Florida moves to Phase 3 of reopening


TALLAHASSEE — Gov.Ron DeSantis lifted state covid-19 business restrictions Friday, including limits on the numbers of people who can dine in restaurants, while also prohibiting local governments fr

Area jobless rates decline in August


After a jump in July, the unemployment rate in Columbia and Suwannee counties dropped from around 8% to just above 5% last month, according to figures released Friday by the state.