Tag Archives: North Central Florida
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.
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.
Saturday’s storms leave area homes without power.
With summer quickly approaching, many parents may be thinking about camp options for their children. Here are a few of the summer camps offered in North Central Florida.
The recent temperatures have made it hard for local farmers to harvest peaches and other fruit this winter. Up-and-down temperature patterns can be dangerous for peaches and blueberries.