Tag Archives: Newnans Lake

Alachua County Receives Florida’s 36th State Forest

By on December 16th, 2014 | Last updated: December 16, 2014 at 4:43 pm

The 1,000-plus acres of diverse land west of Newnans Lake in Gainesville will provide bicycle and hiking trails for the public in spring 2015.

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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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Cross Creek Area Businesses Hurting From Low Lake Levels

By and on September 20th, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 8:30 am

Low water levels at Orange and Lochloosa Lakes have been causing severe problems for local businesses that rely on fishing tourism.

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Environmental work begins at Newnans Lake

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Mechanical harvesters spent part of the week at the Powers Park access channel on Newnans lake, two miles east of Gainesville.

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Florida residents embarked on gator hunts in record numbers in 2011

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:08 pm

If you ask Alachua County gator hunter Johnny Bass how he got that scar on his forehead, you won’t get a straight answer. But he will tell you it involves gator hunting on Newnans Lake.

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