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By Kaitlyn Pearson on December 10th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 4:37 pm
The Rev. Thomas A. Wright passed away on Dec. 9. He was the former president of the Alachua County branch of the NAACP, and is remembered by family and friends for his life and service during the civil rights movement.
By James Thieke on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 9:50 pm
At Charles W. Duval Elementary School in Gainesville, there was one teacher who stood out for her fun-loving teaching techniques. “The kids knew, when you get to fifth grade, you get to have Ms. Merriex,” said Wanza Wakeley, former Duval […]
By Shane Chernoff on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 11:16 am
Larry Travis, former High Springs mayor and lineman for the University of Florida Gator football team, lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday. Travis’ funeral service will be held at Touchdown Terrace at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.