Author Archives: Sabrina Alvarez

Clinic Offers Health Care For Pets Every Tuesday

By on December 20th, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 4:27 pm

The Saint Francis House Pet Care Clinic provides free non-emergency health care for pets of economically troubled owners four times a month. In the colder months, they give out cold weather clothes and blankets because homeless shelters do not allow animals unless they are service animals.

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Angel Tree Shines Light On Migrant Families

By on December 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 18, 2014 at 4:15 pm

The Angel Tree Charity Project helps make sure struggling migrant families have a normal Christmas. Hundreds of families are helped with the charity project.

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Amendment 4 Could Bring Back Marion County Teachers And School Programs

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

On Election Day, Marion County voters will vote on Amendment 4, which calls for the millage rate to increase. The extra money will go toward school programs and teacher salaries, potentially bringing back laid-off, first-year teachers.

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Bicyclists And Drivers Express Concern Over Safety Signs On Hawthorne Trail

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 1:43 pm

A new project will add just under a mile on the Hawthorne Trail from State Road 20 to Palatka.

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Lower Vehicle Registration Fee Increases Tag Renewals

By on September 4th, 2014 | Last updated: September 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm

A reduced vehicle registration fee, effective Sept. 1, caused higher traffic at the Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office. Senators say the fee cut is one of the ways Florida Legislature is trying to reduce taxes and fees.

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April 24, 2014: Morning News in 90

By and on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 10:57 am

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Jan. 30, 2014: Morning News in 90

By on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Death penalty in the state of Florida will remain

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 9, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Florida lawmakers rejected a bill Thursday that would have eliminated the state’s death penalty. The House of Representatives Criminal Justice committee voted 9 to 4 on the bill.

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FDOT begins repairs on Ocala bridge 8 months after it re-opened

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:14 am

The Florida Department of Transportation will begin rebuilding the Ocala Sharpes Ferry Bridge’s wall, which fell last June after the wall was replaced in April. The repairs, starting Monday, could affect traffic in the area.

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Court clerks ask lawmakers for an effective solution to prevent budget cuts

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 6:29 pm

Florida’s Clerks of Court have asked lawmakers to exempt the offices from additional fees in order to compensate for the budget cuts.

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