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Alachua County Fire Rescue Station 25 will be the first county building in Hawthorne to be outfitted with solar panels. The station is one of 24 buildings determined viable for the county’s solar panel initiative, which seeks to cut energy consumption.
Hawthorne residents say they once again feel part of a community with the reopening of Alachua County Fire Rescue Station #25. After closing in 2009 for economic reasons, the redesigned station will bring security and potentially lower insurance rates to the surrounding area.
Twenty minutes outside of Gainesville, farmer Roy Brown, runs the family-owned Brown’s Farm. Their 4-acre strawberry field was covered Thursday, as Brown prepared for a wind chill around 20 degrees.
When a doctor recommended he get more exercise, Hawthorne resident Winford Jenkins, 57, began taking daily walks around the city. After noticing just how much trash cluttered the streets, he decided to do something about it.
Hawthorne will host its annual Christmas Festival and parade on Saturday, and President of Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Donna Boles is working to finish the yearly planning.
Island Grove LLC., a Hawthorne berry farm, made a partnership to found a winery that makes use of the berries left in the fields at the end of the season that would have been frozen or thrown away.
Southeast Alachua County landowners discuss Plum Creek Timber Company’s proposal to develop parts of the city and express their concerns.
The Envision Alachua initiative is getting closer to the end of the second phase thanks to Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.
Dianne’s Old Time Barbecue in Hawthorne still sees slow business two years after a local plywood mill shut down.
Transportation officials discussed the final plans to renovate the remaining segment of State Road 20 at a public hearing on Sept. 12. The Florida Department of Transportation has been working for about 25 years on the project.