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By Kim Ortiz on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:49 am
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, along with the University of Florida’s Center for Forensic Medicine, held a workshop Wednesday to locate graves of animals who had been subject to potential abuse.
By Chabeli Herrera on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:08 am
For Joy Revels, home is metal screen-printing presses, a shirt dryer outfitted in state magnets, tubs of ink and boxes upon boxes of T-shirts. Her business, Dragonfly Graphics, produces 2,000 shirts a week for schools, businesses, events and churches.
By Rochelle Alleyne on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm
Gainesville City Commission is considering increasing the number of chickens city residents can own from two to 10.
By Chabeli Herrera on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 7:39 am
Learning labs in Alachua County schools are making virtual classes accessible to students without losing key funding to Florida Virtual School.
By Beatrice Dupuy on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:53 am
Flagler County recently passed a new smoke-free hiring policy that not everyone agrees with.
By Elly Ayres on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:50 am
Weeks after sales of Merck & Co., Inc.’s major cattle weight gain drug Zilmax were suspended, Alachua County cattlemen and beef specialists are considering how the North Florida cattle industry will be effected by the possibly temporary suspension.
By Brittany Van Voorhees on June 18th, 2013 | Last updated: June 18, 2013 at 8:24 pm
The Alachua County Commission has chosen to offer the position of Alachua County Manager to Randy Oliver, current CEO of Oliver and Associates in Pensacola.
By Alex Catalano on May 7th, 2013 | Last updated: May 7, 2013 at 1:55 pm
As students trickle out of the city after exams, streets are empty and the city of Gainesville becomes a ghost town. But instead of wallowing in the emptiness, there is a variety of events to be visited.
By Lauren Crawford on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 1:07 pm
Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten in Alachua County this fall are invited to tour schools and meet staff at the Kindergarten Round-Up Wednesday.