Lafayette County, FL


ATV crash in Lafayette County leaves one man dead

MAYO, Fla. (WCJB) - A man was killed while riding an ATV in Lafayette County Tuesday. The crash happened at 947 NW CR 250 in Mayo Tuesday. A 27-year-old mane was driving the four-wheeler with a minor in the passenger seat. The ATV flipped over ejecting the driver out of the seat.
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Putting a shine on Lafayette County

MAYO — The landscape of the Town of Mayo is getting a quick makeover ahead of the Independence Day weekend. The Lafayette Board of County Commissioners met Monday afternoon to discuss several items…
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Clock tower’s return to Mayo slowed down

MAYO — Time has slowed down on the Lafayette County Courthouse getting its clock tower back. According to Steve Land, the county’s clerk of court and comptroller, the crane to restore the clock…
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ATV rollover kills Mayo man

DAY — A Mayo man was killed Tuesday night when an ATV overturned and landed on him in northeastern Lafayette County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 27-year-old was driving a Yamaha…
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Courthouse clock tower repairs ticking down

MAYO — The time is nearing for the clock tower to return to the Lafayette County Courthouse. Steve Land, the county’s clerk of court and comptroller, informed the County Commission at its workshop…
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DOH hoping pantries provide food access

MAYO — Looking to fill a need, the Florida Department of Health in Lafayette and Suwannee counties is now hoping for help in stocking shelves. As part of the department’s Healthiest Weight Florida…
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Griffeth named new Partnership for Strong Families CEO

Pennypacker retires from agency after eight years as head. The community-based care agency for North Florida has a new administrative head. Partnership for Strong Families — which serves 13 counties including Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette and Suwannee —…
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It’s camp season for Lafayette 4-H

MAYO — Starting with a Clover Bud Camp for younger children, Lafayette County 4-H is sprouting plenty of youth activities this summer. Starting next week and lasting through late July, the UF/IFAS…

Ron DeSantis Highlights $6.5 Million for Projects in Lafayette County

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis highlighted more than $6.5 million in budget allocations for projects throughout Lafayette County for the upcoming 2022-2023 Fiscal Year. The governor’s intent to approve these projects in the General Appropriations Act will allow for the implementation of several public safety and infrastructure needs for Lafayette County.DeSantis also announced his intent to approve a $400 million appropriation supporting Florida’s Broadband Opportunity Grant Program and a $30 million appropriation for the state’s Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Region softball playoff round-up: Fort White tops Lafayette

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The Fort White softball team defended home field against Lafayette in their Class 1A Region Semifinal contest, winning 3-1, on Thursday, to advance to the Regional Final against Union County on May 17. The Indians scored two of their three runs off the bat of N’Coreyia...