Stew Lilker’s 

Columbia County Observer

Real news for working families.  An online news service



WEATHER:  Today & Tonight

Girls Got STEAM
Build Racecars

Chicken Shit Not Our Problem, Land Rights Are – Two yrs in the Works, Water Regs Voted Down

FDOT Explains the Ins & Outs of the Design, Const, Funding of the 'Jack Berry Hwy' & DOT Study

Confusion Reigns as Gov's Lake Shore Hosp Auth Bd Puts Kibosh on 'Jack Berry Hwy'

Lack of Questions & Information the Precursors to a County 5 Econ Dev $465,000 Give-a-Way

County 5 in Action Tonight: On the Docket an Effective 16 yr $465,000 Tax Abatement for HAECO

Jack Berry Hwy Crash Lands. Confusion, All Routes Rejected. The Next Step May Be the FL DOT's

A Record Filled With Columbia County Alternative Facts & Memories

Transparency Takes a Back Seat in Jack Berry Orchestrated County-City-Hosp Auth Road Project

Visit by Hosp Auth Chief to Home Owner - Covered Up by County

The Jack Berry Highway: Will the Columbia Cnty 5 Allow This Tax Watch Turkey to Take Flight

NCFRPC Chair Rick Davis Nixes Rubber Stamp Approval of Exec Dir's Recommended Appointment

Trump's Wall Builds Outrage, Fear Among Florida Immigrants

Florida's Children Live and Die at the Corner of 'Dickens & Orwell'

Columbia Cnty's Sheriff Wants a New $26mil Jail: This Time He May Get It

County Jail: Foot Dragging, Back Room Deals, No Timely & Relevant Info – It's Columbia County

Man's best friend rescued - then becomes boys best friend

Meeting Calendar
Don't be confused - Find links to agendas

Floridians Speak Out Against Transgender Restrooms

Hail Britannia: U.K. Could Teach U.S. a Thing or Two About Running Gov't

Florida's Heroin Epidemic
A Public Health Crisis

As Immigrant Fears Rise, Rush to Citizenship Under Way

FL Econ Dev Incentives:
To Be or Not To Be?

Boys Are Smarter: Even Six-Year Olds Know That

Florida Pipeline Protests Grow as Construction Continues

Rape Kits Delayed Is Justice Denied

President Trump, You Won – Move On

FL Gas Slides Again, Down 3.8¢ In the Past Week

Gov Scott Can't Condone Cuba's 'Oppressive Behavior':  What About China?

Irula Tribesman & Detector Dogs Help UF/IFAS/FWC Remove Pythons in Florida

"Little Marco"
Trump Was Right

Obama's Electoral Legacy: After 8 Years - Trump

Obama's Legacy: Foolish Hope of a 'Post-Racial' America