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By Taylor Frazier on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm
Putnam County’s only public transportation system is in danger. Putnam County officials are fighting to save the bus service that provides much-needed rides to doctor’s offices, grocery stores and more.
By Lawrence Chan on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 4:59 pm
Gainesville’s Evergreen Cemetery, which has been active for 158 years and houses more than 10,000 graves, received the State of Florida Historical Marker on April 12.
By Stephanie Matarazzo on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 3:40 pm
A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Adam Harrington on April 17th, 2014 | Last updated: April 17, 2014 at 12:35 pm
Von Fraser, who has served as Alachua County’s Tax Collector for 33 years, died early Thursday morning at the age of 76.
By Ashley Autumn on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:15 pm
An increase in harvests of Florida blueberries helps economy in North Central Florida.
By Perri Konecky on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm
Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.
By Stephanie Matarazzo on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 4:45 pm
Virginia Hamrick produced this update.
A video roundup of local,state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Jaclyn De Bonis on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 6:51 pm
Helping foster children gain access to driver’s licenses and motor vehicle insurance is the focus of two bills currently in the Florida House and Senate.