Tag Archives: Live Oak

City Of Live Oak Plans To Create City Manager Position

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 28, 2014 at 12:12 am

The city of Live Oak is looking to change the city administrator position to a city manager, which is hasn’t had since 1878.

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Access to Mayor Email Correspondence Varies in North Florida

By and on December 20th, 2013 | Last updated: December 20, 2013 at 11:36 am

Of 24 towns contacted in North Central Florida, 18 sent their mayor’s emails free of charge to WUFT. The others posed fees, lack of archived emails and other problems when confronted with a request for the public records.

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Suwannee Lake To Close Tuesday For Renovations

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 12:21 pm

The lake in Suwannee County near Live Oak will be closing for renovations on Tuesday for the first time since the lake opened in 1967. FWC does not have a specific date for when the lake will reopen.

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FWC Drafts Plan To Restore Parts Of Suwannee Ridge

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:00 am

Suwannee Ridge Wildlife Environmental Area, which occupies 1,428 acres of land in southern Hamilton County, could see an array of improvements if Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s plan to renovate areas within the park is passed.

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Florida’s Alcohol Sale Laws Remain A Widely-Varying Patchwork

By on August 25th, 2013 | Last updated: August 24, 2013 at 11:57 am

Only three Florida counties remain dry for liquor sales, including Lafayette County, which struggles to retain business. Suwannee County went wet in 2011, though some of its towns did not follow.

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In the News: PK Yonge, Palmetto plants, abortion bill passsed, Texas fertilizer plant explosion

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 11:44 am

P.K Yonge team seeks money for world competition – P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind worldwide competition for the first time. The team has to raise $7,500 to cover the cost of the [...]

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Sawmill to bring 350 permanent jobs to Suwannee County

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 2:29 pm

A new sawmill set to be built in Live Oak will provide 350 permanent jobs to Suwannee County. The mill property was purchased and cleared using funds from a county revenue surplus.

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Live Oak remembers Tropical Storm Debby

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Flooding from the storm destroyed property and shut down businesses but also brought people together.

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Live Oak faces long battle to rebuild after Tropical Storm Debby

By on July 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm

Three weeks after Tropical Storm Debby, the streets of Live Oak are lined with debris as people work to rebuild homes and businesses which suffered severe flood damage.  As you’ll see in snapshots included in this tv story, floodwaters were [...]

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Live Oak residents play waiting game for storm recovery

By and on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Tropical Storm Debby is long gone, but its effects are still having an impact on several Florida residents in Suwannee County. The City of Live Oak was hit the hardest, and clean-up measures are still underway. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake [...]

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