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By Donna Green-Townsend and Amanda Jackson on August 27th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am
Flags remain at half-staff outside many businesses around Lake Butler, where a community mourns the loss of a third victim from a deadly Saturday shooting spree.
By Zack Peterson, Donna Green-Townsend, Shannon Donev and Lauren Crawford on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: August 27, 2013 at 12:44 pm
James Tallman, a Union County commissioner, said Marvin Pritchett’s death leaves a hole in the community. “And we’re going to dearly miss him.”
By Donna Green-Townsend on August 16th, 2013 | Last updated: August 16, 2013 at 11:56 am
Musicians Gabe Valla and Sam Pacetti will give their long-awaited second performance at Gainesville’s Thomas Center on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
By Elle Newbold and Donna Green-Townsend on August 13th, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 12:07 pm
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio scheduled the field hearing at the Franklin County Courthouse in Apalachicola to hear evidence concerning the oyster collapse. Speakers blamed the collapse on last year’s drought and poor water conservation practices in Georgia along the Chattahoochee river.
By Dyann Lesnever and Donna Green-Townsend on July 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm
Although Attorney General Eric Holder is taking a stand against “stand your ground” law, other lawmakers, including Rep. Dennis Baxley, believe it is an important law and should remain unchanged.
By Sarah Reichert and Donna Green-Townsend on July 11th, 2013 | Last updated: July 11, 2013 at 10:19 am
The driver of a FedEx vehicle suffered critical injuries after a train collided with his truck at a railroad crossing Wednesday afternoon just south of Hawthorne.
By Donna Green-Townsend on July 10th, 2013 | Last updated: July 10, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Actors Jennifer Lauren Brown and Michael Hull of “Avenue Q.” The play, which is not recommended for children, runs through July 28 at the Hippodrome State Theatre.
By Donna Green-Townsend on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 3, 2013 at 10:20 am
Fanfares and Fireworks will kick off the Fourth of July celebrations for Alachua County Wednesday night, and a host of other events are planned for the rest of the week.
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 24th, 2013 | Last updated: July 3, 2013 at 11:03 am
Former two-time Florida Governor and long-time U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has been following the news about the NSA surveillance revelations and the whistleblower behind them, Edward Snowden.
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 17th, 2013 | Last updated: June 18, 2013 at 8:17 pm
Stockton Whitten from Brevard County sent an email to Alachua County Commissioners Monday saying he had chosen to stay in his current job there as deputy county manager.