Governor Ron DeSantis Signs HB 1421

Improving School Safety in Florida

Governor’s Press Office

Yesterday, June 7, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1421, which takes several measures to improve school safety in Florida.

The steps taken by HB 1421 build on


By Tami Stevenson

In the May 25, 2022 edition of this paper an article titled, “Full-service recording studio opens in Live Oak – Graffitti Studios,” inadvertently left out a key person in the portion of the article concerning Jerry Guy’s life, Herold White. His life, influence and accomplishments bears noting. The Suwannee Valley Times apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.
     Herold White is a Live Oak native and musician that had songs on the charts during

David Esco Wins American Patriots Scholarship

L-R, Donna Long, David Esco, Dana Darby, Terri Monroe -Photo: Submitted

Last Mile Scholarship Continues to Help Students Graduate

MADISON, FL – The NFC Foundation is pleased to celebrate four Last Mile Scholars and their recent graduation from North Florida College.

Meet candidate Jason Shoaf for Florida House District 7 on June 8


Live Oak, Fla., – Come meet candidate Jason Shoaf for Florida House District 7 at our Suwannee County Republican Party Campaign Headquarters THIS WEDNESDAY, June 8th, at 2pm. 

Full-service recording studio opens in Live Oak
Graffitti Studios – by musicians, for musicians

Graffitti Studios owner Robert Lansford, left, with partner, Jerry (Gerald) Guy sitting in the control room at the studio. -Photo: Submitted

Urology of North Florida
To Host a No Charge Prostate Cancer Screening

On Saturday, June 18, 2022 Urology of North Florida will sponsor a no-charge prostate cancer screening on site from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This screening will be open to the public in effort to promote early detection of prostate cancer.

Ellianos Coffee Partners with First Federal
$25 Million in Funding for Franchisees

Gigi Register, First Federal Bank’s Senior VP, pictured with Ellianos Coffee cup outside of First Federal’s John S. Flood Financial Center in Lake City. - Photo: Ellianos

Congratulations To RIVEROAK Technical College 2022 Graduates

National Honors Society Inductees -RIVEROAK Photo

Florida Folk Festival this weekend!

The 70th annual Florida Folk Festival is this Memorial Day weekend! A three-day celebration of Florida’s music, dance, food and other cultural heritages, from May 27-29, 2022 at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs.