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By Tanima Mehrotra on December 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 18, 2014 at 7:47 pm
Gainesville Post Office participates in the Santa Operation program for the first time. The program started receiving letters from across the country starting Dec. 2, and it will match the benefactors until Monday.
By Aaron Brand 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.
By Mia Jones on November 29th, 2013 | Last updated: December 1, 2013 at 5:25 pm
Officials from the Alachua County and Northeast Florida Humane Societies discuss what people should consider before adopting a cat or dog for someone as a gift.
By Joy King on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm
American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” Campaign benefits both shoppers and local store owners during holiday shopping sales.
By Denise Toledo on December 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 22, 2012 at 6:46 pm
University of Florida’s Environmental Horticulture Department Jim Barrett said people have grown to be nostalgic about poinsettias at the holidays.
By Danny Gibble on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:50 pm
The lots are almost out of trees, says Sam Parker a Gainesville Christmas tree lot owner and operator.
By Clint Holzapfel on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 3:55 pm
The Holiday season is well underway and with Christmas around the corner, many people are scrambling to find the perfect gift for their friends and loved ones.
By Dana Winter on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 6:48 pm
Peaceful Paths has announced its annual Adopt-A-Family event where donors are paired with a domestic abuse-affected family and bring them gifts off of the family’s “wishlist.”
By Tori Petry on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm
The City of Ocala will be hosting its 29th Annual Light Up Ocala celebration this Saturday, with the event starting at 4 p.m. and official lighting at 7:30.