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Alachua County Part Of Grant For Increasing Solar Panel Accessibility

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Alachua County is part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to make solar panels more accessible to residents. The county will use its share of the $1.575 million grant to create a system on its website to help residents obtain solar panel installation permits.

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Alachua Man Celebrates Healthy 100th Birthday

By on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 8:24 am

One hundred years ago when Alphonso Hayes was born, the population in the U.S. was one-third of what it is today, and a gallon of gas cost less than 20 cents per gallon.

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One hardware store chain is showing support for tornado victims

By on May 10th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Only days after hundreds of twisters ripped across six states, one local business is already reaching out to victims of the devastating tornados. Alachua Ace Hardware Manager Christy Miller has stepped up and coordinated donation drop-off points at seven local [...]

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