State Rep. David Richardson (D-Miami Beach) is expected to visit the Columbia Correctional Institution Thursday (file photo).
Columbia's Connor Davidson is taken to the mat Wednesday (Photo by KAYLA LOKEINSKY).
Fleming Island forward Reed Davis is circled by Columbia defenders Wednesday night (Photo by BRENT KUYKENDALL).
Columbia County Courthouse (photo by KAYLA LOKEINSKY/Lake City Reporter).
Columbia’s Marquez Bell (11) drives to the basket against Gainesville’s Christian Miller-Caldwell. (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter)
Columbia junior Trent Morrison avoids a Taylor County defender as he takes the ball up the field Tuesday. Morrison scored one goal for the Tigers. (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter)

News Stories

State Rep. David Richardson (D-Miami Beach) is expected to visit the Columbia Correctional Institution Thursday (file photo).

“Deplorable” conditions at Columbia Correctional Institution heighten the chances of unrest and violence against guards, a Miami Beach lawmaker warned on the eve of his second visit to the facility

Columbia County Courthouse (photo by KAYLA LOKEINSKY/Lake City Reporter).

Shortcomings in the county’s radio system force sheriff’s office deputies to sometimes rely on a time-consuming and inefficient method for contacting the 911 dispatch center, according to the count

Douglas Dean of the Gaines- ville Salvation Army rings the bell for donations Saturday at the Walmart in Lake City (photo  by NICK ROLLISON/Lake City Reporter).

The Salvation Army’s bell-ringing campaign may be a rare sight in Lake City this year following a series of issues with the regional Gainesville office, according to local civic club officials.

Sports

Columbia's Connor Davidson is taken to the mat Wednesday (Photo by KAYLA LOKEINSKY).

Columbia won more matches than rival Buchholz in Wednesday night’s meet, but despite having won six duals while their opponents won five, the Tigers still came up short.

Fleming Island forward Reed Davis is circled by Columbia defenders Wednesday night (Photo by BRENT KUYKENDALL).

This season Columbia has deeply wanted to prove its one of the state's best. The Tigers though missed a prime opportunity to legitimize themselves Wednesday.

Columbia’s Marquez Bell (11) drives to the basket against Gainesville’s Christian Miller-Caldwell. (BRENT KUYKENDALL/Special to the Reporter)

As the contest reached its most pivotal moments, experience proved crucial, and the young Tigers watched the veteran Hurricanes run away triumphantly. 

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