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By Natanya Spies on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 10:19 pm
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The NHS Band of Pride placed first in the 1A division at the Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival at North Marion High School on Nov. 9 and will compete at the state competition Saturday.
By Stephanie Strasser on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 4:39 pm
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Thanksgiving is approaching an instead of heading to the store to buy their turkeys, some people are taking the matter into their own hands. Some Gator Skeet and Trap Club members and employees are practicing their shots to prepare for hunting for their own turkeys.
By Alex Peugnet on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.
By Joy King on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:35 pm
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Gallup Poll shows more seniors using the Internet since 2002. Alachua County seniors are participating in this trend.
By Amber Dawson on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 3:07 pm
Alachua County Public Schools district hosts a series of public forum to address concerns in the search for a new superintendent.
By Zach Abolverdi on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 9:38 am
Gainesville Police issued 10 citations in the first month of Florida’s texting while driving ban. Drivers ages 18 to 25 have received more than half of the 10 citations, said Ben Tobias, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson.
By Natanya Spies on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 1:25 pm
Incumbent Sue Weller re-elected Tuesday night as High Springs City Commissioner for another three year term. Weller won against Bobby Summers, a former High Springs commissioner and Alachua County, by 38 votes to fill city commission seat number three.
By Joel Sebastianelli and Lauren Lettelier on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 5, 2013 at 6:57 am
Alachua County 911 operators will use a new tool to get more information on callers and help streamline the emergency response process.