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High Springs Library Wraps Up $1.5M Renovation

Shaney Livingston, the High Springs Library Director, holds a check at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the branch's newly renovated library Saturday. The check, from Alachua County Library District Foundation, helped fund a portion of the city's renovated library.

After nearly six months of renovations, the branch added 3,200 square feet to their 5,000 square-foot location, doubled the amount of parking spots and created a larger meeting room and two more study rooms. Renovations for the Tower Road location are expected to start in January.

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Alachua County Finalizes Plans For Tower Road

Sidewalk along Archer Braid Trail to be paved Wednesday, August 31 and cleaned up by following week as plans for road construction down Tower Road become approved for 2017 by the Board of County Commissioners. (Carolina LaFuente/WUFTNews)

Alachua County plans to start resurfacing the bumpy parts of Tower Road and the damaged sidewalks along it sometime in 2017, with the hope of easing traffic conditions. Alachua County Public Works’ plan of almost $4.5 million — called the Really Simple Plan for Tower Road — was approved by the county commission in August. It was first considered in …

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Inserts Art Into STEM Education

"Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead" is a new series of after-school programs through the Alachua County Library District. They focus on teaching traditional STEM topics, science, technology, engineering and math through an art lens. The sessions will include topics such as graphic design, video game and film creation and mathematically inspired works of art. The program will begin Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the ACLD's Archer Branch.

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