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Commissioners Discuss Creating New County

By on June 24th, 2015 | Last updated: June 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Newberry City Commissioner Tim Marden is proposing drawing a line through Alachua County to create a new county out of the western portion. The county, which would be called Springs County, would address the issue of some residents of smaller towns, like Newberry, feeling like they do not get adequate representation.

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Marion County Bans 24/7 Tethering Of Dogs

By on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 12:36 am

The Marion County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance banning 24/7 unattended tethering of dogs.

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Cheshire and Chestnut campaign for District 5 seat

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Dean Cheshire and Charles Chestnut IV are running for the county commissioner seat in Alachua County. The two are both Gainesville natives and want to bring fresh ideas to the job.

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Take a turn at being a commissioner

By on August 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:31 pm

For some residents, paying attention to what their local governments do isn’t high on their priority list.  Others are watching the government more closely, especially when it comes to certain issues.  In Alachua County, commissioners and staffers are reaching out […]

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