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In Alachua County, Chickens’ Importance Reaches New Heights

By and on December 17th, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 8:53 am

Poultry farming ordinances may seem random to most, but Alachua County has adopted its own set of unique ordinances in order to attend to a growing interest in backyard chicken farming.

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Alachua County Jail Unveils Energy-Saving Project

By on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 1:47 pm

With appliances such as the air conditioning beginning to go haywire, the Alachua County Jail embarked on a 10-year renovation project and displayed the finished results on Monday.

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Where To Donate Clothes For Gainesville Homeless As Temperatures Drop

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 7:31 pm

As temperatures drop in North Central Florida, Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry advises the community not to drop donations downtown, but rather bring them to the shelters accepting donations.

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Remodeling Scheduled For Kanapaha Park Veterans’ Memorial

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm

The memorial, in Kanapaha Park at the intersection of Tower Road and Southwest 41st Place, shows U.S. military engagements from the American Revolution to Operation Enduring Freedom, including the Afghanistan War.

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Gainesville’s Weekend Burglary Crimes Seemingly Linked To Nationwide Spree

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.

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