On Friday, December 18, 42 students from Eastside Elementary School toured the Sheriff’s Operation Center. The students were made up of the school’s safety patrol and student council.
On Friday, December 4 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted three Sheriff’s Office members.
On Friday, November 20 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Corporal Steven Khachigan to the rank of Sergeant.
On Monday, November 9, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office investigated a suspicious package at the main entrance of the Columbia County Courthouse prompting an evacuation of the facility.
On Wednesday, November 4, a Lake City man is in jail following a vehicle pursuit which ended with a single car crash. The driver fled the scene and was captured by deputies after a foot chase.