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Columbia County Observer

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CRC: The Douglas Amendment – Controlling County Surplus Funds With Incomprehensible Language


The July 1 Charter Review Commission meeting had one attendee and Chairman Lane's wife in attendance. Attorney Foreman made virtual attendance only available for CRC members.

Despite Legal Challenges, Local Mandatory Mask Orders Sweeping Florida

Florida Dems:  Special Session Needed to Distribute Federal Coronavirus Assistance

Charlie Keith speaks with a future voter.Charlie Keith Officially Launches Race for Bucky Nash's 'County 5' District 3 Seat

Rebekah Jones, Fired GIS Scientist, Filing Whistleblower Complaint Against Florida

Hand gun with copy: [Florida] nation's highest concealed-weapons-licenses-per-capitaRenewed Wave of Firearms Purchases By Floridians

City Manager Joe HelfenbergerLake City Charter Revision, City Manager Helfenberger to Revisit Enhanced Public Notice

Coronavirus Spiking: 100,207 Pos, Deaths 3,173 Anyone Can Get It, DOH free testing in Fort White

Columbia County 5 Say "No" to 2021 Residential Trash Assessment: saving residents $4,000,000

Models Confirm Florida Coronavirus Resurgence, Warn of Catastrophic Consequences

Florida Sunset wth copy: Florida - trouble in paradise, coronavirus spikeGov. DeSantis: Surging Coronavirus Cases Fueled by 'High Risk' Floridians, FL Deaths Nearing 3,000

New Yorker Cover of George Floyd

Glynell Presley is not infavor of postponing the Olustee conversation.Battle of Olustee Memorial Monument & Battle Reenactment Funding On Tap in LC Monday Night

Florida Seeks Expedited Full Fed Court Hearing in Appeal of Fed Judge Giving Felons Right to Vote

Lake Shore Hospital Authority Chairman Brandon Beil: "I will recommend no tax for next year."

LSHA: Sitting on a Sea of Over $16,000,000 & a Lease That Nobody Wants - What's Next?

George Floyd memorial wall muralAmid Little Recent Violence, FL Cities Prepare for Thursday After George Floyd’s Memorial Service

Alden Rosner & Todd Sampson Vying for Lake City Council District 13 This Fall: They're 'off & running'

Photo of slience (woman with finger over lips); copy: Lake Shore Hospital Authority Board-Silence is its game.Shands Lake Shore 'On the Rocks' – Gov's Lake Shore Hospital Authority Board – 'Silence'

Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's 2019 Felon "Pay to Vote" Law

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