Shooting Results in Death of 19-Year-Old in Lake CityNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
In 1988 a woman disappeared in Florida, and her 2-year-old daughter was found deceased on a highwayAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Robbery at Lake City Walgreens Prompts Police InvestigationNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
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Jesse Rance Moore Convicted in Series of Pharmacy Robberies, Faces Extensive Federal Prison TimeNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Dowling Park woman killed in crash near Perry; what FHP says happened
According to a news release from FHP, the crash happened near the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and Dice Road.
Woman charged for neglect in dogs’ deaths
A Lake City woman faces a pair of animal cruelty charges four months after a pair of dogs died from neglect and starvation. Destane’e Thomas, 28, was arrested Friday on the animal cruelty charges,…
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office spreading cheer, and presents, throughout community
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the community to come together for the children this holiday season.
This City Has Been Named the Worst City to Live in Florida
Florida, the Sunshine State, is renowned for its captivating beaches, vibrant culture, and bustling cities. However, beneath its alluring exterior lies a stark reality – Florida also harbors some of the least desirable places to reside. This article delves into the depths of Florida’s urban landscape, uncovering the city that has been dubbed the most undesirable place to call home.
“Light the Way to Christmas” with the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce’s 39th Annual Christmas on the Square
Danny Federico firstname.lastname@example.org As the holiday season fast approaches, Suwannee County is buzzing with excitement for the 39th year of the highly anticipated Christmas on the Square, hosted by the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce. During this three-day event, held from Thursday, Nov. 30 to Saturday, Dec. 2, historic downtown Live Oak will be transformed into a festive wonder.
Arrest made after gunfire, chase in Live Oak
LIVE OAK — A Live Oak man is in custody following gunfire and a high-speed chase early Saturday morning. According to a Live Oak Police Department release, officers responded to the 800 block of…
Semi driver dies in I-75 accident in Columbia County
A 47-year-old Lawrenceville, Georgia man died Tuesday morning when his tractor-trailer drifted off Interstate 75 south of Lake City and collided with several trees. According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the driver was traveling south on I-75 near mile marker 425 at 12:47 a.m. on the inside lane when he drifted southwest across the middle and outside lanes and exited onto the west shoulder. The tractor-trailer entered a ditch where it collided with several trees.
Wake Up to Flavor: Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Spots in Lake City
In this article, we explore three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Lake City. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please share them in the comments section below!
14-year-old cyclist suffers critical injuries after being hit by vehicle in Lake City
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - A 14-year-old is fighting to survive after a vehicle versus bicycle crash on Northwest Bascom Norris Drive on Monday evening. Lake City Police Department officers say around 5:50 p.m. they found the teenager lying on the side of the roadway, unconscious and breathing. The patient was taken to a nearby trauma unit for treatment of critical injuries including an apparent head injury.
Teenager dies in Lake City shooting
A 19-year-old man died from gunshot wounds following a shooting on NW Long Street in Lake City on Sunday morning. According to a Lake City Police Department (LCPD) release, officers were dispatched to NW Long Street to the report of gunshots. When they arrived, they found Nicholas Rashard Whitehead suffering...
Blind Navy Vet Takes Cops to Court Over ‘Bogus’ Arrest
A legally blind U.S. Navy veteran who was jailed overnight last year after cops mistook his mobility cane for a handgun, is now suing the two officers who locked him up—one of whom was demoted over the incident—for violating his civil rights.“I can function to where people are like, ‘Man, you’re lying, you ain’t disabled,’” James Hodges told The Daily Beast. “I’ve had a lot of practice, and a lot of fighting in rehab, so I do my orientation in mobility a lot better than a lot of people think I ought to be able to.”Authorities offered Hodges a payout...
Lake City Walgreens robbed at gunpoint
A male suspect allegedly robbed a Lake City Walgreens at gunpoint Sunday morning and fled on foot with cash taken from a safe. According to a Lake City Police Department (LCPD) release, the suspect entered the Walgreens at 2094 W. US Highway 90 at 6:25 a.m. and asked an employee to speak to the manager.
County, Fort White holding joint meeting
The Columbia County Commission and Fort White Town Council will finally meet. After the commission delivered a 30-day notice to the council to schedule a joint meeting on Nov. 1, the two boards will…
Suwannee 4-H excels at North Florida Fair
Katie Jones Contributor On Saturday, Nov. 11, Suwannee County 4-H took 12 members to the North Florida Fair to participate in the Agriculture Judging Contest. Held in Tallahassee, Fla., the North Florida Fair is a regional fair open to youth across a wide range of counties in North Florida. Ag judging team members judged two classes of cattle and five classes of grains and hay before grading br.
Holidays with Haven supporting care here
A group of Lake City women are wanting to extend the spread of holiday cheer and generosity this year. The Haven Women of Philanthropy in Lake City are hosting the Holidays with Haven at The Blanche…
Rickerson Legal and Jasper Police Department unite for annual Toy Drive
In the spirit of giving, Rickerson Legal and the Jasper Police Department are joining forces once again to host their annual Hamilton County Toy Drive and Giveaway. This heartwarming event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 16, at Jasper City Park, located at 103 1st Ave. NE. The festivities will commence at noon with complimentary hot dog lunches for all attendees. The event will also feature a raffle for larger toys. Rickerson Legal and the Jasper Police Department encourage the community to make toy donations to ensure this event is as successful as possible. Every contribution, big or small, will help make a difference in brightening the holidays for local children. Toy donations can be dropped off at Rickerson Legal, located at 440 15th Ave. NW or at the Jasper Police Department, located at 205 Martin Luther King Dr.
Altrusa International of Live Oak announces 19th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes
Altrusa International of Live Oak Contributor The 19th Annual Altrusa Christmas Tours of Homes will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning at noon. Families and friends can enjoy this event as a wonderful way to share the community at this special time of the year. Community members have graciously offered their seasonally decorated homes for this year’s tour. The Christmas Tour of Homes wil.
Embark on a BBQ Journey: Lake City's Top 3 Barbeque Destinations
This article presents three of Lake City's finest barbecue joints. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Local Man Convicted for Series of Pharmacy Robberies in Columbia County
Jesse Rance Moore, 46, from Bell, Florida, was convicted in federal court for robbing four local pharmacies. The United States Attorney, Roger Handberg, praised the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies for their role in the case. The robberies began at North Florida Pharmacy in Fort White in August 2021, and continued in Chiefland, Florida, Baya West Pharmacy in Lake City, and another at North Florida Pharmacy in January 2022.
New schools included on district work plan
Board plans to review, vote on facility plan at Dec. 12 meeting. The Columbia County School District’s five-year plan for facility work — both repairs and new construction — is finally close to completion. While the Florida Department of Education didn’t release…