Author Archives: Lawrence Chan

Family Business Joins County to Save Otter Sink Tract

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 11:47 am

The Suwannee River Water Management District will work with a private company to rehydrate the Otter Sink tract in Dixie County this fall.

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Gainesville Cemetery Recognized as Historical Landmark

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Gainesville’s Evergreen Cemetery, which has been active for 158 years and houses more than 10,000 graves, received the State of Florida Historical Marker on April 12.

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Orange Lake Levels Rising for First Time in More Than a Decade

By on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 5:18 pm

After years of drought, this year’s rainfall has restored Orange Lake’s water levels.

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Acclaimed Records Project Celebrates Alachua County History

By on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 11:29 am

The Alachua County Clerk of Court Ancient Records Project was awarded a preservation award. The project, which started about 15 years ago, has preserved nearly 200 years of history so far.

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Heavy Rains Pose Health Risks for Rescued Horses

By on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm

The heavy rainfall may lead to serious health problems for horses in a Marion County horse rescue organization. The Horse Protection Association of Florida has a drainage problem on their land that has lead to standing water that may harm the horses.

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Armed Woman Detained at RTS Bus Depot

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm

A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.

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