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Envision Alachua Inches Closer With Help From Private Landowner

By and on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 4:08 pm

The Envision Alachua initiative is getting closer to the end of the second phase thanks to Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.

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Two Years Later, Hawthorne Still Hasn’t Recovered From Plywood Mill Shutdown

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 10:21 am

Dianne’s Old Time Barbecue in Hawthorne still sees slow business two years after a local plywood mill shut down.

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Hawthorne-Interlachen State Road 20 Expansion Coming Soon

By on September 21st, 2013 | Last updated: September 21, 2013 at 11:03 am

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.

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More Than $2K Raised For Gainesville Mother Who Had An Aneurysm

By on September 21st, 2013 | Last updated: September 21, 2013 at 10:42 am

Shortly after giving birth to her second child in August, Tiffany Hunt experienced a brain aneurysm. She has been in a medically induced coma since. More than $2,100 in donations have already come in to support her family.

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FedEx Truck Driver Dies from Injuries After Collision with CSX Train

By and on July 11th, 2013 | Last updated: July 11, 2013 at 10:19 am

The driver of a FedEx vehicle suffered critical injuries after a train collided with his truck at a railroad crossing Wednesday afternoon just south of Hawthorne.

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As summer approaches, camp registrations open

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 2:58 pm

With summer quickly approaching, many parents may be thinking about camp options for their children. Here are a few of the summer camps offered in North Central Florida.

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Hawthorne economy struggling a year after Georgia-Pacific plant closing

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 3:34 pm

More than a year after the closing of the Georgia-Pacific plywood mill in the small town of Hawthorne, Fla., the city is still experiencing tough economic times.

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Six months after Georgia-Pacific plant closing

By on May 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:16 pm

Last November, Georgia-Pacific decided to close its plywood mill near Hawthorne. That dealt a devastating blow to Hawthorne with the elimination of some 400 jobs. Now, six months later, Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’S Bryan Garcia reports on how the community is [...]

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ASO searching for more information in shooting death

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Investigators are re-interviewing witnesses in a Hawthorne shooting that took place Wednesday. Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Art Forgey says detectives are using this information to determine what led to the death of Calvin D. Thomas. Forgey says detectives are [...]

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Hawthorne man killed in airboat accident

By on March 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:37 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commission is investigating a fatal airboat accident that occured Tuesday morning on the Rodman Reservoir in Putnam County.  According to a FWC news release, Phillip Howard Taylor, 64, of Hawthorne, was operating the airboat [...]

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