A slight morning overcast did little to dampen the warrior spirit of those who attended the Alligator Warrior Festival on Saturday morning.
The City of Lake City will activate its Emergency Operation Center at 8 a.m. Friday.
The citizens information number is (386) 365-6657.
With Hurricane Matthew bearing down on the East Coast, some Floridians are fleeing to Lake City to wait out the storm, even as Columbia County prepares for heavy wind and rain.
Eighteen bullet wounds, a heavy iron pipe, a bent lock and a broken jail cell door were left behind as clues after the 1929 lynching of a Syrian immigrant in Lake City.