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

2nd Dose Vaccination Dates in Columbia County

Staff Reports

Lake City, Fla., – The Columbia County Health Department will be providing 2nd dose vaccinations on Tuesday, February 16th to individuals that received their 1st dose on Thursday, January 21st.

COVID Vaccines at Publix, Walmart and Winn Dixie in Suwannee, Madison and Columbia Counties

On Tuesday, February 9th, Governor Ron DeSantis announced additional vaccination sites across Florida through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. These sites will begin vaccinations on Friday, February 12th and includes Publix, Walmart, Sam's Club and Winn Dixie.

SUWANNEE COUNTY IN-PERSON HEARINGS CHANGE

Staff Reports

Third Circuit Chief Justice Mark E. Feagle sent out a memorandum February 9, 2021, announcing Suwannee County is now allowed to have limited in-person hearings.

LIVE OAK FEB 9 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

City of Live Oak Regular Monthly Council Meeting A G E N D A Tuesday February 9, 2021 5:30 P.M.

Eighty-year-old letter in matchbox found during church restoration

Contains message for future generations

Painter pointing to the keystone where he found the matchbox while restoring the ceiling of Sint-Jacobskerk Church in Antwerp, Belgium. -Photo: City of Antwerp Courtesy Photo

Emergency COVID Kit

-Photo: CDC Courtesy

By Tami Stevenson

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are searching for solutions to protect themselves from the virus by using hand sanitizers, social distancing and wearing masks. But what about taking supplements to boost your immune system to fight against it? Do they work?

Suwannee River Water Management District

Remote And Limited In-Person Options Available For February Governing Board Meeting

LIVE OAK, FLA.,– The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, February 9 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public with limited seating capacity.

Construction Begins on Lake City Medical Center Expansion

~ Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Community Will Increase Access to Healthcare and Create New Career Opportunities in Columbia County and Surrounding Areas ~

RIVEROAK Nursing Students Help Administer COVID Vaccinations

RIVEROAK students Kayla Jackson (left) and Alex Sullivan (right) helped administer COVID vaccinations last month in Lafayette County. -Photo: RIVEROAK Technical College

Cannabis Center in Jasper hosts ribbon-cutting

Agriculture leaders came together to celebrate the official opening of one of the largest hemp centers of its kind: Green Point Research Cannabis Center of Excellence

Green Point Research celebrates the official opening of its operational headquarters in Hamilton County, Florida, February 1, 2021. -Photo: Submitted