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Gainesville Black Businesses May Soon Have Opportunity For Growth

A server works behind the counter at the Twisted Peacock restaurant recently. (Bria Wood/WUFT News)

Black owned businesses are plenty in Gainesville and have the support of the new District 1 Business Council. The council will focus on creating economic activity and opportunity for East Gainesville through partnerships with organizations like the Alachua County Chapter of the NAACP, the Community Redevelopment Agency and others.

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Decisive Week Ahead for Plum Creek’s Plan in Alachua County

Plum Creek Development

If you haven’t yet become aware of the magnitude of the Plum Creek plan in eastern Alachua County, Robert Hutchinson offers this perspective. “This is the largest decision this community has faced since — probably — when we enticed the University of Florida to come here,” county commissioner “Hutch” said last week, noting …

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