Some of the volunteers at Alligator Lake Saturday brought their own vessel and gathered at Halpatter Park to make use of its public boat ramp, as seen in this photo taken around 10 a.m. Saturday while the lake cleanup was in full swing. (Photos by COREY ARWOOD)
A Toyota SUV from the Lee area with two occupants, one an infant, overturned after being struck by a Chrysler sedan with four occupants around 10:45 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and SW Bascom Norris Drive, police said at the scene. All six were hurt, but none suffered life-threatening injuries, police said. (COREY ARWOOD/Lake City Reporter)
Martha Ann Ronsonet is pictured with a Shumard oak planted in her honor at the Clubhouse on Friday. (Photos by TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter)

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democr


Kevin A. McNeill understands how a seemingly simple matter — such as having a car towed — can have a huge effect on somebody who can’t afford legal representation.


The Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is beginning 2019 with a new board president.

Tori Jackson, a Lake City singer who dreams of becoming a country music star, will be releasing her newest single, “Define The Relationship,” later this week. The newlywed wrote her new song after getting engaged last year. (COURTESY)

A local singer with a new marriage is about to drop a new single this week.


JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed safety Jarrod Wilson to a three-year contract.

Wilson was set to become a restricted free agent on March 13.

Columbia receiver Marquez Bell and linebacker Ethan Umstead were named the team’s Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year at the team’s banquet Friday night at the Columbia County Fairgrounds (JORDAN KROEGER/Lake City Reporter).

One is quiet, but deadly with the football.

The other is terrifying for opposing quarterbacks.

Together they were critical to Columbia’s success this past football season.

ATHENS, Ga. — Kevarrius Hayes saw no reason to worry even as Florida was letting another second-half lead fade away.

Columbia's Carson Hall clears a ball against Fort White Thursday night (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City Reporter).

Columbia and Fort White renewed the county rivalry, facing each other for the first time in four years, and it was evident early that the Tigers still have the upper hand.

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