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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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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens to Host a Moonlight Walk

Wayne Smith, left, and Pam Taylor observe the waterfall and adjoining lake next to the bulb garden. (Alexandra Booth/WUFT News)

The Kanapaha Botanical Gardens offers a variety of attractions and services that guests can come and enjoy, as well as hosting special events.  They offer 24 collections of plants and flowers include a rose garden, a vinery, a hummingbird and butterfly garden, and a sinkhole overlook. Summer offers the most colorful time at …

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