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Category Archives: Local
By Andrea Carroz and Meghan Pryce on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 10:24 am
The City of Archer will install new touch read water meters after misreadings and miscalculations of their former analog meters led to complaints about over-billing.
By Amber Dawson on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 3:34 pm
Gainesville’s Phoenix Animal Rescue expects to open a rehabilitative ranch for dogs in Levy County by the end of 2014.
By April Lanuza on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 4:13 pm
Cross City helicopter base moves to Levy County to provide more medical support.
By Madison Kirby on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 10:53 am
Florida Parks, including the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, serve as more than just a landscape, bringing about $1.2 billion to local Florida Economies.
By Shane Chernoff and Keighly Chambers on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:54 pm
After a a woman was killed and her husband was injured from a tree falling directly on their house on Wednesday morning, tree safety is being heavily emphasized.
By Ebony Joseph on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 5:51 pm
Charles Washington and his trio Company of Grace sang praise songs to set a jubilant mood as hundreds of homeless Gainesville citizens gathered Thursday morning in Bo Diddley Community Plaza to receive a hot breakfast. Washington and his singing friends volunteered at the [...]
By Lauren Verno on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 1:36 pm
A suicide memorial garden was dedicated to those who have lost their lives to suicide and to the family members and friends left behind afterward. The garden, which has been in the designing and building process for over a decade, was finally opened on Thursday to the public.
By Trevor Sikkema on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.
By Samantha Schuyler on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The idea of a homeless center was born eight years ago alongside an ambitious plan to end homelessness in Gainesville. In the years since, the city’s plan to construct a permanent shelter has taken many twists and turns, all of them captured in this timeline.
By Jaime Sloane on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:39 pm
Alachua County is part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to make solar panels more accessible to residents. The county will use its share of the $1.575 million grant to create a system on its website to help residents obtain solar panel installation permits.