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Little River Springs County Park Will Receive More Than $100,000 In Restorations

By on April 9th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm

The Suwannee River Water Management District has formed a partnership with the county for large repairs to take place in Little River Springs County Park near Branford. After river flooding, the park needs refurbishments to bank failures and damage to the spring bed.

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New Chart Helps Predict Withlacoochee And Little River Floods

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 2:18 pm

A new flood chart will help residents along the Little and Withlacoochee River gauge how they could be affected by severe flooding in the future. Some city officials also believe the chart will be useful for Floridians farther south near the Suwannee River.

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In The News: Soldiers Shave Heads for Cancer, Walmart Cheapens Gainesville Gas, Gov. Scott Proposes Flood Insurance Delay, Teacher Evaluations Made Public

By and on February 25th, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 10:42 am

Soldiers support Florida boy with cancer – all the way from Afghanistan  – A West Palm Beach-based group of soldiers in Afghanistan shaved their heads to support a Mount Plymouth 7-year-old diagnosed with cancer. The men from Florida are a [...]

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How High Springs Police Snagged A $600,000 MRAP For $2,000

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm

The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.

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Suwannee, Santa Fe Rivers Flooding Takes Toll On Riverside Structures

By and on September 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 10:29 am

Recent flooding of the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers, in part caused by heavy rainfall, have forced some tubing and canoeing businesses to shutter, residents to evacuate and caused damage to riverside properties.

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Red Cross opens distribution sites for supplies while shelters remain open

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

  Official Red Cross Press Release: Melanie Saxon (352) 258-6304 Christian Smith (904) 307-7110 Red Cross Opens Distribution Sites for Supplies while Shelters Remain Open The following Red Cross sites are open for distribution of supplies which include coolers, comfort kits, [...]

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Update from the Clay County sheriff’s office

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

Clay County press release During a fly over on Wednesday around noon Clay County officials found these horses surrounded by rising water off of Sunnyside Drive in Middleburg. They could have moved to higher ground but would not do so [...]

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List of road closings

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Road & Bridge Closures Update: 1 p.m. June 28, 2012  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Baker and Columbia County [...]

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Update on Clay County damage assessment

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

Clay County Emergency Management Office Press Release: Door-to-door damage assessment efforts will begin tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 8 a.m., when teams take to the streets in areas where flood waters have subsided. Assessment efforts will be concentrated in the: Knightboxx [...]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee [...]

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