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City of Live Oak proposes millage rate for 2014-15
The Live Oak City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night at a special called meeting to set the maximum proposed property tax rate to 8.2366 mils, an increase from the current roll back rate of 6.7810.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Lafayette Chamber needs working members
Leta Hawkins from the Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce recently gave an update on what is going on in the community, as far as chamber events and the chamber in general.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
SCFR Assist. Chief Eyer passes away
Suwannee County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Robert J. Eyer, 58, of Live Oak, passed away suddenly on July 28, following a short illness.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Structure fire leads to discovery of pot operation
An O'Brien man was charged with multiple drug charges following a reported structure fire which resulted in a search warrant that revealed items used in a marijuana grow house, according to the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
E-learning contract approved with Suwannee County Schools
Members of the Suwannee County School Board debated on Tuesday, July 22, over the introduction of a new learning program to Suwannee County Schools that will offer an alternative to Florida Virtual School .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Community mourns loss of former mayor, Buddy Nott
Former Live Oak Mayor Angus P. "Buddy" Nott passed away on Wednesday, July 23, at his home.
Rant & Rave - July 25, 2014
Your Rant and Rave section is one of the best parts of your paper. It disappoints me when you publish it only once a week and then sometimes on a limited basis.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
News 4 Jax
Woman arrested after high-speed chase
According to the Baker County Sheriff's Office, a woman, under 30 years of age, was spotted by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, going eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-10, in Suwannee County.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Suwannee County Extension Update: The bermudagrass stem maggots are invading
It seems it is not just people who like to transplant themselves to Florida. One of the latest immigrants, now found in hayfields throughout Florida, is a tiny invasive fly called bermudagrass stem maggot.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Smokin' on the Suwannee temps taste buds, crowns a champ
The Suwannee County Fairgrounds filled fast with barbecue pit masters, contestants, vendors and of course folks with huge appetites Friday and Saturday marking the sixth year for the Smokin' on the Suwannee BBQ Festival.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Meet the teacher dates - Suwannee County
The Suwannee County School Board has released the meet your teacher schedule for this upcoming school year.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
County sets budget hearing, workshop dates
The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners met on Tuesday night for their regular meeting and set the dates for their budget workshop, as well as their tentative and final budget hearings for the upcoming 2014-15 fiscal year which begins Oct. 1. The budget workshop will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Live Oak City Hall at 9 a.m. The ... (more)
Missing person found deceased
A Live Oak man who was reported missing last week was found deceased on Saturday in a field approximately a mile and a half from where he was reported missing, according to Suwannee County Sheriff Tony Cameron.
Rant & Rave for July 18, 2014
Response to R&R from June 27 about being a native in Suw Cty...YES you do. Can't get a job, can't open a business, can't run for office, etc, etc.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Hamilton school district gets preliminary F grade
The 2013-14 preliminary school grades and cumulative district grades for elementary schools were released by the Florida Department of Education on Friday, July 11, and Hamilton County did not fare well.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Anthony Michael Ortiz, 18, who was sentenced to life in prison for first degree murder and two related charges, was re-sentenced recently regarding the two additional charges that will now be served concurrently with the life sentence.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rubio staffer to hold office hours in Suwannee County Thursday
A staff member from Senator Marco Rubio's office will be available at the following times and locations to meet one-on-one with citizens needing assistance dealing with issues such as Social Security, Medicare, Veterans Affairs benefits, immigration, the IRS, or any federal agency.
Suwannee County Commission meeting agenda for July 15, 2014
Speakers from the audience will be allowed three minutes to speak on items listed within this agenda following recognition by the Chairman and must speak from the podium.
Tobacco Free Suwannee encouraging local residential buildings to go smoke-free
Smoke-free multiunit housing, a growing trend throughout the country, is making its way to Florida.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Back to School Bash set for Aug. 9 in Suwannee County
The Suwannee Coalition is gearing up for their annual Back to School Bash which is just weeks away.