Gainesville residents still have one more day to cast their early vote for the city election. Early voting runs Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says anyone in the city who is a registered voter can vote at the early voting site. She adds, voters can only vote for candidates of the district they respectively live in. Voters should bring a picture and signature I.D., or vote a provisional ballot. Election day is this Tuesday, March 15th.
Seminole County commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to reinstate a ban on bear hunting in Florida. The resolution also asks the state agency to maintain a focus on "reducing human-bear conflicts through deterrent techniques and habitat management."