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Police: Lake City man arrested in series of thefts

LAKE CITY, Fla.- A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a series of thefts spanning three days, the Lake City Police Department said.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-08-17 22:39:37

Life in White Springs: You don’t have to live in White Springs!

If you are on this earth, you have to live in a country. If you live in our country, the USA, you have to live in a state, in our case, Florida. If you live in Florida, you have to live in a county, in our case Hamilton County. So think about this! You have to live in the country, the state and the

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-17 13:21:00

Man dies seven months after Alachua County crash

MELROSE, Fla. (WGFL) —A 64-year-old man died this week, seven months after he was critically injured in a crash in rural Alachua County.The Highway Patrol says Dennis Harrington of Keystone Heights died from injuries sustained in the January 4th crash.Troopers say it happened about 11 p.m. at the in

MYCBS4.COM - 2018-08-18 11:02:01

Brannan, Williams share beliefs at forum

+1Chuck Brannan said he is pro-gun, pro-life and anti-tax.Jamie WachterLIVE OAK — Two of the five people eyeing the District 10 state representative seat shared their beliefs at Monday’s Suwannee County Voters League forum.Chuck Brannan, a Republican from Baker County, and Lake City Democrat Ronald

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-18 17:00:00

Around the Banks: Some things will never change

“Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same. Lean down your ear upon the earth and listen.“The voice of forest water in the night, a woman's laughter in the dark, the clean, hard rattle of raked gravel, the cricketing stitch of midday in hot meadows, the delicate web of child

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-18 13:00:00

Live Oak man almost causes deputy to crash, found with meth inside car

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL)- A Live Oak man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop led to police finding methamphetamine and a used syringe inside his car.Enrique Manzo, 41, of Live Oak, Fla. was arrested by the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office on Monday.


Bulldogs start strong, hold on to top Santa Fe

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Suwannee High School looked pretty comfortable in its new offense, at least for one half.

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-18 03:58:00

Alachua County Health Department speaks on measles outbreak hitting 21 states, including Florida

“Measles can be very very severe in children especially. It can result in hospitalization if you do survive it because death is a possibility," Myers said. "You can result in hearing loss, it can result in blindness and so it is important to get vaccinated against measles which is a disease that can


Doggie Styles Grooming and Pet Siting in Gainesville catches fire

A Gainesville pet grooming service has a big clean-up job on their hands.A fire burned much of the "Doggie Styles Grooming and Pet Sitting" building on Northwest 6th street. Eight people who lived there were displaced and are now being housed by the red cross, while 9 to 10 dogs and cats had to be s

WCJB - 2018-08-17 22:26:00

Marion County restaurant inspections (Aug. 17)

In this report period — from July 30 to Aug. 10 — Smokey's Real Grill Barbeque food truck was briefly shut down because the inspector found no potable water. The restaurant at which an inspector reported the most violations was Tony's Sushi Steakhouse on Southwest College Road, with 26 total violati

STAR-BANNER - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

FHP: 64-year-old dies 7 months after Alachua County crash

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla.- A 64-year-old Keystone Heights man died Wednesday, more than seven months after a crash in Alachua County that left him with critical injuries.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-08-18 14:50:41

Lake City Gateway Airport awarded $6.9 million grant

“This grant will allow Lake City Gateway airport to grow, improve and provide essential transportation services to Lake City residents,” said Rep. Al Lawson. “Access to this new and improved airport will allow residents the opportunity to travel safely and comfortably.


High Springs Police Department fundraising for new K-9 Unit

HIGH SPRINGS,Fla. (WCJB)-The High Springs Police Department is looking to add a new K-9 Officer to their pack."A lot more criminals would be getting away if we didn't have K-9’s,” Officer Ethan Presnell, said.Underneath all of his fur, Cesar, a three-year-old German Shepherd, is a loyal member of th

WCJB - 2018-08-16 23:22:00

Boil Water Update for Bradford County and Newberry

The boil water notices in Bradford County and Newberry have been updated.The notice for Bradford County is still in effect, while the notice has been lifted for Newberry according to emergency management.Newberry city management recommends flushing your faucet for five minutes before drinking the wa

WCJB - 2018-08-17 06:12:00

1 dead after shooting involving Baker County deputy, officials say

GLEN ST. MARY, Fla.- One person died following a shooting in Glen St. Mary involving at least one sheriff's deputy, the Baker County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday night.


2 kids taken from dangerous Florida home in drugs arrest

SANDERSON, Fla. -- (WJXT) -- Deputies entered a Sanderson home last week to arrest a man on charges of selling drugs and encountered two other adults and two children, and found drug paraphernalia among other things cluttering the residence, according to the Baker County Sheriff's Office.


NCFL Resident Sues State Over Bilingual Ballots

An Alachua County resident and several activist organizations are suing the state to provide bilingual election ballots.Marta Rivera moved here from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. She is registered to vote in Florida but her English language skills are limited.The lawsuit claims the state and 32

WCJB - 2018-08-17 00:07:00

Denny's forced to apologize after denying a group of black churchgoers — then seating another family right after them

News4 Jax reported that Elijah Henderson Jr. went to a Lake City, Florida Denny’s location with his church group of 25 people over the weekend. When he arrived, a waitress told him she wouldn’t be able to accommodate the group because the restaurant was short-staffed, with only her and the cook work


Denny's Issues Apology to Florida Man and His Group After Refusing Them Service

Elijah Henderson and 25 other group members stopped by a Denny’s in Lake City, FL and one of the employees immediately refused them service. The woman claimed the restaurant was short on staff with only one cook and one cashier. Henderson tried to empathize with the restaurant worker, but she declin


Humane Society hosts free microchip clinic

The Alachua County Humane Society is hosting a free microchip clinic on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 for National Check the Chip Day.