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Gainesville: A Popular Destination For Homeless Travelers

By on June 24th, 2015 | Last updated: June 25, 2015 at 10:30 am

Homeless travelers find comfort in Gainesville’s community. The tent camp, Dignity Village, has provided a safe haven for them while traveling.

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Vine Makes Celebrity Out Of Local Actor

By on May 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: May 22, 2015 at 6:20 pm

Gainesville resident Thomas Sanders has produced about 800 Vine videos and amassed an army of 5.8 million followers on the social app. Despite this new-found fame, Sanders is still an active member of the local community.

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Hare Krishna Documentary Retells Life Of Founder

By on April 4th, 2015 | Last updated: April 3, 2015 at 5:55 pm

Since Yadubara Das began serving as a filmmaker for Hare Krishna for 45 years, he has created eight films and 15 documentaries. His latest project is a 90-minute documentary on the movement’s founder, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

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Patrons and Artists Pack Cedar Key for 51st Annual Fine Arts Festival

By on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 6:33 pm

Cedar Key held its 51st annual Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival this past Saturday and Sunday, and experienced a large turnout from supporting counties and out-of-state visitors. The Festival showcased a number of different arts including jewelry, photography, wood making, and mixed media.

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Hawthorne Community Welcomes Fire Station’s Return

By on March 20th, 2015 | Last updated: March 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Hawthorne residents say they once again feel part of a community with the reopening of Alachua County Fire Rescue Station #25. After closing in 2009 for economic reasons, the redesigned station will bring security and potentially lower insurance rates to the surrounding area.

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Local Entrepreneurs Unite To Create High Springs Hangout

By on February 16th, 2015 | Last updated: February 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Two couples combine four businesses to make one large hangout for High Springs. The opening of The Corner is scheduled for next month.

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Hawthorne Volunteer Trash Collector A Fixture In Community

By on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 6:05 pm

When a doctor recommended he get more exercise, Hawthorne resident Winford Jenkins, 57, began taking daily walks around the city. After noticing just how much trash cluttered the streets, he decided to do something about it.

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Hernando Parents Fear Potential School Closures Despite Poor Facilities

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Students would have to bus an extra 14 miles should Westside Elementary close.

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GALLERY: Swallowtail Farm Hosts County Fair

By on April 15th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Swallowtail Farm held its 5th annual country fair at its farm just north of Alachua on Saturday.

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GALLERY: Duck Derby

By on April 15th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

The sun was shining and fun was in abundance at Gainesville’s 3rd annual Duck Derby Sunday afternoon.

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