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Suwannee County Legislative Delegation Hearing set for Sept. 7

Hunter Peeler, Legislative Assistant

State Senator Jennifer Bradley, Chairwoman of the Suwannee County Legislative Delegation, announced last week that the annual delegation hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 7th, from 9:30 – 11:30 am. The location of the hearing is the Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Avenue, SE, Live Oak. Seating at the venue will provide for appropriate social distancing and the use of facial coverings is encouraged.

***UPDATE*** THIS HAS BEEN CANCELED***

Hamilton County Legislative Delegation Hearing set for Sept 9

Representative Chuck Brannan

The Florida House of Representatives District 10

Staz Guntek, Legislative Assistant

Representative Chuck Brannan (R-Macclenny), Chairman of the Hamilton County Legislative Delegation, announced last week that the annual delegation hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at 5:00 PM. The location of the hearing is the Hamilton County Courthouse, in the main court room at 207 NE First Street, Jasper, FL 32052.

Census data show Suwannee and Columbia growing

By Tami Stevenson

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2020 numbers last week showing Florida grew within the last ten years by 14.6 percent, while the nation’s growth was only 7.4 percent overall. The current population in Florida is now 21,538,187.

Convenience Store Owners Called On in Community Effort to Help Solve Crime

Attorney General Ashley Moody is enlisting convenience store owners from across Florida to help law enforcement solve crime. At a news conference in Tampa last week, Attorney General Moody highlighted a new partnership to encourage anonymous crime reporting to the statewide crime reporting tip line **TIPS.

Florida Department of Health and Florida Department of Education Publish Rules to Protect Parents’ Rights

Florida Department of Health and State Board of Education

Earlier this month the Florida Department of Health and State Board of Education issued Emergency Rules to protect parents’ freedom to choose what is best for their children.

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Initiatives to Recruit Law Enforcement Officers to Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday, three new policy proposals for the upcoming Legislative Session to help recruit new law enforcement officers and support Florida’s local and state law enforcement agencies.

Emergency COVID Kit

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This article first published in the Suwannee Valley Times on February 3, 2021. For anyone wishing to know more about how to help fight against COVID-19 and its variants, please visit this article.

SUWANNEE COMMISSION AUGUST 17 AGENDA

SUWANNEE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

JUDICIAL ANNEX BUILDING

218 PARSHLEY STREET SOUTHWEST

LIVE OAK, FLORIDA  32064

TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR AUGUST 17, 2021, 5:00 P.M.

Governor Ron DeSantis Presents Educators With $1,000 Disaster Relief Payments

~ In total, checks will be delivered to nearly 177,000 Florida educators ~

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  – Today, Governor DeSantis handed out the first of nearly 177,000 Disaster Relief Payments of up to $1,000 to Florida’s educators in recognition of their hard work to educate students in the 2020-2021 school year.

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In Loving Memory of

Evelyn Hunt (Anderson) Wood
January 27, 1928 – July 6, 2021

Evelyn Wood passed into the arms of her Savior on July 6, 2021,