STORM UPDATE 06/26/2012 11:15 AM

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is urging all local residents to remain at home today, if at all  possible. Road closings, local flooding conditions and other conditions make traveling potentially dangerous today with the potential of additional rain in the forecast.  Do not drive around barricades. They are there to warn of a road hazard. TURN […]

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STORM UPDATE 06/26/2012 11:00 am

LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COLUMBIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE IS CLOSED FLORIDA GATEWAY COLLEGE IS CLOSED *The Citizen’s Information Center at Columbia County Emergency Operations Center is open for calls. at 386-719-7530.* ROAD CLOSURES: DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES. TURN AROUND – DON’T DROWN RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO STAY HOME IF POSSIBLE Please remember […]

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STORM UPDATES 6/26/2012 @ 1030 a.m.

Tropical Storm Debby Road Closure Update – Number 1  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on state road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby. Please be advised that there is NO truth to rumors that U.S. 90 East is closed near prisons.    Baker […]

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Man Arrested for Trying to Stab Sons

On Saturday, June 23, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested on multiple charges after an altercation with family members.  At approximately 5:45 am, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a residence off S.W. Santos Terrace in reference to an injured person. Deputies made contact with Christopher Gene Graham. Mr. Graham told Deputies that […]

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Two Arrested on Meth Charges

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested two persons on methamphetamine charges. At approximately 1:00 pm, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a tag violation. Deputies discovered items in the car that were consistent with the clandestine manufacture of methamphetamine. Deputies found lithium batteries, pseudoephedrine and a container […]

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