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Gainesville Regional Utilities Customers Pay More To Use Less

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 11:30 am

Gainesville residents using less energy means generating less money for Gainesville services such as police and parks. To offset the loss, the average bill for a GRU customer increased about $6 in October, resulting in the second highest ranked residential bill in the state.

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Fatal Shooting in City of Archer

By on March 26th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 9:48 am

Joseph McGuire, Archer resident, fatally shot Latreese Monroe at about 2 a.m. this morning after she broke into his home.

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RTS Hybrid Buses May Not Be Saving As Much Green As Expected

By on March 14th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 9:41 am

It will take RTS about 10 years of fuel savings to pay off the costs of the hybrid buses.

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City Of Live Oak Plans To Create City Manager Position

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 28, 2014 at 12:12 am

The city of Live Oak is looking to change the city administrator position to a city manager, which is hasn’t had since 1878.

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Lafayette educational professionals see delayed pay increase, lack of funds

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Lafayette County education staff receive pay increases 7 months late.

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Strawberry Market Heats Up During Cold Snaps

By on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm

Strawberry producers are feeling the heat from the cold temperatures. Output is low and prices are rising for strawberries this season.

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After Two Years Without, Yankeetown May Be Closer to Finding a Mayor

By on January 15th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 8:40 pm

Residents of Yankeetown have been divided by a long-standing feud over potential developments. The town currently has no mayor because no one wants to take on the responsibility of leading a divided town.

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