Plane crashes in Suwannee County. One man flown to Shands Gainesville for injuries.
Two people were sent to hospitals for injuries they sustained in a small plane crash Sunday afternoon in Suwannee County, according to Public Safety Director James Sommers.
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Our Opinion: Staying competitive
You'd be right. Gov. Rick Scott, in Tuesday's State of the State address, proudly pointed to an unemployment rate that has fallen to 6.3 percent and the addition of more than 460,000 private-sector jobs since 2010.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Catalyst site uses amended
The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to begin the process of establishing a new zoning category for the catalyst site and modify the list of allowable uses that would determine which companies could locate there.
Farnsworth named county's economic development director
The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night at their regular monthly meeting to hire Shane Farnsworth of Columbus, Ohio as the county's new economic development director.
Police chief position on agenda Tuesday night
The Live Oak City Council will hold the final reading of Ordinance 1353 at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night to determine if the chief of police position should go on the May ballot to let the voters decide if it should be elected or appointed, as it currently is.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Extension workshop: Attracting butterflies to your garden
UF/IFAS Suwannee County Master Gardeners will be offering an "Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden" workshop on Thursday, March 13, from 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Heritage Park and Gardens in Live Oak.
Morning Update for Thursday, March 6, 2014
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Teacher scores released
The Florida Department of Education has released the Value Added Model scores of all teachers in the state including Suwannee County school teachers.
Woman jailed for DUI following crash
A Branford woman was jailed Saturday for DUI after rear ending a vehicle, causing minor injuries to the driver, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Suwannee native makes name for self at Pfizer
Suwannee County native Edress Darsey, PharmD, was recently named the Global Pediatric Medical Director for Pfizer Pediatric Center of Excellence, according to Pfizer officials.
Century Ambulance reps speak out
Editor's note: The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners listened to concerns Century Ambulance representatives had concerning the county performing non-emergency medical transport at their regular meeting Tuesday night.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Legislative session begins Tuesday
The 2014 Florida Regular Legislative Session will convene at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, in Tallahassee and will adjourn on Friday, May 2. Florida Senate President Don Gaetz and Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford recently announced their Work Plan 2014.
Morning Update for Monday, March 3, 2014
HAMILTON COUNTY: First Street Northwest The road is scheduled to be closed mid-week, weather pending, from First Avenue Northwest to Central Avenue Northeast to install a drainage pipe in preparation for paving a bike trail.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
O'Brien man receives minor injuries in crash from drunk driver
An O'Brien was sent to the hospital after a rear end collision by a drunk driver Saturday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Suwannee County Commission meeting agenda for March 4, 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.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Top 3 selected for Suwannee County economic development director
The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners held interviews last week for the county's new economic development director position and selected their top three to begin negotiations with.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Farmers market idea gains momentum
The idea of bringing a farmers market to downtown Live Oak gained more traction Monday night as several local farmers and growers met with Live Oak Community Redevelopment Agency members and others in an informal meeting to discuss the idea.
Sawmill construction imminent?
Klausner Lumber One LLC could soon begin construction on a sawmill that will be located at the catalyst site in Northwestern Suwannee County.
Rant & Rave for Feb. 21
Holy cow? Did you realize that the new County Economic Development Director will be responsible for activities at the catalyst site? $45,000 to $60,000 per year won't be worth it to any appropriately qualified person.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
UF/IFAS Extension 2014 Program Plans for Suwannee County
The year 2014 is well underway as are many programs being planned at the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences/Suwannee County Extension Office.