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Panama City Beach Man Arrested In Connection To String Of Local Burglaries

By on June 18th, 2015 | Last updated: June 22, 2015 at 11:33 am

A Panama City Beach man accused of breaking into dozens of business across the state of Florida was arrested and is currently being held at the Bay County Jail under a $975,000 bond. Dwayne Bruce Officer, 43, is suspected of breaking into 20 Gainesville businesses the night of June 8.

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Steamers Makes A Comeback, Opening In Bo Diddley Plaza

By on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 6, 2015 at 3:52 pm

Four years after it closed, Steamers restaurant is back again with a new location. Owner Artie Guy is bringing the restaurant back to Gainesville in Bo Diddley Plaza. Set for an opening in May, the dining place will be in a central hub amid plaza renovations.

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Gainesville Responds to Low Grades on NAACP Report Card

By on March 13th, 2015 | Last updated: March 13, 2015 at 6:01 pm

The City of Gainesville’s Equal Opportunity Committee met last Tuesday to continue to discuss a report card that indicated minorities are underrepresented in the city government.

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Newberry Company’s Organic Toothpaste Part of Growing Market

By on March 18th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 9:07 pm

Coldstream Naturals, a Newberry-based company, is one of the first to enter the organic personal care market with their line of mouth washes and tooth creams.

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In The News: Latvala Raised $130K, SeaWorld’s Business Booms, Puerto Rico Quake Might Mean Tsunami, St. Augustine Digs Deep

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 11:05 am

Chris Latvala now at $130K raised for HD 65 race – SaintPetersBlog – Republican Chris Latvala brought in more than $130,000 in bid for seat surpassing all of his opponents in Florida House District 67 covering much of Northwest Pinellas […]

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For North Central Florida Kickstarters, It’s All Or Nothing

By on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:47 am

More North Central Florida startup companies are turning to an online fundraising website, Kickstarter, to gain capital for their project ideas. The catch? If their dollar goal isn’t met, participants don’t see a penny of the funds.

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Changes to Law Restrict Unsolicited Cellular Calls and Text Messages

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act on Wednesday will reduce the number of unsolicited text messages and calls from businesses to consumers’ cellular phones.

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Gustafson’s Dairy Closes In Green Cove Springs, Echoing Larger Trends

By and on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 9:19 pm

Gustafson’s Dairy in Green Cove Springs closed last Friday, mirroring state and nation dairy farm closure trends. Price increases in cow feed and milk production costs, as well as a change in the dairy consumer base, may be to blame.

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Gainesville restaurant sells soil back to farmers

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.

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Ocala egg-coloring company prepares for Easter

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Ocala-based egg-coloring company PAAS, which accounts for 80 percent of the egg-decorating market, is in full swing this Easter season and has already begun preparation for Easter 2014.

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