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UCSO Conducts K-9 Search of UCHS and LBMS, No Illegal Drugs Found

From Union County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, K-9 Units searched the Union County High School, Lake Butler Middle School and Union County Alternative (Outpost) School. The search began at 9:10AM. The entire search lasted approximately … Continue reading

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Plan a Safe Trick-or-Treating Route this Halloween

As you make preparations this Halloween from what costume to wear, to making a list of the neighborhoods to take your children out to for Trick-or-Treating, one more thing should be on your list, checking to see if any sexual … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety Tips from the Union County Sheriff’s Office

On Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 5:30Pm to 8:30Pm, the Reception and Medical Center (RMC) Prison on CR231 will have their Annual Fall Festival/Trick or Treat throughout the housing area – (located just South of the prison), These events are … Continue reading

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American Legion Post 56 Hosts a Meet and Greet

On Monday, October 23, 2017, the State American Legion Commander Steve Shuga had a “meet and greet” at American Legion Post 56 in Starke, Florida. Jerry Brandt, 3rd Vice State Commander, and Vickie Vanburen, District 4 Commander also attended this … Continue reading

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Starke Shrine Club holds Shrine Hospital Paper Drive, September 23, 2017

The Starke Shrine Club conducted a Shrine Hospital Paper Drive to help fund the Shrine Hospitals for children in North America Saturday, September 23, 2017. Lady Linda Magyari assisted the six nobles by consolidating the donations made by the many … Continue reading

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After the Hurricane Comes the Clean-Up and Repairs, Be Cautious When Hiring a Contractor

After natural disasters like Hurricane Irma, unlicensed contractors and scammers often come into the affected area promising immediate clean-up and debris removal. Some demand payment up-front for work they never do. Others simply lack the skills, licenses, and insurance to … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club® Open to All Florida Residents After Irma

Sam’s Club® has announced that they are temporarily waiving their membership fees and opening their warehouse clubs to everyone affected by Hurricane Irma in Florida to help them replenish their pantries and buy other needed items for after the storm. … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency for All Florida Counties in Response to Hurricane Irma

Today, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 17-235 declaring a state of emergency in all 67 counties within the State of Florida in response to Hurricane Irma – a major Category 4 storm approaching Florida. By declaring a state of emergency in … Continue reading

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HPS Enterprises Submits Claim for Relief under the Land Use and Environmental Dispute Resolution Act. Section 70.51, Florida Statute

In the January 21, 2016 edition of the Union County Times, a handful of Union and Bradford County Families announced their intent to join together in a multi-million dollar industrial venture of mining for phosphate deposits buried underneath some 3600 … Continue reading

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Public Notice, Recall of Bush’s Best Baked Beans

Bush’s Best has issued a voluntary recall on certain baked beans due to the discovery of defective side seams on the cans. Please read below the official notice as well as information pertaining to how to determine the affected cans.

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