Budget cuts hurt the poorest of the poor
With Governor Rick Scott’s $2-million veto, legal aid services all across Florida are seeing major cuts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Lauren Rautenkranz spoke with Three Rivers Legal Services Executive Director Allison Thompson about how low-income residents in North Florida are facing a shortage of free legal advice.
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City officials are hoping a new convention center can attract more business to Gainesville.
Northeast Florida sees an increase in home sales in 2013. Increase is credited in part to lower unemployment rates.
Bees have satisfied the palette of mankind for centuries with one of the world’s first natural sweeteners: Honey. Nancy Gentry’s fascination with honey began at an early age, which led her to dedicate her life to Florida’s honey bee industry, more than 50 years later.
Linda Gowens’ electric bill is usually $300 or $400 a month. This time of year, though, it generally triples as part of the cost of doing business at Linda’s Yard Arts on Highway 301 near Lawtey.
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s international trade office will be opening on Dec. 3 to help increase exports from Gainesville and expand local businesses.