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By Virginia Hamrick on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm
Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.
By Leah Harding and Virginia Hamrick on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm
Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.
By Katie Campbell and Virginia Hamrick on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 7:58 am
Columbia County NAACP President Deborah White has been a champion for civil rights and has seen the power of desegregation over time. White said diversity in the county’s schools is evolving as is the community.
By Virginia Hamrick and Donna Green-Townsend on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 5:10 pm
A University of Florida team dedicated to researching the recent decline of oysters in Florida have discovered that the shortage is not due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Rather, the decline, which is affecting many fishermen and those involved in the industry, is due to drought and high salinity in the waters.
GPD released a composite sketch Thursday of a suspect still at large in a case of battery and armed burglary.
By Virginia Hamrick on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 5:09 pm
Anthropologists are starting to excavate unmarked graves at Florida’s notorious Dozier School for Boys, a former state-run correctional institution with a history of alleged abuse and death.
By Virginia Hamrick on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 27, 2013 at 7:35 pm
Despite findings of horse meat in Europe, local experts say this is not a problem for Floridians and finding horse meat in America is unheard of.