The West Mims Fire, which is nearing Columbia County, had grown to more than 21,000 acres as of Tuesday. Firefighters are now preparing for Sunday, when winds are expected to heighten. (Photo courtesy of FWC)
Lake City Gateway Airport
Ichetucknee Springs State Park volunteer Robert Kluess (left) shows Caleb Folsom, 11, a yellow rat snake.
Fort White's Caleb May sags off the base during a frame Wednesday night (TONY BRITT/LakeCityReporter).
Columbia's Kamario Bell performs a clean & jerk during Wednesday's 2A regional meet. Bell is one of at least three Tigers to compete at state on April 7th (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter).
Columbia High School junior Faith Cook (left), senior Rowena Bantigue, and senior Arlyeska Montalvo look at the new photos added to their school over spring break. (KATRINA POGGIO/ Lake City Reporter)

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The West Mims Fire, which is nearing Columbia County, had grown to more than 21,000 acres as of Tuesday. Firefighters are now preparing for Sunday, when winds are expected to heighten. (Photo courtesy of FWC)

A tanker plane flying out of Lake City around noon Tuesday leaked flame retardant for five miles east of the Lake City Gateway Airport, according to a statement released after the Lake City Reporte

Lake City Gateway Airport

Columbia County Economic Development Director Glenn Hunter says Lake City officials are responsible for the loss of more than 400 potential new jobs at HAECO, the first wave of a long-term expansio

Ichetucknee Springs State Park volunteer Robert Kluess (left) shows Caleb Folsom, 11, a yellow rat snake.

Caleb Folsom reached out tentatively to touch a yellow rat snake that hung around a volunteer's neck like a tie. 

Sports

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Joel Berry II kept battling, both against the pain of ankle injuries and the frustration brimming from an off-target shot that had plagued him throughout the NCAA Tournament.

Fort White's Caleb May sags off the base during a frame Wednesday night (TONY BRITT/LakeCityReporter).

FORT WHITE — A streaking Keystone Heights ball club defeated Fort White, 6-3, Wednesday night in a non-district game. With the win, the Keystone Heights Indians have won nine straight games.

Columbia's Kamario Bell performs a clean & jerk during Wednesday's 2A regional meet. Bell is one of at least three Tigers to compete at state on April 7th (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter).

Three Columbia boys weightlifters qualified for next month's state final after strong first-place performances during the Class 2A regional meet Wednesday afternoon.

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