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By Andrew Ayer, Jennifer Tintner and Paige Kauffman on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:18 am
In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.
By Caitlin Sinett on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am
Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.
By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
By Heather van Blokland on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 10:45 pm
Rebuilding Together North Central Florida and Charles Perry Partners, Inc. worked together to renovate a local family’s house, and to make it more wheelchair accessible for their handicapped son.
By Ben Bornstein on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm
The Domestic Marijuana Eradication program is seeing success in stopping state cannabis growth. With DEA resources, the program is training local law enforcement agencies to identify, investigate and eradicate marijuana sites.
By Rachel Crosby on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm
Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.
By Jennifer Mesika on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 5:21 pm
After 30 years of business in Gainesville, the Wal-Mart at 2649 NW 13th St. will close Thursday and a Wal-Mart Supercenter will open at 5700 NW 23rd St. on Friday.
By Jewel Midelis on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 27, 2013 at 7:11 pm
A mobile home near Brooker is uninhabitable due to a combination of a house fire and windy conditions on Tuesday morning.