Columbia's Jackie Queen tries to defend Gainesville's LeLe Young Tuesday night (ERIC JACKSON/LakeCityReporter).
Columbia guard Marquez Bell defends during Monday's preseason game at Buchholz (ERIC JACKSON/LakeCityReporter).
Doug “Big Doug” Johnson, an offensive tackle for the Fort White Indians, has been an All-State performer.
Lauren Hutcherson (center) dribbles the ball and leads a trio of Columbia Lady Tigers on the attack against Santa Fe High Lady Raiders Friday night.

News Stories

With his characteristic stutter, country legend Mel Tillis greeted the music duo as they nervously sat down in his office. 

The county plans to borrow $27 million through three loans to fund construction of its new headquarters and a new jail. 

A Live Oak chicken processing plant cited for polluting the Suwannee River settled a lawsuit on Wednesday brought by state environmental groups.

Sports

Columbia's Jackie Queen tries to defend Gainesville's LeLe Young Tuesday night (ERIC JACKSON/LakeCityReporter).

GAINESVILLE – After cruising through preseason games, Columbia girls
hoped for the same luck against hated rival Gainesville. The Lady

Columbia guard Marquez Bell defends during Monday's preseason game at Buchholz (ERIC JACKSON/LakeCityReporter).

GAINESVILLE – Columbia fans roared when forward Jacquise Brown knotted
the score with only 11 seconds remaining. The celebration was short

Doug “Big Doug” Johnson, an offensive tackle for the Fort White Indians, has been an All-State performer.

FORT WHITE — Standing 6’5 and weighing 325 pounds, Doug Johnson was an imposing figure on the Fort White Indians offensive line.

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