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5th Florida Alabama Earthquake Strikes In March 2019

A fifth earthquake has struck near the Florida Alabama border in March 2019. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting that an earthquake of around Magnitude 2.7 occurred 3 kilometers east of Century, Florida, at 6:39 a.m. Eastern Time) on Sunday, March 24, 2019.


Florida pizza worker bombarded by pizza slices from angry mother: Sheriff

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (CBS12) — A pizza worker in Florida found himself getting bombarded by pizza slices, hurled by an angry mother who wanted a refund. According to a report from the Pasco Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to Olivia's Pizza on Friday where they found the owner of the store cove


Council votes to raise Helvenston speed limit

LIVE OAK — The speed limit will be increased on the eastern most portion of Helvenston Street. The Live Oak City Council unanimously approved raising the speed limit to 40 miles per hour from Lee Avenue east to U.S. Highway 90 at its March 12 meeting. The rest of Helvenston will remain at 30 miles p


FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Moody Swears In 2019 Florida Commission on the Status of Women Officers

Florida Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on March 20. Attorney General Ashley Moody swore in the 2019 officers of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. The swearing-in ceremony took place in Florida’s Historic Capitol. The Commission is a non-partisan body wi


Ring to speak at Suwannee Station Baptist

LIVE OAK — Nationally known speaker David Ring will visit Suwannee Station Baptist Church this weekend. Ring will speak Sunday at 6 p.m. at the church, located at 3289 101st Lane, Live Oak.


Children killed in Central Florida minibike crash

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Authorities say two young sisters died when the minibike they were riding crashed into a pickup truck. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd tells news outlets the truck driver didn't see 12-year-old Charisma Vega and her 9-year-old sister Kiara as they crossed a road near Lakeland on S


Four more advance to finals of Fair Talent Show

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Four winners from Jacksonville, Live Oak and Valdosta, Ga., went home Thursday night from the Suwannee County Fair Talent Show with dreams of returning Saturday and winning $750.


Florida's longest yard sale, Flea Across Florida

For eight years, Flea Across Florida has brought thousands of visitors to small communities across the state on Highway 90, filling up motels, restaurants and small local businesses. It is held in April and September each year.


Suwannee grad Gray wins UCF election

LIVE OAK, Fla. — Despite plenty of supporters telling him not to worry during the three days of elections, Kyler Gray still had his doubts. For starters, the Suwannee High grad and junior at the University of Central Florida, was expecting the three-way race for Student Government Association presid


98 acre wildfire burning in Columbia County

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. - The fire is burning in the area of McCloskey Avenue and US Highway 441. The fire may affect visibility during over night and early morning hours. Drivers are reminded to use caution, reduce their speed and use low beam headlights.


Rhonda & the Relics, Fair Game to perform at Music Hall

LIVE OAK — Rhonda & the Relics and Fair Game bands will both be rocking the Music Hall at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park this weekend with great music. Also happening this week from Wednesday through Sunday is the RVillage Rally 2.0 national rally with live music, seminars, discussion groups,


Hamilton County now owns tender trucks

JASPER — Hamilton County recently received the three water tender trucks it purchased. The tender trucks will hold 3,000 gallons of water each and their primary role is to bring water to emergencies.


What I Have Learned in 20+ Years

21 Years and going! August 1997, I began a new life in Valdosta as an Air Force officer’s wife. My husband was transferred to from Tyndall to Moody as his last assignment before retirement. The good thing was that I was already familiar with Valdosta because I came here often to shop when I lived in


Love of a Lifetime: Couple marries at homeless shelter

VALDOSTA — Love is all around. Sometimes, it comes when you’re not even looking. For Mitchell and Katrina Helms, it found them at a homeless shelter. The newlyweds were married Saturday right on the front lawn of Lowndes Associated Ministries to People where they met two months earlier.


Education Matters Day at Wiregrass’ Cook Campus

ADEL, Ga. – “Education Matters Day” was a special day coordinated for Cook County High School juniors. A group of 66 students participated in Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s 10th Annual Geekfest event held on the Valdosta Campus and then returned to the Cook County Workforce Development for lu


Catholic Charities provides outreach for Hamilton residents

JASPER — Catholic Charities held a community food outreach at the Jasper Civic Center last week. “We just thought we would come out and be a blessing to the community,” Jaye Smith, of Catholic Charities, said. “We are transforming lives and do God’s work by taking care of His people.”


Wild Azalea Festival attracts more than 1,000 attendees

WHITE SPRINGS — The Wild Azalea Festival was held Friday and Saturday in White Springs. The Wild Azalea Festival began Friday with “A Taste of White Springs,” food tasting.


Driver crashes into utility poles, damaging other driver's vehicle

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) – A man is facing criminal charges after he crashed into multiple utility poles, causing the wires to fall onto another driver's vehicle. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on 216th Street near the intersection of


Suwannee Spring Reunion is underway at Music Park

LIVE OAK — The third annual Suwannee Spring Reunion began Thursday at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park with Americana music fans pouring in, ready to shed their everyday problems, work and responsibilities and just sit back and enjoy four days of sensational music.


Lake City woman wins $1 million from Gold Rush Classic Scratch-Off Game

LAKE CITY, Fla (WCJB) -- A Lake City woman is celebrating after playing a scratch-off lottery ticket and winning. Florida Lottery officials say 24-year-old, Kelsey Park, won $1 million from a $20 Gold Rush Classic Scratch-Off Game.