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Fire Station Is First Building In Hawthorne To Get Solar Overhaul

By on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 8, 2015 at 12:09 am

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.

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Hawthorne Community Welcomes Fire Station’s Return

By on March 20th, 2015 | Last updated: March 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

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.

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Cold Front Threatens Strawberry Crops

By and on February 13th, 2015 | Last updated: February 13, 2015 at 6:08 pm

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.

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Hawthorne Volunteer Trash Collector A Fixture In Community

By on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 6:05 pm

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.

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Hawthorne Prepares For Annual Christmas Festival

By on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 10:20 am

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.

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A Season’s Waste Makes Wine

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 5, 2014 at 10:55 am

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.

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Hawthorne Residents Voice Concerns With Development Plans

By and on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 5, 2014 at 6:26 pm

Southeast Alachua County landowners discuss Plum Creek Timber Company’s proposal to develop parts of the city and express their concerns.

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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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