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As temperatures continue to fall, preparations are being made by North Florida counties from homeless shelters expanding accommodations to the closing of schools in Columbia County on Tuesday.
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.
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.
The High Springs theatre owners started renovations after receiving more than $87,000 to help save the business.
With the holiday season in full swing, Marion County officials said this is the “perfect time to get your flu vaccination.”
Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.
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.
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.
(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.