STORM UPDATE 06/30/2012 4:00 PM

We remind everyone that we are expecting extremely hot and humid weather conditions for today, continuing through the July 4th holiday. According to the National Weather Service. temperatures will again hover around the 100-degree mark with a heat index approaching 110. Dehydration is a dangerous medical situation that residents are warned to pay close attention [...]

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UPDATED ROAD CLOSURE LIST 6/30/2012 3:00P.M.

3 sink holes on Suwannee Valley Rd west of Everett 1 sink hole on Everett on the paved part sink hole Hamp Farmer/Cansa Omar/Needmore …road is washed out Gurley is closed FAMU - MLK   until repaired ( poss next week sometime) Denver is closed from paTterson- Gurley until repaired  ( poss next week sometime ) BONITA, SPARR,  [...]

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STORM UPDATE 06/30/2012 3:00 PM

Beware of scam artists Don’t become a victim twice in the aftermath of the storm. In the aftermath of extensive damage and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Debby earlier this week, many homeowners and other residents are anxious to begin the clean-up and repair the damage caused by this event. Those affected by the storm [...]

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Two Arrested for Robbery

On Friday, June 29, 2012, two men were arrested for allegedly robbing a woman. At approximately 8:20 p.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the intersection of N.E. Fryer St. and N.E. Angus Way. The victim told deputies that she was robbed by two males as she sat in a vehicle. One suspect was [...]

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STORM UPDATE 06/29/2012 1:30 PM

Columbia County officials and the Emergency Management Department has now changed its approach to the challenges created by this week’s storm and are becoming more proactive and  less reactive to the damages created by the historical amount of flooding in our area. An extremely important issue that needs to be promoted today relates to the [...]

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