JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Northeast Florida counties are starting to release information about sandbag availability as Hurricane Ian moves toward Florida. Here is the information we have received from the following local counties:. WATCH THE FORECAST | DOWNLOAD THE APPS. Bradford County. Bradford County Sheriff’s Office’s Emergency Management Division is...
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LAKE CITY, Fla. – As Hurricane Ian threatens to affect parts of Florida later this week, crews are forming plans of how they plan to help in the aftermath. Florida Power & Light is ready to assist different communities in the state. Hundreds of crews from 27 different states...
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - The Lake Shore Hospital Authority will consider a new budget and proposals on Monday. These proposals and budget come from outside groups who would like to use parts of their facility. The meeting will begin around 5 p.m. You will be able to attend virtually...
A Jacksonville man died and another victim was injured in a Saturday morning shooting in Lake City. According to a Lake City Police Department (LCPD) release, officers on a traffic stop were interrupted by the sound of nearby gunfire around 1 a.m. The officers responded to the area of 877...
Columbia County emergency officials are monitoring Hurricane Ian. Officials said Monday that the county will distribute sandbags beginning Tuesday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at three locations:. Columbia County Public Works — 607 NW Quinten St., Lake City, Fla., 32055. Southside Sports Complex — 1963 SW Bascom Norris...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Many North Central Florida Locations are offering free sandbags in preparation for Hurricane Ian. The sandbags can be used at the point of entry in a home to reduce the likelihood of flooding. The locations are listed below. Some are self-service. Alachua County sandbag locations. Alachua...
Citrus County Chronicle
TALLAHASSEE — A Black farmer who has grown soybeans, corn, peanuts, watermelon and peas on his 1,137-acre McAlpin farm for more than four decades can add a new crop to the mix – marijuana. Terry Donnell Gwinn, who operates Gwinn Brothers Farm with his brother Clifford, is in...
According to a report from the Madison Police Department (MPD), on Thursday, Sept. 15, at approximately 8:19 a.m., a two-vehicle crash occurred at the corner of Range Avenue and Haynes Street, near downtown Madison. The report states that a blue Hyundai four-door sedan, driven by Pauline Richardson was traveling east...
Located on Lake Shore Drive, just east of Duval Street, there is a small body of water known as Lake Frances. That's right, Frances. If you have been spelling it Lake Francis, do not worry. You are certainly not alone. The Florida Memory Website, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and several business signs in town use the “-is” spelling form. This confusion may have been derived from seemingly conflicting signs around the lake. In the dock vicinity, the name of the lake is spelled out on the sidewalk, “Lake Frances,” but a road that dead-ends into the lake is spelled, “Francis Street.” After much reading, chatting and researching, however, the much debated name of our hometown lake seems to have been settled.
Columbia County emergency officials are monitoring Tropical Depression 9. Currently, there is no immediate threat to the area. According to officials, the movement of the storm over the next several days will determine if there may be a threat to Columbia County. “Residents and visitors should use this time to...
After a suspected Aug. 6 argument between an uncle and his nephew that resulted in the fatal shooting of the uncle, Gregory Williams, of Madison, the Madison Police Department (MPD) reports that the suspect has turned himself in. On Thursday, Sept. 15, Chief Reggie Alexander received a call from Kendrick...
SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. — The owner of a Suwannee County farm is in line to be the state’s newest medical marijuana operator, beating out 11 other applicants competing for a license earmarked for a Black farmer with ties to Florida. The state Department of Health on Tuesday announced...
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - Meridian Behavioral Healthcare leaders have plenty of open job positions to fill as the company expands into different corners of North Central Florida. On Thursday, the provider held a job fair at their Lake City location at 439 SW Michigan St. Chief Human Resource Officer...
If you have an upcoming road trip, you’ll encounter gas stations along the way, but nothing can match a Busy Bee Gas Station experience. During my recent trip to Tallahassee, I got the chance to drop by a large unique one-stop-shop that offers all the essentials you need on the road such as gas and many more.
The Madison City Commission met on Tuesday, Sept. 13, greeted with a special gift from Madison County native and World Series winner Lorenzo Cain. Deloris Jones, representing the Lorenzo Cain Committee which worked to have signs erected to recognize Cain, presented the commissioners and others with autographed baseballs from Cain.
According to the Lake City Police Department (LCPD), officers responded to a report around 10:19pm that a gun was fired multiple times outside of a residence located on NW Lee Lane. LCPD says that one of the individuals who was at the residence stated that they heard around 15-20 gunshots...
Just in time for the “Lee Homecoming” community event, the park next to Lee Town Hall, received a significant “facelift” on Friday, Sept. 9. This comes through the help and generosity of nearly 70 employees and volunteers from Grimmway Farms. “Each year, we decide to help...
More than a dozen shots were fired at a Lake City residence on Tuesday evening. According to a Lake City Police Department (LCPD) release, officers responded at 10:19 p.m. to NW Lee Lane to the report of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers found three uninjured individuals inside the residence. One person...
If you’re looking for an opportunity to give back, United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades is looking for volunteers to help out during the upcoming tax season. “This is a volunteer driven program and we need volunteers,” said Mary Meador, volunteer engagement and Volunteer Income Tax program manager with United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades. “Volunteers are trained and certified through an IRS program to do simple tax returns for families who make less than $66,000 a year.”