Jim Cantore rides out Idalia in UF/IFAS facility in Cedar Key
UF/IFAS facilities rebuild from Hurricane Idalia with help from volunteers, emergency response crews

Jim Cantore, center, talks with UF/IFAS personnel during a cleanup of Cedar Key. -Photo: UF-IFAS

Idalia Recovery Resources

Ongoing recovery resources are available to Floridians impacted by Hurricane Idalia. State agencies continue to deploy resources to the Big Bend region and provide assistance to Floridians impacted by Hurricane Idalia.

Florida Takes Action Against Four Florida Schools with Ties to the Chinese Communist Party

~ Department of Education suspends schools from school choice scholarship program ~

Governor Ron DeSantis
-Photo by Gage Skidmore

Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis directed the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) to suspend the availability of school choice scholarships to four schools that have direct ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

CDS Awarded 2023 Agency of the Year


Lake City, Fla., – CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services was presented the 2023 Agency of the Year award at the Florida Network of Youth and Family Services, Inc.’s Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony (September 13, 2023).

Columbia County To Begin Animal Enforcement Services To County Residents

By Noah Walker

Lake City, Fla., – Beginning Sunday, October 1, 2023, Columbia County’s Animal Enforcement Department will begin enforcing all county ordinances and state statutes involving animal control within Columbia County. It is important to note the following in regard to the function of this new Columbia County department:

How to Appeal FEMA’s Decision

If you receive a letter from FEMA and you disagree with FEMA’s decision about your eligibility, you can appeal the decision.  FEMA might need more information to continue processing your application.

The Appeal Process

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Free Wild Adventures Admission for Hurricane Idalia FEMA Assistance Counties

We understand that facing the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia has been tough on everyone in our community, and we believe that a little adventure, laughter, and fun can go a long way in helping you heal and recover. That's why we're thrilled to warmly welcome our neighbors affected by Hurricane Idalia.

NFC Receives Award and Staff Present During Annual Northeast Florida Library Information Network Meeting

NFC Coordinator of Library Resources, Jamen Brock, is presented with the NEFLIN Continuing Education Award on behalf of NFC. -NFC Photo


City of Live Oak

Special Called City Council Meeting


Tuesday, September 26, 2023 5:30 P.M.

NFC - CDL Open House, Community Welcome

Submitted by: NFC Office of Communications

MADISON, FL – North Florida College invites those interested in learning more about NFC’s Comprehensive Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Programs, encompassing Class A, Class B, and CDL endorsements to attend its CDL Open House.