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Tag Archives: Alachua County
By Brianna Donet on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:55 pm
The annual Strike Out Hunger Food Drive on Monday is an effort to help people who do not have access to food by stocking food pantries.
By Jaime Sloane on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:10 pm
Florida’s agriculture industry is continuing to grow, according to a report released last week by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The report titled “Florida Agriculture: By the Numbers” cited increased sales of oranges, honey and other agricultural commodities.
By Cristina Mendez on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:17 am
A man in Alachua County was diagnosed with West Nile virus in September. The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is investigated where the virus originated.
By Paige Kauffman on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm
With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.
By Rochelle Alleyne and Jeanna Arroyo on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:41 am
Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.
By Dahlia Ghabour on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 8:06 pm
The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will run a 10-week support group for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence.
By Joonhee Suh on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:37 am
Just days after being told they would no longer be able to get paid, some 92 Alachua county foster grandparents remain off the job, wondering when they can go back to doing what they love – helping children.
By Jaime Sloane on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 8:39 am
Because only one local hunter applied for the position before the proposal’s initial Sept. 25 deadline, the county has extended the application cutoff to Oct. 8.
By Keighly Chambers on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
Alachua County Fire Rescue now has at its disposal, a brand new, $500,000 medical ambulance bus, that will allow more patients to receive medical attention on-site, especially during large-scale accidents.