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Live Oak native Cody Ray Lee and dog born deaf go on to create new category at NRS Championships

Cody Ray Lee, left, with brother Jared Lewis Lee and Hangin’ Tree Cowdog Batman just before the competition that created a new category at NRS Championships. -Photo Submitted

Driving school contract suspended by FLHSMV – Giving test answers

Staff Reports

In a press release last Friday, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) said they issued a Notice of Emergency Suspension of its agreement with Universal Driving School, Inc.,

Long-term care facility visitation lightened

Staff Reports

Governor Ron DeSantis, last Thursday, announced that he has directed the Division of Emergency Management

FDLE upgrades Criminal History Internet site

FDLE updated Florida’s Computerized Criminal History Internet webpage, making it mobile friendly and easier to use.  For $24, plus a $1 credit card processing fee, citizens can request a Florida criminal history search from the website, with results usually returned in seconds. The link to the newly designed webpage is below:


No signs or symptoms needed to be tested

 No appointment needed to be tested

 You must bring a valid ID

FDOT in Northeast Florida Announces Anti-Litter Campaign 

LAKE CITY, Fla. – Monday, officials from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced the start of a month-long campaign focused on reminding drivers to be mindful of not littering while traveling along Florida’s roadways. The initiative was created due to an increased presence of trash and debris on the interstate systems in Northeast Florida.

NFC Gives Notice of Fee Increase Proposal

In compliance with Florida Statute 1009.23, Educational Scholarships, Fees, and Financial Assistance,

North Florida College Visits the Corey Maurice Academy in Jasper

Pictured, left to right, are Catherine Cason, Corey Maurice Academy teacher for 5th-8th grade; Kavon Horne; Joshua Johnson; Ja'Darius Horne; Corey Maurice Academy Co-Founder Dr. Phillip Jackson; Macenzie Miller; NFC Recruitment Coordinator Windy Gamble; Brianna Ward; Makayla Corbitt; and Makhia Miller.

Columbia and Hamilton COVID-19 Testing Dates 

 The Florida Department of Health in Columbia and Hamilton counties will conduct NO-COST drive-thru testing for COVID-19. 

Suwannee GOP Trump Train Rally draws motivated crowds

Hunter Peeler, Chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party, gets the crowd involved during the Trump Train Rally cake auction, Saturday -SVT Photo by Tami Stevenson