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Gainesville Storm Safety Website Goes Live

Hurricane Andrew in 1992

Gainesville has launched a new website called SafeGNV.org that centralizes updates on weather, traffic and emergency information during hurricane season. The site, which is designed to be a central online and mobile information source, is part of Citizen Centered Gainesville's initiative promoting safety and storm preparedness.

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Anthony Lyons Named As Gainesville’s New City Manager

Gainesville City Commission selects interim city manager, Anthony Lyons, as the new city manager at City Hall in Gainesville, Fla. Thursday, April 21, 2016.

The Gainesville City Commission selected Anthony Lyons as its new city manager today, bringing to an end the months-long search process that followed the November 2015 resignation of Russ Blackburn after his 10 years in the post. Lyons, who has served as interim city manager since Blackburn's resignation, was chosen from 95 initial applicants and five finalists.

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