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City and County Commissions Discuss Possible Alachua County Event Center and Development in East Gainesville

In a special meeting on Tuesday the county commissioners reviewed a report by their hired consultant, Victus Advisors. Thursday was the first time that both city and county officials had discussed the project publicly.

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City Of Newberry Creates Task Force To Fight Opioid Crisis

Newberry will escalate the fight against opioid addiction in March with a five-member task force dedicated to solving the crisis. While the Alachua County Health Promotion and Wellness Coalition does not have specific statistics on opioid addiction in Newberry, they claim nearly ten percent of middle and high school students …

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