Tag Archives: Lake City

Historic Lake City Hotel to Undergo $14 Million Renovation

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 12:01 pm

A project to renovate the historic Blanche Hotel in downtown Lake City will soon be underway. Lake City Mayor Stephen Witt said he is hoping the renovations bring new allure to downtown Lake City.

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Lake City Officer Kills Armed Tennessee Driver at Safety Checkpoint

By on March 15th, 2014 | Last updated: March 15, 2014 at 7:12 pm

Officer Michael Lee is on administrative leave after the Friday night incident.

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GALLERY: Thousands Gather for 150th Anniversary of Civil War Battle

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

The 38th Annual Olustee Battle Re-Enactment took place last weekend in Lake City, Fla.

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Local Singer Competes on “American Idol”

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 8:54 am

Lauren Ogburn has been perfecting her autograph since she was 15. She’ll be able to put it to use soon though — because she’s going to Hollywood. Ogburn, 19, from Lake City, auditioned for season 13 of “American Idol” on […]

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Lake City Police Officer Killed In Fire

By on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 9:37 am

A Lake City police officer was killed, and a second officer injured, in a house fire early Thursday morning.

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Southside Recreation Complex Adds New Amenities

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 1:57 pm

The Southside Recreation Complex in Lake City will complete the first phase of a $2.9 million renovation project this week. The renovations include new bleachers, concession stands, walkways, restrooms and refurbished softball fields.

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A North Floridian’s Quest To Monitor The Cops With Cameras, The Constitution And YouTube

By on July 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 10:43 am

Jeff Gray is a truck driver living in St. Augustine whose hobby has amassed more than 1.4 million YouTube views. He has a simple approach: show up in a public place with a camera and a thorough knowledge of what law enforcement can and cannot ask him to do.

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Celebrating all that’s Florida: performer Tom Shed previews Florida Folk Festival

By on May 24th, 2013 | Last updated: May 29, 2013 at 2:47 pm

A fiddle competition, banjo contest, and plenty of quintessential Florida food can be found at the 61st Florida Folk Festival this Memorial Day weekend.

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Two charged with election fraud in Lake City council race

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:34 pm

Linda Ivery and Betty Jefferson, Eugene Jefferson’s wife, have been released on their own recognizance after they turned themselves in on election fraud charges from the District 10 Lake City council election.

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Florida-based convenience store chain raises $1 million for children’s hospital

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 8:50 pm

S and S Food Stores and its employees presented a check worth $1,028,164.97 to the Children’s Miracle Network and Shands at UF Tuesday.

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