Tag Archives: Suwannee River

String Cheese Incident Hosting Halloween Festival At Suwannee Music Park

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 4:20 pm

The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park will have a halloween-themed music festival from Thursday to Saturday. “Hulaween” is hosted by the band String Cheese Incident and is expected to bring many tourists to Suwannee County and nearby Live Oak.

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Cedar Key Oyster Market Crippled by High Salinity Levels

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 9:50 am

(Photo credit: Jessica.James / Flickr)
Due to increased salinity levels, Cedar Key’s oyster production has suffered.

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Suwannee River Water Management District Gets $5.4 million For Springs Protection Funding

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection approved the District’s funding request on Wednesday for the improvement projects.

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Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.

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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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North Florida Rivers Rise, Nixing Swimming And Canoeing

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 31, 2013 at 11:45 am

Recent heavy rainfall has caused the Suwannee River to rise above the flood stage. O’Leno State Park Ranger David McCorquodale said the park does not want people drowning as a result of swift currents.

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Search teams recover second Suwannee River body

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 11:29 am

Police found a second body in the Suwannee River on Tuesday during an investigation to find two missing men who attempted to rescue an 8-year-old who had fallen into the water.

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Mar. 19, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 12:34 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville city elections today, body of missing Gilchrist County man found, evidence of planned attack found in UCF dorm, Hillary Clinton announces support of same-sex marriage, residents of Colombia protest poor living conditions.

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Mar. 14, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: ongoing search for missing residents, Carroll resignation, house party arrest, Down Syndrome dolls, Pope Francis I.

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Search for 2 men who jumped in Suwannee River to save boy continues

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:49 am

The Glichrist County Sheriff’s Office continued to search for two men who are believed to have drowned in the Suwannee River Monday after trying to save a young boy from the water.

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