Tag Archives: North Central Florida
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.
Sumter County Supervisor of Elections Karen Krauss can’t remember the last time she got a raise as high as the $4,389 she received this year.
Gustafson’s Dairy in Green Cove Springs closed last Friday, mirroring state and nation dairy farm closure trends. Price increases in cow feed and milk production costs, as well as a change in the dairy consumer base, may be to blame.
Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.
Gainesville and the state of Florida are leaders in the number of women-owned businesses in the country, according to a report from American Express. The number of women-owned businesses increased 59 percent between 1997 and 2013.
As lawmakers continue to debate the proper funding for future health care programs, organizations across Florida are already offering practical ways to help low-income residents who need care now.
Parents of Alachua County students have 10 extra days to consent to free flu vaccines, which will be administered in schools at the start of October.
A recent study show’s North central Florida’s cancer mortality rate significantly higher than the rest of the state. Area doctors and survivors talk about the reasons behind the statistic and how residents can help change it.
The Palatka city commission approved the sale of 1.6 acres of riverfront property for a new hotel. The move is part of a riverfront revitalization movement that has been in the works for the past few years.
Forecasters are predicting a roughly 50 percent chance a major hurricane could hit Florida or the East Coast this upcoming hurricane season. Colorado State University’s William Gray explained his prediction, which includes a 72 percent chance that a major hurricane will hit the U.S. in 2013.