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CareerSource Florida Crown: Alachua County Says 'No' To Providing a Life Ring

Screen shot of the Alachua County Commission, CareerSource North Central Florida meeting. Everyone who wanted to be heard was heard. No one appeared for Florida Crown.  +++ Enlarge

CareerSource Florida Crown: State Says “No Mas” – Loses Confidence in the Leadership of FL Crown

CareerSource FL Crown: A Malaise That Goes Deep Below the Surface. Sexual Harassment Redefined - Ignored, Whistleblowers Will Be Caught & Fired

Lake City City Manager Race Down to Two: Lake City Police Chief Gerald Butler & Former Pasco County Asst. County Administrator Don Rosenthal

National (Congressional) Medal of Honor Day Is Today: Honoring Veterans for Service & Sacrifice


LC City Manager Search Struggles Along: City Attorney a Stick In the Spokes

CareerSource FL Crown: After the Mutiny, Exec Dir & His Staff Walk Back In the Door They Walked Out Like Nothing Ever Happened

Sylvester Warren’s Ethics Complaint Tossed, City Clerk Vindicated: There was a lot more than met the eye

CareerSource Florida Crown – MUTINY: Under investigation by Florida Workforce’s top financial investigator, exec-dir - board staff exit en-masse

CareerSource Florida Crown Under Investigation by DEO for Recurring Financial Improprieties

LC City Manager Search: Now Down To Three Candidates – City Has No Plan Moving Forward

James D. Carter, Jr. Takes City Council Seat: The Only One in the District Who Wanted To Serve

Fort White Gwynn Farms Subdivision: Mayor Ronnie Frazier, “There is still a golden opportunity for the Fords & Ft. White…”

Ambulance at speed with headling: Florida Legislators paying attention to state's health care professional shortageFL Lawmakers Paying Attention to State's Health Care Professional Shortage – Mental Health Getting a Boost

Lake City City Manager Search 2024: Ranking the Candidates & Next Steps - Tuesday In City Hall

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Handicapped Accessibility Still an Issue On Reserve Flush Columbia County LSHA Campus & County Leased Elections Complex (Duval Place)

Lake City City Manager Search, Applicants-Part II Final Nine Applicants Released – City Council Gives  Search the Silent Treatment

LC City Manager Search, Applicants – Part I First 13, Where They’re From, Education, Present Positions & Resumes

Mayor Witt did not add a discussion about the City Manager Search for Monday night's Council meeting.

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Lake City Council Should Be Respected – More Importantly – So Should the Citizens

Another Trump Presidency: What Would It Mean For Health Care?

Florida Voters Should Have the Right to Vote On Abortion

Abortion Access Designated Amendment 4 On 2024 Ballot

MLK Day: A Look back at Dr. King and the Nobel Peace Prize & a History of the Lake City Logo

Governor DeSantis’ State-of-the State: Top Dems Impressed, But for the Wrong Reasons

On the 50th Anniversary of Endangered Species Act, Protecting Rice's Whales (estimated 100 left) and Others With This Landmark Legislation

Florida Teachers Sue to Block Anti-LGBTQ+ Pronoun Ban

Another Sex Scandal – Another Victimized Woman Brought To You By the Party of Piety, Traditional Gender Roles and Family Values

Sociology on the Chopping Block In Florida Colleges

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