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Lake City crash on US-41 causes heavy traffic, injuries

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Traffic is flowing smoothly again in Lake City on US-41 after a crash stalled the morning commute. According to FHP, the crash took place on the I-75 northbound entrance ramp from US-41 just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday. The northbound US-41 traffic was blocked as well...
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Lake City Reporter

Southern Exposure returns to Music Park

LIVE OAK — A Hamilton County band is back for more. Three weeks after its debut performance at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Southern Exposure is returning to the park’s Music Hall again…

Duke Energy powers up Micanopy battery site

Duke Energy announced the launch of two new battery sites in Alachua and Hamilton counties aimed at increasing reliability across the grid. The Alachua County site features a 8.25-megawatt lithium-ion battery in Micanopy. The battery began operations on Aug. 5 and has an expected lifespan of more than 10 years. The battery will help Duke Energy manage peak usage times and improve energy security.

Countdown To Kickoff: Branford Buccaneers

BRANFORD, Fla. (WCJB) -Football is a game of yards, but the Branford Buccaneers were fractions of a point away in the RPI system from reaching the state playoffs a year ago. The Bucs had a promising 3-0 start wiped out by a four-game skid--So 5-5 it was for a 1A Rural program that’s constantly cycling through talent.

Police Pension Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting

LAKE CITY POLICE PENSION BOARD OF TRUSTEES QUARTERLY MEETING. Public Safety Building 225 NW Main Blvd, Lake City, Florida 32055. Pursuant to Chapter 286, F.S., if an individual decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, that individual will need a record of the proceedings and will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing assistance to participate in any of these proceedings should contact Kim Kilgore at (239) 333-4872 prior to the meeting.
Lake City Reporter

City budgets $160K for Dyal

Pay increases proposed for all city employees. Dropping the interim tag will also lead to a hefty raise for Lake City’s new administrator. Maybe. According to city budget documents, Paul Dyal is set to make $160,000 as the city manager. Dyal,…

Tee Time Week 10: Pinson vs. The Pro (Quail Heights)

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - In week 10 of Tee Time, Chris Pinson faces his second head-to-head match against a club pro. Pinson finds himself in Lake City, squaring off against Tammy Carter-Winnett, of Quail Heights Country Club. The two go toe-to-toe on hole No. 15. The par-3 measures about...

Lake City Humane Society has seen an uptick in animals coming in

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County isn’t the only place struggling to cope with a massive surge of unwanted animals. Monday night, Lake City officials learned they have a similar problem. Lake City Humane Society President Keith Williams revealed their shelter, which normally takes in about 100 animals...

Twiddle Announces Fall Tour 2022

Twiddle will hit the road for a fall tour in support of their recently released studio album, Every Last Leaf. The Vermont-based jam quartet detailed 23 tour dates in 19 cities spanning October 25 through December 17. The tour begins with a concert at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia...

Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo Starts Wednesday?

The 2022 Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo starts Wednesday, August 17th, at the Lee Civic Center in Fort Myers, Florida. “We’re really looking forward to the 2022 Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo,” said show director Josh McGill. “This is a terrific event for growers to come out and get some great CEU (continuing education unit) credits, hear some great seminars and visit the trade show to see the exhibitors.”

Lake City hires new attorney, permanent manager

The Lake City Council voted to hire new city attorneys and promote the interim city manager to a permanent position during a special and regular meeting on Monday evening. During the special meeting that happened first, attorneys Scott Walker and Thomas Kennon III from different law firms pitched a plan for Lake City to hire them jointly for the city attorney position.

Person of interest identified in Live Oak double murder investigation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A month after a double murder in Suwannee County, sheriff’s deputies have a person of interest in the case. The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office gave an update on Friday on the homicide investigation into a man and woman who were shot and killed in their car in Live Oak on July 9.