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Retirement reception for Third Circuit Judge Paul Bryan

Judge Paul Bryan will be retiring at the end of this year. His retirement reception will be held on December 2, 2022 at 3:30 PM December 9, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Animal Shelter busier since COVID

Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John holds a puppy while four year old Wyatt Green is not sure whether he wants to pet the puppy or play with their toys! -SVT Photo by Tami Stevenson

Miranda Douglas introduces one of their longest residents at the shelter, Target, to two-and-a-half year old Blaton. Target was adopted the following week after this photo was taken.
-SVT Photo by Tami Stevenson

By Tami Stevenson

For those that live in the rural parts of the county, finding abandoned dogs along the roadways is a heartbreaking and frustrating situation and it happens more frequently than many would imagine.
These dogs eagerly wait for their owners to return with every car that passes, sometimes staying in the very spot where their owners left them for days, waiting for them to return. They are scared, hungry and don’t know what to do.

Thanksgiving travel

By Tami Stevenson

With Florida still the number one travel destination in the nation, according to AAA, this year’s Thanksgiving gas prices are expected to be the most expensive in eight years.

FOOD GIVEAWAY

Farm Share - Dec 3

LCPD - Farm Share is Florida’s nonprofit food bank doing the most to meet the everyday needs of hungry Floridians by making sure

RABIES ALERT FOR LIVE OAK

Kerry S. Waldron

Live Oak, Fla., – 

Live Oak, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Suwannee County issued a rabies alert for the City of Live Oak from US 90 to the North; from White Avenue to the East; from Helvenston Street to the South; and Ohio Avenue to the West. This is in response to a confirmed case of rabies in a cat.

Cornbread, Chili, Cornhole – bringing locals together
– 2nd Annual Wellborn Cornbread Festival

The Cornhole Tournaments offered cash prizes totaling $1000 for Competitive and $500 for Novice and InterMediate. There was no shortage of players as eager participants competed to bring home the cash. -SVT Photo by Tami Stevenson

Columbia County Public Works is Prepared for Nicole

 

LAKE CITY, FLA., – (Columbia County, FL) The Columbia County Public Works department is preparing for Tropical Storm Nicole which is expected to be a Category 1 hurricane later today. Given forecasts predict Columbia County will receive 2- 4 inches of rain and possible wind gusts up to 40-50 mph, Public Works has activated its pre-storm response efforts.

NOTICE:

THE VETERANS' DAY PARADE AND CEMETERY CEREMONY IN LIVE OAK CANCELED DUE TO NICOLE

ALL LIBRARIES IN THE SUWANNEE RIVER REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, DUE TO THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER

Unofficial Election Results for North Florida

It looks like Republicans, for the most part, were the voters choice for Florida during the 2022 General Election yesterday.