Suwannee County News

Suwannee County Hosts Regional Economic Development Meeting

Suwannee County was proud to host the March meeting of the North Florida Economic Development Partnership. It was a day filled with fellowship, informative speakers, and wonderful food. The room was filled with attendees from all over the North Florida region and we appreciate everyone who traveled to participate.


$10 Million Closer to Broadband

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Office of Broadband has awarded Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative two grants totaling $10 million! The grants will help defray the costs of building their 100% fiber-to-the-home network, which will span over 4,100 miles of line and cost up to $93 million. We are incredibly grateful to have the Office… Read more »


Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners takes economic growth seriously

Recently the Suwannee County Commissioners attended the Florida Rural Economic Development Association (FREDA) summit in St. Augustine. FREDA is a consortium comprised of the three rural areas of opportunity representing 30 rural counties in Florida. The FREDA summit is the premier event focused exclusively on rural economic development issues and held sessions on such topics… Read more »


Norris Honored to Serve Rural North Florida

Suwannee County Economic Development Director, Jimmy Norris, has been appointed chairman of the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (NFEDP). Past Chairman Darryl Register from Baker County and Mayor Julie Conley from the City of Monticello welcome Jimmy aboard. NFEDP¬†is a public/private, 501c(6) entity dedicated to facilitating economic development activity through high-quality job growth and capital… Read more »


Companies Break Ground in Suwannee County

Exciting things are happening on the north end of Suwannee County! Three new businesses are breaking ground at the US Hwy 129 and I-10 corridor. We would like to congratulate the following companies and thank them for their investment in Suwannee County: Palms Medical Group which is expanding at 211 Ranchera Street in Live Oak,… Read more »


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