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Tag Archives: Alachua County
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:16 pm
Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 11:28 am
Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.
By Rachel Kurland on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 8:42 am
A recent phone scam in Marion County serves as a reminder to be aware of false calls, and Alachua County’s public information officer warns who is at risk.
By Lawrence Chan on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 11:29 am
The Alachua County Clerk of Court Ancient Records Project was awarded a preservation award. The project, which started about 15 years ago, has preserved nearly 200 years of history so far.
By Claudia Marina on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 7:34 pm
In a study by the Florida Department of Education, low-performing schools were found to have a higher number of out-of-field teachers.
By Amanda Guillen on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary will pilot a behavioral development program for boys, ages 9 to 11, to prevent them from entering the juvenile justice system.
By Keith Momberg on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 24, 2014 at 7:17 am
After 25 years with the March of Dimes, Betsy Trent is set to retire on March 1. She is the executive director of the north central Florida division, yet no one has been selected to fill her position at this time.
By Ana Krsmanovic on February 17th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 1:03 pm
Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network plans to kickstart its expansion project with a ground-breaking ceremony on March 4 in its main outreach office in Gainesville, Fla.