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By David Corrado on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:36 am
As the Halloween season creeps forward, some schools are choosing to include Halloween themes in students’ lesson plans. However, for Putnam and Columbia County, school districts are focusing on keeping the themes in line with lesson plans.
By Brittany Bokzam on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm
Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.
By Associated Press on October 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 10:56 am
Two convicted murderers escaped from a Franklin County prison in late September and early October. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were released using forged documents.
By Michael Pappa Jr. on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 5:54 pm
Keystone Heights is holding a “Scarecrow Strut” contest: businesses, schools and nonprofits can build scarecrows to compete and be judged in various categories.
By Sarah Daly on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 10:21 am
Dianne’s Old Time Barbecue in Hawthorne still sees slow business two years after a local plywood mill shut down.
By Erica A. Hernandez on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm
Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]
By Hannah Oliveto on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
By Nickelle Smith on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:54 pm
A House subcommittee will provide funding to the $9 billion industry to research citrus greening, a disease that affects citrus trees in Florida.
A new search function added to the FDLE’s website can search sex offenders registered at colleges, universities and post-secondary schools.
By Michal Higdon on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm
The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.