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A fire behind a portion of Butler Plaza was caused by solar panels
Gainesville resident Joyce Shahboz (wife of Marc Shahboz, pictured above) competed on NBC’s show “American Ninja Warrior” and now her family of four is taking on the name of “Ninja Clan” as they practice all kinds of physical activity from swimming to parkour.
On Thursday night, about 150 people crowded into Live Oak City Hall to express concern over a proposed biomedical waste incinerator facility in rural Suwannee County with the president of the company seeking to build it.
Parents of Alachua County students have 10 extra days to consent to free flu vaccines, which will be administered in schools at the start of October.
Farah’s on the Avenue will close its doors Friday. Owner Nick Farah cites his desire to expand his prepared food brand, the restaurant’s shrinking customer base and growing utilities bill as reasons for the close.
After almost 50 years in education, Superintendent Dan Boyd has become the face of Alachua County Public Schools. He’s stepping down this month.