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Calls Expand for Florida Dept. of Ed. to Reverse Withdrawal from Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Photo: David Lezcano via Unsplash   |   Columbia County Observer graphic

Lake Shore Hospital Authority:  Willie Peacock – Who will he be tonight? What will he promise?

Willie Peacock presents to the Lake Shore Hospital Authority in March 2022
March 2022, Willie Peacock is Haven Health   |   Columbia County Observer photo and graphic

Photo of human brain with caption: still no city manager for Lake City. City's brain trust - out of options and no solutionsLC City Manager Search: Mayor Wants to Interview Candidates Without Looking at Resumes, Headhunter – Out of Steam

Photos of Kevin Kirby and Paul Dyal with roadway double yellow line inbetween. Caption: County claims Lake City crossed the double line on City wastewater utility expansion projectLake City-Columbia County Utility Easment Issues Spill Into County Roadway: It Was Not Pretty

Photo of light bulb with caption: Lake City City Council has an epiphany. City's top job now worth $160,000LC City Manager Search: Looking for a Job, $160k Now the Top Pay - City Council Has an Epiphany

LC City Manager Search: Tonight, The City Council May Decide How Much Its City Manager Is Worth?

Photo of Lloyd Austin III with a caption explaing that to some in Lake City, he would not be qualified to be City ManagerLC City Manager Search: Flying by the Seat of Its Pants – New Requirements Could Be Problematic

Sunset with caption: will Lake City have a city manager when the sun sets tonight?LC City Manager Search: Can An X-Army Colonel Get Lake City Aimed in the Right Direction? Tonight the City Council Will Decide

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

Florida No. 2 In Drug Overdose Deaths
Can It Do Something Different?

New FL Law Boosts Mental Health Services Awareness for Students & Families

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown Pleads Guilty In Fraud Case

Florida GOP Redistricting to be Struck Down – Governor Will Appeal

Florida NOW Vows to Continue to Fight for a Woman’s Right to Choose

Future Military Recruitment & Veteran Suicide Rates – Cause for Concern

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