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Plans for West Gainesville Emergency Center Move Forward

Courtesy photo from Beau Beery, co-owner of Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish Realtors.

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners will hear a request on Feb. 9 to approve the 24-hour operation of a new medical center. The Planning Commission voted unanimously last week to approve the request. If approved, the center  at West Newberry Road and Northwest 122nd St. will treat non-trauma patients and provide …

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Children Milk Goats at Newberry Branch Library

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Over half a dozen dairy goats were skipping around and nibbling on the fingers of children outside of the Newberry Branch Library Wednesday afternoon Once a year, the library hosts a free interactive workshop to teach children about goats and the value of knowing where their food comes from.

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Micanopy Man Collecting Pumpkins To Feed His Farm Animals

Megan D'Andrea left this pumpkin for Johnny Green at his house. D'Andrea started the Micanopy Matters Facebook page and found out about Green's pumpkin collection there. (Photo courtesy of Johnny Green)

Johnny Green is collecting old pumpkins to feed to his four baby pigs and 12 chickens in Micanopy. Green spread the word about his search for old pumpkins through Facebook, and community members have already donated. Green will pick them up around town or community members can drop them off at his Micanopy farm.

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Local Police Work to Strengthen Community Ties

[From left to right] Assistant Chief Gerald Butler, Sgt. Tim Ball, Chief Tony Jones and Captain Stephen Maynard speak on how they interact with civilians on a daily basis. The event, which was titled “Right vs. Right,” took place Nov. 14 at the Gainesville Police Department and gave citizens a chance to ask questions and hear from law enforcement officials.

Police interaction with the community is a concern that extends past big cities. When the Rev. Milford Lewis Griner attended the “Right vs. Right” event Nov. 14, he learned useful information from law enforcement and community members that he could then share with his congregation and community. “(Open dialogue) can foster more trust …

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