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By Ethan Magoc and Zak Dahlheimer on December 19th, 2013 | Last updated: December 19, 2013 at 6:44 am
Linda Gowens’ electric bill is usually $300 or $400 a month. This time of year, though, it generally triples as part of the cost of doing business at Linda’s Yard Arts on Highway 301 near Lawtey.
By Yancey Cook on December 16th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:16 pm
The Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs organization held its third annual Passing of the Leash event, where disabled owners are officially paired with a service dog to help them with their specific needs.
By Kathryn Bonti on December 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 12, 2013 at 12:46 pm
The High Springs theatre owners started renovations after receiving more than $87,000 to help save the business.
By Rebecca Kopelman on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 10:03 am
With the holiday season in full swing, Marion County officials said this is the “perfect time to get your flu vaccination.”
By Zak Dahlheimer on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm
Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.
By Peta-Gay Sheerwood on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:28 pm
A vote on sales tax will determine whether or not Ocala will begin construction for the proposed Tampa Yankees baseball stadium. The commission will meet again on Dec. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance for voting methods.
By Trevor Sikkema on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:04 pm
A gathering concerning a new monument to honor Union veterans in the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park quickly turned to a protest as members and supporters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans demanded the monument be built in a different location.
By Cristina Mendez on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:15 pm
(Photo credit: My Smokeless / Flickr)
County Commissioner Robert Hutchinson is drafting an ordinance to place regulations on e-cigarettes, a nicotine-vapor-based alternative to tobacco cigarettes. The regulations would include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
By Alex Peugnet on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.