Suwannee Valley Times is distributed into the following cities and towns: Lake City, Live Oak, Madison, Branford, Dowling Park, Falmouth, Lee, Wellborn, Jasper, White Springs, Fort White, High Springs and Alachua

Suwannee Valley Teens Tour Washington, D.C.

L-R: Sarah Welch, Ella Hancock and Elijah Dockery snap a photo in front of the Capital Building in Washington D.C. -Courtesy Photo

Jasper Police Chief dies in crash

Jasper Police Chief Anthony (Tony) Rickerson

Live Oak Tractor Supply Helps Young People Get Growing With Free Future Gardeners Kit and pet adoption same-day event

Corey Simon and Jason Shoaf open satellite offices in Live Oak

Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce, 212 North Ohio Avenue in Live Oak. -SVT Archived Photo

Senator Corey Simon, above, and Representative Jason Shoaf

Manhattan Film Festival Selects Local Film

Magic getting out of her limo at her film’s premiere. -Photo: Submitted

Suwannee Springcrest Elementary Achieves Lighthouse Certification

SSE Student Lighthouse Team (composed of 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students) with the coordinator, Theda Roper. Front row (L to R): Kadence Rickett, Alania Hodge, Addison Rodgers, Ryan Keeler, Willow Hamilton, Zoey Sturdivant and coordinator, Theda Roper. Second Row (L to R): Kydin Leighton, Brielle Dukes, ILA  Alcorn, Bailee Jo Ambrose, Olivia Cauley, Kahleigha Mobley. Back Row (L to R): Alberyo Casado and Jayce Olive.  Not pictured: Hanna Beard. -Photo: Submitted

Suwannee UF/IFAS Extension
Car Buying Workshop: What Teens Should Know


By Kim Griffin, UF/IFAS Suwannee Extension

Is your teen ready to embark on an exciting journey towards automotive independence? We have an incredible opportunity that will equip them with the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to make smart decisions when it comes to buying their first car. Suwannee County Extension,

Local business woman reported missing - no foul play indicated

Beverly Yagins

Live Oak, Fla., – According to an updated release from Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday,
***UPDATE***Based on information obtained by SCSO Investigators, it is believed that Yagins left on her own, and there are no indications of foul play related to her disappearance.

• Yagins is still sought after by Law Enforcement to verify that she is safe, as her actions have drawn concern for her welfare by her family and friends.

North Florida College President’s List and Academic Dean’s List Announced for Spring 2023

 MADISON, FL – North Florida College is proud to recognize 138 Sentinels for outstanding academic achievement at the conclusion of its Spring Term 2023.

 Students included in the President’s List are full-time students who, during the term, earned a grade point average of 3.8 or higher for at least 12 college credit hours of coursework.

 Those who are recognized in the Academic Dean’s List have earned a grade point average of 3.50 to 3.79 on coursework of at least 12 hours.

 Congratulations to these outstanding Sentinels.

Camel rides big hit at Wellborn Blueberry Festival

Vatalluney and Vallerie of Live Oak, riding Boris the camel as he smiles for the camera. One of the most popular kids attractions at the festival this year. -SVT Photo by Tami Stevenson

An estimated 11,000 visitors shopped with over 100 vendors during the blueberry festival. -SVT Photo