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Columbia County Observer

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A New Downtown Lake City City Hall: 3 LSHA Gov Appointees Will be the Deciders on LC's Future

City Manager Joe Helfenberger hold a  poster board.

solar pannels at sunrise with copy: Florida's energy companies - do they want energy efficiency?Florida Groups Urge Utility Regulators to Boost Energy Efficiency

Hail To The Chief – Thoughts for Veterans Day

City Attny Koberlein vs. City Manger Helfenberger: Which Way Will the City Council Go?

FL's Saint Leo University Ranked No. 1 in U.S. in Best for Vets Colleges 2020

Panhandlers: Councilwoman Moses & Com. Witt Want to Throw Tens of Thousands $ Without Data

$15 minimum wage will be on 2020 Florida ballot with picture of 5 and ten dollar billsMinimum Wage Proposal First to Qualify for Florida's 2020 Ballot

Florida Ex-Felon Voting Rights Remain in Limbo With Amendment 4 Fed. Ct. Ruling

woman smokingFL Poll Confirms Support for 2020 Measures Legalizing Marijuana – But Which One?

First Amendment Foundation Chooses New President to Succeed Legend Barbara Peterson

Graphic showing how much SPOLST public funding, $150,145,207 was raised by ValdostaValdosta Wastewater Spills Floating Into Florida – Barring an Act of God – A Thing of the Past

Downtown Lake City Revitalization Hot Topic at City/County Meeting - LSHA: the Gorilla in the Room

Tomi Brown registering votersTomi S. "Stinson" Brown Running for Columbia County Supervisor of Elections

Without Medicaid Expansion, Florida Sees Increase in Uninsured Children

FL Sen. To Vote On Removing Sheriff In Precedent-Setting Special Session

Florida Senator Lauren Book Withdraws Bill Seeking to end Religious Exemptions for Vaccines

County 5 Honor FL State Trooper George A. "Andy" Brown, III: Killed in the Line of Duty