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Friday Aug 22 | WCTV Tallahassee

Fundraiser in Honor of Robert Eyer

They dished up Boston Butt, coleslaw and baked beans in support of Vivid Visions, who helps victims of domestic violence.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

Lynn Haven man dies in I-10 wreck

A 20-year-old Lynn Haven man died Friday from injuries he sustained in a one vehicle wreck on I-10 in Suwannee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Lynn Haven, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

News 4 Jax

Body of missing Live Oak boy identified

Live Oak Police Chief Buddy Williams has confirmed the body of a child that was recovered Friday is that of 9-year-old Leo Walker.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Lynn Haven Man is Killed in I-10 Accident

Florida Highway Patrol officials say 20-year-old Ian Raymond McKeever was driving a 2006 Toyota Tundra westbound in Suwannee County on I-10 near Mile Marker 286 at a high rate of speed.

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Related Topix: Lynn Haven, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

Opinion: Making the case for a $30K raise

While serving two consecutive terms as county commission chairman, I worked very closely with County Administrator Randy Harris.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL, Opinion

Suwanee Democrat

Guest column - Randy Harris saves the county money

We have a new bit of controversy brewing that a few people would like to use to once again divide our community: County Administrator Randy Harris's new contract.

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Suwanee Democrat

Missing child: 8 a.m. - Media briefing at 9 a.m. with LOPD Chief Buddy Willliams

Media briefiing will be held at 9 a.m. Friday with Live Oak Police Chief Buddy Williams.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

Suwannee County Commission agenda for Aug. 19, 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.

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Suwanee Democrat

Missing child: Officials continue search on foot, door-to-door

Live Oak Police, Suwannee County Sheriff's deputies and department of corrections officers are continuing a search for 9-year-old Leo Walker, who went missing around 4 a.m. this morning.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

Chamber seeks nominations for businesses of the year

The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2014 small and large business of the year award.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

2 vehicles overturn in Live Oak crash

One vehicle, a large truck transporting ice, struck a dark grey Dodge Ram 1500, causing it to overturn and rest on its side on the north side of US Highway 90. The larger truck also overturned and lay in the middle of the highway.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL

Suwanee Democrat

County administrator inks 5 year contract; $30k raise

The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday night at their regular monthly meeting to amend County Administrator Randy Harris' employment contract, giving him a five year extension and a $30,000 raise as compensation for performing duties as public works director.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

SR 51 closed due to crash near Hal Adams Bridge

State Road 51 between the Ag station in Luraville and the Hal Adams Bridge leading into Lafayette County is closed to traffic as Florida Highway Patrol works the scene of a single vehicle crash, according to Lafayette County Sheriff Brian Lamb.

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Related Topix: Lafayette County, FL

Suwanee Democrat

Mayo man arrested for grand theft of utilities, drug charges

A Mayo man was arrested Saturday and charged with grand theft of utilities and multiple drug charges after a search warrant revealed he was diverting electrical power and was in possession of a marijuana grow house, according to the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WCTV Tallahassee

Live Oak Medical Center Proposal

"I think it would a great thing to have," says resident Barbara Givens. "We won't have to go out of town and it would be very convenient for us."

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL, Pediatrics, Lake City, FL

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

Fort White motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

A Fort White man was tragically killed early Monday morning when his motorcycle traveled into the path of oncoming traffic and collided with a dump truck in south Suwannee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Fort White, FL, Lake City, FL

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WCTV Tallahassee

Suwannee County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Zwick was traveling southbound on his motorcyle towards State Road 247 in Suwannee County.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Suwanee Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: Lafayette County, FL

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