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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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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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