LSU quarterback Joe Burrow after winning the Heisman Memorial Trophy at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Saturday, in New York. (BRIAN CIANCIO/TNS)
Columbia's Zack Strickland and Wakulla's Simon Cole race for possession of the ball on Saturday. (JORDAN KROEGER/Lake City Reporter)
Five Points Elementary School. (COURTESY)
FGC graduation candidates Laura Davis (left) and Carissa Herring lead other candidates into Howard Center for the college’s Fall Commencement Ceremony Friday evening. The ceremony drew more than 1,400 people including the graduates. (RAY CARPENTER/Special to the Reporter)
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LCPD Officer Marc Hardison poses with his K9 partner, Memnoch. Memnoch is hanging up his badge and adapting to retired life. (COURTESY LCPD)

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Five Points Elementary School. (COURTESY)

Five Points Elementary went into lockdown over an active shooter scare Friday afternoon, but it was ruled a false alarm caused by the unintentional use of a smartphone panic button app. 

Lake City’s Snow Day is still on, but the start time has been moved back two hours. Today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wilson Park will look like a Winter Wonderland.

Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center has recently received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, according to a press release from the hospital.

FGC graduation candidates Laura Davis (left) and Carissa Herring lead other candidates into Howard Center for the college’s Fall Commencement Ceremony Friday evening. The ceremony drew more than 1,400 people including the graduates. (RAY CARPENTER/Special to the Reporter)

The bleachers at Florida Gateway College’s Howard Center were filled to capacity as a standing-room-only crowd gathered at the gymnasium for the school’s annual Fall Commencement Ceremony on Friday

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Plans are in motion for $15,000 multi-media ad campaign intended to deter residents and visitors from giving money to Columbia County’s panhandlers, but Lake City Hall’s top appointed official want

Sports

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow after winning the Heisman Memorial Trophy at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Saturday, in New York. (BRIAN CIANCIO/TNS)

NEW YORK — Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU.

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Tay Cobb exploded for 23 points to lead Florida Gateway College to an 86-81 win over McDlll Air Force Base on Saturday at the Howard Center.

Columbia's Zack Strickland and Wakulla's Simon Cole race for possession of the ball on Saturday. (JORDAN KROEGER/Lake City Reporter)

Even playing a man down, Wakulla kept pressing.

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Fort White’s girls soccer team shut out Interlachen 8-0 at home in District 4-3A action on Friday night.

Columbia guard Tray Tolliver pushes the ball up the floor against Fort White on Friday. (THOMAS RICKS/Special to the Reporter)

FORT WHITE — A fiery speech from Columbia coach Steve Faulkner ignited his team Friday, leading to a 71-40 win over rival Fort White. 

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