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Columbia County Observer

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Shaping a Better Future By Recognizing the Interdependence of the World

NASA photo of earth from outer space. Copy reads: one world - one community

Florida TaxWatch pie chart comparing state and local taxesFlorida TaxWatch: Growing Disparity in State and Local Taxes

FDOT District I Secretary, LK NandamM-CORES: SWC Corridor Taskforce Rolls Back FDOT's Vision of Consensus

Deep-Sea Coral Hotspots Get New Protections in Gulf

LSHA: Gov's Board Approves $7.5 mil Investment No One Asks About the Rate, Ignores FL Statutes

Photo of Florida Panthers with copy: M-CORES: It could be the end of the florida panther and a whole lot more. 25 billion of new toll roads. Is that what Florida really wants?M-CORES: 93% of the Public Against, Rural Florida at Risk, FDOT On-The-Spot

After DeSantis Veto, LEAP Tampa Bay Keeps College Completion Program Alive

Florida: More Uninsured Children Than California, 55,000 Added to FL's Uninsured Since 2016

Mother and Child in black and white with copy: Florida, among the top states in the nation in uninsured childresFlorida's Uninsured Children: 33% Above the National Average

Rocky Ford, Ambassador for S. Columbia County, Hosts Fish Fry for Florida & County Candidates

Gov't Mess: City Holds Fourth-First Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing

In a Surprise Move, the Columbia County 5 Name David Kraus as Interim County Manager

Lake City Firefighters Set to Vote On Union Contract. Should They Be Treated Like Other City Employees and the City Manager?

girl with orange binoculars: text is floirda minimum wage constitutional amendment poised to passFlorida Minimum Wage Constitutional Amendment Poised to Pass

Pressure Mounts for Climate Question During Presidential Debates

Today's Lake City Community Dev Block Grant Pub Hearing Misses Mandatory Notice Requirements

Third Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Mark E. Feagle Keeping Safety First During Continuing Pandemic

Rum Island Park: Additional Handicapped Parking on the Way, Along With More Security & Cameras

Limiting the Powers of the Federal Government:  At the Core of Our Constitution

Larry Klayman Once Sued His Mother, Now Bloomberg & Others, Challenging Money Raised for Felon Voter Registration

Florida State Tax Collections Down by Billions, But Some Exceed Revised Projections

Gov. DeSantis Requests State AG Investigation Into Bloomberg’s Felon Voter Registration Drive

Bloomberg Raises $20M to Register 31,000 Florida Felons to Vote

Florida, 4th Highest Alzheimer's Rate in Country – New Tools Available for Alzheimer's Battle

Florida Solar Power:  16,000 Urge PSC Not to Change Solar Rules – Utilities Lobby for Change

M-CORES: Proposed New Toll Roads Threaten Rural Florida and is a Bad Deal for Floridians

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