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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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Buchholz High School Students Prepare Community Tax Returns

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 12:21 am

Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

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Marion County’s Two Largest Food Banks Have Very Little Food

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Marion County’s two largest food banks are struggling to keep their shelves stocked during a time where the demand is now larger than the supply.

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Ocala Artwalk Offers Folk Artists Local Outlet

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Downtown Ocala’s First Friday Artwalk is a hotspot for local folk artists to display, sell and get feedback on their creations.

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Fifth Avenue Arts Festival aims to tighten community relations

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 12:39 pm

People of all ages and backgrounds gathered over the weekend near the corner of Fifth Avenue and Sixth Street in Gainesville for the 34th Annual Fifth Avenue Arts Festival.

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New Wal-Mart Supercenter opens Friday, other location closes

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 5:21 pm

After 30 years of business in Gainesville, the Wal-Mart at 2649 NW 13th St. will close Thursday and a Wal-Mart Supercenter will open at 5700 NW 23rd St. on Friday.

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Safety measures increase at Alachua County elementary schools

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:37 pm

Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month, deputies have been reassigned to each elementary school in Alachua County with hopes of increasing school security.

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