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Brannan wary of internet notice bill

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State representative Chuck Brannan, a Macclenny-based Republican whose district includes Columbia County, has serious reservations about a bill to let local governments skip requirements for placin

Grad rates soar in Columbia County

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Columbia County’s graduation rate for the 2018–19 school year tied for fifth in the state with the Leon County School District, and the superintendent said school officials won’t be satisfied until

New food truck regs will limit range

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Food trucks may soon be able to do business on a city-owned property at the heart of downtown Lake City, but the new opportunity comes with new regulations making other areas off-limits. 

Huckabee is music to GOP’s ears

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In early fall of last year, when Kimi Roberts, the event chairperson for Columbia County’s Republican Executive Committee, starting planning for the organization’s first event of 2020, she made a l

More charges for man in extortion scheme

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Less than a month after getting arrested over a failed blackmail scheme that invoked the Ku Klux Klan and a Mexican cartel, an O’Brien man landed behind bars again, this time for trespassing onto a