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Record month for housing

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December was an outstanding month for local real-estate agents, and sales figures were predicated by sellers receiving nearly 98% of the original list price.

FWES math teacher named Teacher of the Year

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A veteran educator with more than 40 years’ experience as a school administrator, teacher, bus driver and even a custodian when necessary can add a new line to his resume — Columbia County Schools’

Sheriff getting 5 Fords, not 10

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The art of haggling was on full display at Thursday night’s Columbia County Commission meeting, where the board negotiated with Sheriff Mark Hunter to cut his $402,000 request for new vehicles in h

VA marks MLK Day

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Unity, equality and sacrifice were the central themes at an MLK Day ceremony hosted by the Lake City VA Medical Center on Thursday morning, where veterans gathered with their families and caregiver

Irma fraud alleged; charges filed

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In the wake of a disaster-relief scam related to Hurricane Irma, a Suwannee County woman could spend up to 30 years in prison, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Semi, pickup joust in road-rage incident

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A road-rage-fueled argument set a pickup truck from Lake City on a collision course with a semi in Alachua County on Wednesday morning, and the smaller vehicle came out on top, according to a Flori