Public Invited to comment on Law Enforcement
Submitted by FDLE
Tallahassee, Fla., – Assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be visiting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on March 14-16 to examine all aspects of the department’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services. As part of the assessment, agency personnel and members of the community are invited to offer comments. Comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.
Electric cooperatives collaborate with
U of F to conduct “Smart Garden” project
Understanding impacts indoor agriculture has on electric grid
Smart Garden Indoor Ag Facility - Photo: Submitted by Jon Little
By Jon Little - SVEC
Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC), Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and the University of Florida (UF) North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC)-Suwannee Valley, have come together to conduct a new indoor agriculture research project in Live Oak, Florida.
Career Day Feb 17, 2022 – In person this year!
Submitted by Tracy Henderson
4-H Disc Golf Club Sparks Youth Interest While Teaching Life Skills
4-H Disc Golfers at the end of a round of Golf. Left to Right, Brandon Stallings, Club Leader Carolyn Saft, Lacey Hermanson, Club Leader Amanda Law, Peyton Hermanson, Austin Stallings, Tanner Hermanson. -Photo: Submitted
New COVID variant BA.2 more contagious – Rapidly spreading throughout US
By Tami Stevenson
The spread of a new variant of the Omicron strain, BA.2 was detected in Denmark in December. It has now spread throughout the UK and is rapidly spreading in the US. Early last week, US health officials reported only three cases. By the end of the week, officials said that half of the states in the US reported BA.2 cases.
SRWMD welcomes Troy Roberts
Live Oak, Fla., – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has announced the hiring of Troy Roberts as its new Communications and Outreach Manager.
Honoring Black History Month - Flora Batsen
-Photo: CC Courtesy
Staff Reports – According to historical research, Flora Batson (1864–1906) was a popular and well-known concert singer, nicknamed “The Double-Voiced Queen of Song” because of her soprano-baritone range. She was often compared to the great Jenny Lind in the press.
Obituary - OBIT
In Memory of
Anita Whitmore Brown
Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Tom Moffses, M.Ed.
Administrator, Columbia/Hamilton County Health Departments
Robbie’s Café expands in midst of pandemic
Back, L-R: Tyler Gibson and Jimmy Stansel, Front: Owners Cindy and Robert Gibson
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