Tag Archives: Fourth of July

Fireworks and fun on tap in Alachua

By on July 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Fourth of July celebrations are taking place in many locations. But for one north Florida city,  residents take a grreat deal of pride in their event.  Here’s chair of the city of Alachua fireworks celebration, Adam Bucari:

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Putting some “pop” in the 4th

By on July 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Fireworks businesses set up under tents in local parking lots are especially busy today. The fourth attracts customers looking for their last-minute fireworks fix, while business on the third comes in a close second.  Co-owner of Kaboom Fireworks Scott Edwards […]

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Fanfares is back

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Fanfares and Fireworks will be returning to Gainesville Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 7 p.m. at the University of Florida bandshell at Flavet Field on the University of Florida campus. Fanfares and Fireworks is presented by the UF division of […]

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Less pain at the pump this July 4th

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Fuel prices have continued to decrease in Florida, impacting holiday travel. Due to this decrease, more people are traveling by car, especially during the Independence Day holiday. Florida AAA spokesperson  Jessica Brady says a predicted 1.8 million Florida residents are going to […]

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