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Columbia County Observer

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Lake City, City Council to Meet in Emergency Session at 10 a.m. Today: Unprepared

President Trump - COVID-19: "The Surge is Coming," Urges Adherence to Federal Guidelines

COVID-19: FL 3rd In Adults at Risk Due to Age, 1st in Uninsured out of Top 25 States – Columbia Cnty at Risk

President TrumpThe President On Record Unemployment Numbers: U.S. has to "get back to work"

Columbia County Closes Government Offices To Public Beginning Tomorrow, March 26

Coronavirus Recession: Seven of the Nation's 10 Most Impacted Counties in Florida

Photo of bullets with copy: Floirda ammunition sales rationedIn Florida the “Gunshine State,” Gun Sales So Brisk Ammunition Being Rationed

After Receiving Criticism From Far & Wide, The County 5 Finally Wakes Up, Closes Parks etc.

Time For Bold Action, Not Panic:  In the Age of CoViD-19, FDA Needs to Find Courage

County Special Coronavirus Emergency Meeting Ignores Health Risks to County 5, Staff, & Public

Don’ts and Dos on Coronavirus

Florida School Safety Bill – Other Education Measures Left To Wither

Photo of Rum Island Spring with copy that reads, "Our first responsibility is the natural resourse," Com. Tim MurphyColumbia County's Rum Island Park: Finally, the Politicians Are Paying Attention

County Econ Dev Advisory Board Nixes Residential Housing Incentives, 'Again'

$1.5 Billion Apart, FL Legislature May Be Going Into Overtime to Settle Differences

Florida E-Verify Headed for Florida Senate/House Votes: Could Affect Food Prices

Corona Virus (COVID-19) In Florida

Blanche ribbon cutting ceremonyLake City's 'New' Blanche Hotel, Resurrected and Controversial, Celebrates a Grand Opening

CRC 2020: 20 Year Old Republican Party Chairman, Hunter Peeler, Has Trouble With First Amendment

Florida Lawmakers Must Return to Tallahassee to Adopt $92.3 Billion Budget

COVID-19: A National Emergency and a Weekend At Home

House OKs DNA Evidence Bill, Sentence Reform & College Athlete Pay – Snagged

Citizen-Initiated Constitutional Amendments: Florida Senate Wants More Restrictions

FL Senate Bill Would Set $100 mil Annual Florida Forever Funding Floor

Florida Clean Waterways Act: Calm Water Illusive