Denesha Pierre-Louis (left) accepts her award as Columbia County School District Teacher of the Year as Dorothy Spradley (right) thanks her and the other nominees (photo by SAM BURROUGHS/Lake City Reporter).
  The teachers of Columbia County were honored Thursday for more than just succeeding at standardized tests in the classroom.  They were thanked endlessly for their time, patience, compassion and guts. Over 200 people attended the 31st annual... more
Author and retired teacher Lottie Guttry is pictured at the Olustee battle re-enactment in 2008 while doing research in Lake City (courtesy photo).
  After visiting the Olustee Festival and Battle Re-enactment battle in 2008, Texas author and retired teacher Lottie Guttry came up with the perfect description of the event for her friends back home. “I said this is their Mardi Gras,” Guttry said... more
Harrison Shubert is part of a pitching rotation that will be strongly relied on again this season for Columbia ( file photo).
Last year’s ending left a sour taste in the mouths of the Tigers. Columbia’s regional semifinal loss to Oakleaf was not the way the season was supposed to end. It’s provided motivation for a team that’s expecting big things in 2016. The Tigers... more
Gateway Crossing is coming to the intersection of Interstate 75 and U.S. 90, where the Cabot Lodge currently stands vacant. Currently, a Circle K gas station, a Denny’s and a hotel are under contract to locate there, with more said to be on the way, says developer Parker Neely (photo by LARRY GRIFFIN/Lake City Reporter).
  The Economic Development Advisory Board was divided Wednesday over Parker Neely’s Gateway Crossing project but did finally agree to recommend that the county pay Neely $255,000 after the first three years of the project. Gateway Crossing is coming... more
Yasmine Gunter, 26, of Southwest Temple Way had been missing since Jan. 27 (courtesy photo).
A mentally challenged Lake City woman who had been missing for a week has been found safe at a homeless encampment, according to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Murray Smith. Yasmine Gunter, 26, was located Wednesday at a... more
Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher brought in 25 signees on National Signing Day (file photo).
TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher and his coaching staff were able to fill a variety of needs for Florida State with the biggest gains coming on the offensive and defensive lines. Florida State added five offensive linemen and five defensive linemen among... more
Denesha Pierre-Louis (left) accepts her award as Columbia County School District Teacher of the Year as Dorothy Spradley (right) thanks her and the other nominees (photo by SAM BURROUGHS/Lake City Reporter).
Author and retired teacher Lottie Guttry is pictured at the Olustee battle re-enactment in 2008 while doing research in Lake City (courtesy photo).
Harrison Shubert is part of a pitching rotation that will be strongly relied on again this season for Columbia ( file photo).
Gateway Crossing is coming to the intersection of Interstate 75 and U.S. 90, where the Cabot Lodge currently stands vacant. Currently, a Circle K gas station, a Denny’s and a hotel are under contract to locate there, with more said to be on the way, says developer Parker Neely (photo by LARRY GRIFFIN/Lake City Reporter).
Yasmine Gunter, 26, of Southwest Temple Way had been missing since Jan. 27 (courtesy photo).
Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher brought in 25 signees on National Signing Day (file photo).

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Virginia Tech defensive back coach Torrian Gray has accepted the same position at the University of Florida.

Harrison Shubert is part of a pitching rotation that will be strongly relied on again this season for Columbia ( file photo).

Last year’s ending left a sour taste in the mouths of the Tigers.

Columbia’s regional semifinal loss to Oakleaf was not the way the season was supposed to end.

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher brought in 25 signees on National Signing Day (file photo).

TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher and his coaching staff were able to fill a variety of needs for Florida State with the biggest gains coming on the offensive and defensive lines.

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