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One hundred years ago when Alphonso Hayes was born, the population in the U.S. was one-third of what it is today, and a gallon of gas cost less than 20 cents per gallon.
James Tallman, a Union County commissioner, said Marvin Pritchett’s death leaves a hole in the community. “And we’re going to dearly miss him.”
Lionfish continue to be one of Florida’s most invasive species, but organizations are creating methods to control their population.
Phoenix Animal Rescue is raising funds for a “Rescue Ranch” to help save the lives of more abandoned and abused dogs.
The program gives children free shots up to the age of 18. If children have health insurance, their insurance companies will only be billed vaccine administrative fees. The vaccines are given at no cost.
Paul Myers, administrator for the Alachua County Department of Health, urges residents to take precautions around their homes to ward of mosquitoes, as well as when they are walking around at dusk and dawn. Three potential cases of West Nile Virus have recently been reported to the department.
The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on aggressive driving around 18-wheeler rigs.
People in North Florida are warned to keep themselves protected as the mosquito populations continue to grow. The City of Gainesville Mosquito Control program is dealing with pools of standing water left after Tropical Storm Debby causing the mosquito population to […]