Author Archives: Leila Milgrim
Alachua County has joined other state governments in declaring April “Water Conservation Month.” Journalist and author Cynthia Barnett, who specializes in water issues, said although Florida is becoming more sustainable with water resources, conservation must become a collective effort to save the state’s natural resources.
The Committee on Education reported favorably on proposed Senate Bill 1108 at Monday’s meeting. The proposed bill would empower parents of students with special-education needs in the decision-making process regarding students’ course curriculum and Individualized Education Program.
The six-week program teaches residents how the local government works.
Due to increased rates of childhood obesity, the University of Florida is launching a healthy-living initiative to help young children learn how to make healthy choices.
Roadway repairs will leave temporary lane closures in Marion County Feb. 18 to April 19.