New Deputy Joins CCSO

On Thursday, July, 26, 2012, Archie A. Crews officially became a member of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a swearing in ceremony held at the CCSO Operations Center, Sheriff Mark Hunter provided the Oath of Office to Mr. Crews. Mr. Crews was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Crews will be placed into…

STORM UPDATE 7/11/12 4:30 PM

The latest update on recovery efforts from the flooding created by Tropical Storm Debby last week, includes information that the Suwannee River dropped below flood stage on Tuesday afternoon and now measures 75.38 feet as of this morning. Flood stage is 77 feet and the river reached a peak of more than 85 feet last…

STORM UPDATE 7/8/2012 4:00 PM (FEMA OPEN)

The FEMA Recovery Center in Lake City is now open. It is located at 484 SW Commerce Drive, Suite 145 in the Westfield Shopping Center. The Center will be open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Representatives of FEMA, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and state agencies will be on hand…

STORM UPDATE 7/7/2012 5:30 PM (FEMA)

FEMA has announced it will be opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lake City beginning Monday morning, July 9, located at 484 SW Commerce Drive, Suite 145, in the Westfield Square Shopping Center. The Center will be open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Representatives of FEMA, the Small Business…