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By Roberta Fiorito on November 27th, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 10:07 am
Alachua County Animal Services is urging people to foster animals over the Thanksgiving holiday. Already more than two dozen animals over capacity, ACAS will need to begin euthanasia if foster owners are not found.
By Ben Baumer on November 24th, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 11:19 pm
The South West Advocacy Group (SWAG) Family Resource Center will host the second annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway and Resource Festival. SWAG aims to provide programs, services and activities for the community.
By Stephanie Strasser on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 4:39 pm
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Thanksgiving is approaching an instead of heading to the store to buy their turkeys, some people are taking the matter into their own hands. Some Gator Skeet and Trap Club members and employees are practicing their shots to prepare for hunting for their own turkeys.
By Amanda Jackson on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am
The holiday season is usually reserved for family and cheer – but sometimes burglars make unwanted criminal appearances. In Gainesville, police officers take preventative action during November and December to reduce the number of break-ins
By Keighly Chambers and Nickelle Smith on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm
The UF women’s volleyball team made its 21st annual Thanksgiving visit to the children patients at Shands Sunday.
By Leanna Scachetti on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:27 am
Despite protests from retail workers, Black Friday is gearing up to be bigger than ever.
By Matt Sheehan on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 8:07 pm
Needy families may now enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner at the St. Francis House, thanks to generosity of members of the community.
By Keighly Chambers on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:34 pm
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest time of year for the Gainesville Fire Department. To ensure safety during the holidays this season, Gainesville Fire Rescue Assistant Chief JoAnne Rice urged caution for residents.
By Kelly Price on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 20, 2012 at 11:06 am
The price of Thanksgiving dinner increased less than 1 percent