenson

The release of balloons is a common and highly symbolic

 Young Cattlemen gain knowledge from summer camp

4-H members visiting Cracker Land and Cattle. -Photo: UF/IFAS

By Erin Dasher, Livestock Agent UF/IFAS Suw County

During the week of June 4th-7th 4-H members with an interest in the Florida Cattle Industry participated in camp focused on the segments of the industry. Moos on the MOOVE took a journey through a variation of different segments of the cattle industry including cow/calf, marketing, preconditioning, finishing, and seedstock.

Where's the Fireworks?

2023 Fireworks photo at Florida Gateway Fairgrounds - SVT Photo: Gabrielle Stevenson

By Tami Stevenson

The country will be celebrating 248 years of American Independence this year, and it seems everyone in our area will be celebrating on July 4!

State Employees Will Receive Extra Day Off for 4th of July Weekend

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis -Courtesy Photo

Staff Reports

Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that state offices will be closed on Friday, July 5, 2024, in celebration of Independence Day weekend.

New fire chief for Suwannee County

Daniel Miller. -Courtesy Photo

LIVE OAK, FLA., – A new fire chief for Suwannee County has been selected. A former EMS chief for Lake County Fire Rescue, Daniel Miller, accepted the job last week.

Madison’s Camp Cherry Lake cabin project receives nearly $1M

4H youth participating in a painting class at 4H Camp Cherry Lake. Photo taken 06-08-19. -Photo: UF/IFAS, Tyler Jones

Staff Reports

MADISON, FLA., – According to a Uf/IFAS press release by Meredith Bauer, Florida 4-H will begin renovating its historic 4-H Camp Cherry Lake after it received $900,000 from Governor DeSantis and the state legislature.