Florida linebacker Jahim Lawrence (58) celebrates after defeating LSU, 27-19, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Oct. 6 in Gainesville (BRONTE WITTPENN/Tampa Bay Times/TNS).
Florida Gateway College forward David Morse practices his free throw shooting during practice last week (ERIC JACKSON/Lake City Reporter).
Fort White running back Kam Calhoun runs upfield against Dixie County (CHRISTINA FEAGIN/Special to the Reporter).
Columbia head coach Brian Allen leads the pregame tradition ahead of Friday's game against Fletcher (JEN CHASTEEN/Special to the Reporter).
County Attorney Joel Foreman, standing, points out something to county commissioners Ron Williams, right, and Rusty DePratter. At left are commission chairman Tim Murphy and commissioner Bucky Nash, seen speaking to commissioner Everett Phillips (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter).
Lara Ella Snyder (COURTESY)

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County Attorney Joel Foreman, standing, points out something to county commissioners Ron Williams, right, and Rusty DePratter. At left are commission chairman Tim Murphy and commissioner Bucky Nash, seen speaking to commissioner Everett Phillips (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter).

The last big milestone has been cleared in a years-long project that Columbia County officials say is vital to economic development.

Lara Ella Snyder (COURTESY)

The 24-year-old suspect in a murder at a Lake City motel two years ago now awaits trial in the county jail after fighting extradition from North Carolina.

With the blessings of the vehicle’s owner, Clearwater police celebrate the recovery of a Krispy Kreme van stolen from Lake City Tuesday by having a few donuts. They said the cargo was left untouched by the perpetrator, who drove nearly 200 miles south before abandoning the vehicle. Law enforcement said the rest of the loot was distributed to local residents in need through a weekly feeding program near their station (COURTESY).

You can call it the Krispy Kreme caper, after an unknown perp stole a donut delivery van and seemingly took it on a joyride.

The Zac Brown Band and Little Big Town were scheduled to headline (FILE).

Party in the Pines, a widely promoted country music concert at Bienville Plantation in Hamilton County, has been canceled.

Sports

Florida linebacker Jahim Lawrence (58) celebrates after defeating LSU, 27-19, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Oct. 6 in Gainesville (BRONTE WITTPENN/Tampa Bay Times/TNS).

GAINESVILLE — Florida coach Dan Mullen pretended he was on a game show, slapping the podium like it was a buzzer.

Florida Gateway College forward David Morse practices his free throw shooting during practice last week (ERIC JACKSON/Lake City Reporter).

He never thought he'd play competitive basketball again.

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars are sticking with Blake Bortles as their starting quarterback.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Chase Elliott first had to figure out how to win at NASCAR's top level. Now that he's got that handled, the son of 1988 champion Bill Elliott is chasing a title of his own.

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