By Andrea Carroz on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 3:17 pm
After the death of Judge Johnny R. Hobbes and the retirement of David A. Glant, one circuit court judge position has been filled, but one remains and must be filled by Dec. 2.
While visiting Gainesville, former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham voiced his opinion on current issues such as the government shutdown, conflicts in Syria and Silver Springs State Park.
By Zack Peterson on September 21st, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 9:59 am
This year’s Florida ethics reform has provided the public unique and easy access to its civil servants’ financial holdings. Citizens no longer need to request the information from state and county agencies; they can click and scroll through the information online.
By Caitlin Sinett on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am
Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.
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By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
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By Jewel Midelis on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am
Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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By Sarah Loftus on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
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By Emily Stanton on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 5:50 pm
Sheree H. Lancaster was elected on Aug. 14 and took office on Jan. 8. She has lived in Gilchrist County since 1982 and has practiced law since 1986.
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By Rachel Crosby on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm
Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.
By Shane Chernoff on January 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
President Barack Obama’s second inauguration took place on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. University of Florida history professor Paul Ortiz reflects on the similarities between two men.