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Columbia County Observer

Real news from Florida for working families since 2007

HAECO Lake City: Is It Negotiating In Good Faith?


Photo: International Aerospace Coatings | Columbia County Observer graphic

Nikolas Cruz, Keeping the Death Penalty Alive – At What Cost?

Florida death chamber
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It's World Breastfeeding Week – The World Is Celebrating Beginning Today

Florida Nonprofit Helps Children Cope With Prolonged Grief

tractor in fieldSuwannee Valley Electric Co-op Leaps Into the World of High-Speed Internet Provider

College professionals and a ham greet folks at the one stop event. At the table are Julie Cannon and Tracy Nabli.Florida Gateway College One-Stop Enrollment: A Good Idea for Students & Staff, College VP Withholds Stats

Soaring Florida Real Estate Market Has Property Appraiser Jeff Hampton and Other PAs Reaching Out to County Property Owners

Photo of Commissioner Rocky Ford and Deputy Clerk Katrina Vercher in 2019 with caption: Former County Clerk Charged: scheme to defraud and official misconductLong-Time Columbia County Clerk of the Court Employee Arrested for Alleged Fraud Scheme

Chris Hackett coachingFlorida Gateway College Hires New Athletic Director

LSHA Pt-III: Governor's Board Ignores Meridian Proposal, Considers Bulldozing Lake Shore Hosp

LSHA Pt-II, Gov’s Board Sitting on $21 Million: Undated Docs – No Background Checks

Brandon Beil: LSHA Board ChairmanLSHA: Pt-I. Board Chairman Brandon Beil Ignores FL Legislation Along With Everybody Else

Ribbon cutting at the Quinn & Keith Leibfried STEM building at Florida Gateway CollegeFlorida Gateway College Cuts the Ribbon On the New Quinn & Keith Leibfried STEM Building

To Improve Internet Access for All, FL Needs to Know Your Internet Speed

SOAR Loans Help Florida Small Businesses Succeed  & Recover From the Pandemic

Manuel Asensio: “Congress is a dirty rotten mess. Where is the debate in FL’s 3rd CD?”

Florida Policy Institute Reports: Behavioral Health Care Infrastructure More Important Now Than Ever

Mary McLeod Bethune – A Life of Dignity & Public Service Honored in National Statuary Hall

FHP Reports: Two Accidents On I-75 Involving Tractor-Trailers – One Fatal – One Bad Luck

Community Health Centers Call for Added Protections for Drug Lifeline for the Indigent

Florida Critics: ‘Pregnancy Is Only Option for GOP Leaders’

Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Roll Back the Human Rights of Many in the Deep South

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