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Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run
Law Enforcement officials are looking for the driver who hit and killed a motorcyclist near Trenton this afternoon.
Some exits off I-75 near Lake City will be shut down for resurfacing
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - Exits off of a highway near Lake City are being shut down starting tonight. North and southbound exits off of I-75 onto State Road 47 will close from 8 p.m. Feb. 25, until 6 a.m. Feb. 26. The exits will close on that schedule every...
The Week Ahead: Your stories to look out for in North Central Florida
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - On Monday, Lake City City Council members will decide on filling the district 13 seat left open when Todd Sampson resigned at the end of December. Only one resident, James Carter, has applied. Alachua County commissioners on Tuesday will consider approving a $1.5 million pilot program...
Embark on a Culinary Adventure: 3 Lake City Pizzas You Need to Try
In this article, we explore three exceptional pizzerias in Lake City. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
School district thankful for city funding
City providing cash to help with pending move out of Niblack. Columbia County School District officials are thankful for the helping hand offered by their city counterparts in the Niblack Elementary School move. The Lake City Council voted Tuesday to provide …
Ridaught: Branford looks to complete the mission as softball season starts
For the second year in a row, there were no state titles for area softball teams. However, that didn’t stop another school from setting a program record. Two years ago, the Dixie County (Cross City) and Fort White softball teams advanced to their first final four in program history.
Bell man dies in ATV accident
A Bell man died Wednesday afternoon when the ATV he was driving collided with a tractor trailer. According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident occurred at 1:36 p.m. north of Bell in Gilchrist County. A 51-year-old Bell man was driving an ATV west on NW 87th Place and did...
Wawa moving in: Convenience store planned for old I-75 Autos site
Plans to bring a Wawa convenience store to Lake City are well underway. Lake City’s planning and zoning board will consider a site plan for the Wawa at its March 5 meeting for a 5,915-square-foot…
Weather forecast – February 26, 2024
Monday morning lows will be in the low 40s, then temperatures will warm up to the mid-70s and continue to warm through Wednesday. There is no rain in the forecast for Monday. The post Weather forecast – February 26, 2024 appeared first on Alachua Chronicle.
Overnight I-75 detours planned for Lake City
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - The Florida Department of Transportation will temporarily close some highway exit ramps beginning next week. The I-75 northbound and southbound exit ramps at State Road 47 in Lake City will be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting Sunday, February 25th through Friday, March 1st.
Culinary Adventure: Discover Lake City's Top 3 Mexican Food Spots
1. Salsas - Lake City. Address: 4578 SW Heritage Oaks Cir, Lake City, FL 32024. Salsas in Lake City is a highly praised local Tex-Mex restaurant known for its excellent service, large portions, and fresh, authentic cuisine. The food, ranging from the popular Salsas quesadilla to the best-in-town Mexican fare, is consistently good, with special mentions for their cheese dip, enchiladas, and unique Cheese Chile Rellenos. Patrons also appreciate the fast service, friendly staff, and the affordability of the place, including their regular Margaritas and daily lunch specials. While some have expressed minor disappointments, the overall consensus is positive, making Salsas a must-visit when in the area.
Lake Butler man, who allegedly followed an Alachua woman home and tried to enter her house, arrested in Gainesville after allegedly hitting skateboard rider
Ernesto Angel Morales-Alejo, 20, was arrested yesterday in Gainesville after allegedly hitting a man riding a skateboard and failing to stop; he was also charged with following an Alachua woman home in January and trying to enter her home. The post Lake Butler man, who allegedly followed an Alachua woman home and tried to enter her house, arrested in Gainesville after allegedly hitting skateboard rider appeared first on Alachua Chronicle.
Cross City residents participate in a clean-up effort
CROSS CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - Cross City residents came together to help keep their city beautiful. Volunteers went around the city, picking up trash. City officials and Dixie County deputies were also participating in the clean-up effort. Residents are working to clean up the city in preparation for their centennial...
1950s Florida murder case inspires world premiere musical at Westcoast Black Theatre
The COVID pandemic forced a four-year delay for Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present the world premiere of its first original musical, created by founder and Artistic Director Nate Jacobs and several collaborators. On Feb. 28, after two previous efforts were canceled because of COVID, audiences will finally get to...
Live Oak nets $600K for utility upgrades
LIVE OAK — The growth of commercial development near the Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 129 interchange in Suwannee County got another boost from the State of Florida on Friday. The City of Live Oak…
GIRLS WRESTLING: Raulerson is making history at Columbia, and she’s only a freshman
Josie Raulerson wrestled at Lake City Middle School and admittedly didn’t like it. She wasn’t even thrilled with the idea of continuing the sport at Columbia. More than anything, wrestling was just…
Columbia County School District wins new equipment for culinary program
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Columbia County high schoolers won five thousand dollars worth of pots and pans for their school district. Students from a Columbia high school culinary program won first place in a taste test sponsored by the Florida Department of Agriculture. Students secured a 5 thousand dollar grant...
Parking lot, building interest on top for LSHA
No appraisal received as of Friday afternoon. The Lake Shore Hospital Authority properties and buildings continue to draw interest from other parties. With more property and building inquiries, the LHSA board has scheduled a special meeting to…
Morgan voted state group’s VP
County emergency director honored to serve FEPA. Columbia County’s Emergency Management Director has a few more responsibilities on his radar. Shayne Morgan was recently elected as the vice president of the Florida Emergency Preparedness…
‘Once someone’s gone they’re never forgotten’: Beer for Brains event honors softball coach
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -People gathered into the High Springs Brewing Company for the 4th annual “Beer for Brains” event in memory of Jeremy Payne. “It shows that once someone’s gone they’re never forgotten, and it shows how much love and support we have in our community,” shared Makenna Payne, Jeremy’s daughter.