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Tag Archives: Alachua County
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.
By Dana Edwards on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm
Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.
By Rachel Kurland on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:57 pm
Northeast Florida sees an increase in home sales in 2013. Increase is credited in part to lower unemployment rates.
By Rachel Crosby on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm
Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are seeking office.
By Rachel Kurland on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 1:12 pm
Some Alachua County residents are still hearing noises from the biomass plant, even after the installation of noise-absorbing acoustic panels.
By Christine Casey on January 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: January 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm
The Alachua County Commission did not reach a final decision on converting the Gainesville Correctional Institution into a homeless center.