The Columbia County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special called meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 9, at the Columbia County Combined Communications Center, 263 NW Lake City Avenue. The meeting will be part of a briefing on conditions accompanying the Tropical Storm Debby flooding. The County Commission will also consider a recommendation to extend the Local State of Emergency for an additional week.
FEMA officials are working to finalize arrangements to open a Disaster Recovery Center in Lake City. It is expected that will happen no later than Monday. Notifications will go out to all area media and all other stakeholders as soon as information is received as to location and hours of operation.
The Richardson Middle School remains open as a shelter for area residents displaced by the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Debby.
Welcome to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office News Room, where the Public Information Officer (PIO) posts all of the information that they release to the news media. The PIO acts as liaison between news media organizations and the Sheriff's Office. The PIO routinely releases timely and accurate information and respond to routine and "breaking news" media inquiries. News releases can be found on this page. Please direct all media inquiries to:
Public Information Officer
Recent Press Releases