Columbia's Alaina Perry relieved Cris'Deona Beasley in the third inning Tuesday (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter).
Columbia's Josh Boyette delivers a pitch during Tuesday's game (BRENT KUKYENDALL/Special to the Reporter).
Fort White's Jeremy Barber is one of four returners in 2017 (FILE).
Columbia pitcher Cris'Deona Beasley is one of several key returners in 2017 (FILE).
Columbia guard Tray Miller shoots a pivotal free throw late against Baker County Tuesday (TONY BRITT/LakeCityReporter).
Columbia girls basketball coach Sheena Carter has been replaced by Anthony Perry (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter).

News Stories

A fallen tree lies on the garage of Timothy Mallard and his family on NW Armadillo Lane near Lake Jeffery Road. Mallard’s 2006 Saturn Ion was inches from being crushed by the tree (TAYLOR GAINES/Lake City Reporter).

When Eugene Williams walked into his bedroom Friday night, water was pouring through the ceiling. A neighbor’s tree had fallen onto his house during the storm.

Kim Holland and Tuff Holland of Fort White read the inscriptions on the monuments in Olustee Park in downtown Lake City. Each year, as part of National Wreaths Across America Day, more than a million wreaths are placed at the graves of servicemembers in all 50 states and 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil  (photo by NICK ROLLISON/Lake City Reporter).

Local veterans showed up to Olustee Park on Saturday afternoon for National Wreaths Across America Day to honor and remember fallen U.S veterans, as well as to teach those who attended, children in

Douglas Dean of the Gainesville Salvation Army rings the bell for donations recently at the Walmart in Lake City (photo by NICK ROLLISON/Lake City Reporter).

LIVE OAK — Local civic clubs here will not be participating in this year’s Salvation Army bell-ringing campaign after communication issues with their regional Tallahassee office, according to multi

Sports

Columbia's Alaina Perry relieved Cris'Deona Beasley in the third inning Tuesday (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter).

Two quick runs in the opening inning gave the Lady Tigers an ideal start to their home debut – grabbing an early lead against the reigning 6A state champions.

Columbia's Josh Boyette delivers a pitch during Tuesday's game (BRENT KUKYENDALL/Special to the Reporter).

The Columbia High School Tigers baseball team lost its home season opener, 3 - 1, against Buchholz High School Bobcats Tuesday night.

Fort White's Jeremy Barber is one of four returners in 2017 (FILE).

FORT WHITE – Losing eight starters from last year's campaign isn't an easy hurdle, and the new-look Indians will be asked to move swiftly through the learning curve.

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