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Peer Respite offers free mental health support in a more informal, unorthodox way.
An Alachua County couple sees through "community water test" survey kits, which are not an official warning of water quality issues, according to the County health department. The kits were distributed by The Science of Water LLC, a private water treatment company.
It’s been 20 years since Antonia Rios left Oaxaca for the United States. She believed her hometown in southern Mexico offered no future to raise a family as she wanted.
The Alachua County Library Headquarters Branch hosted an event to educate on local sustainability to reduce plastic waste after the repeal of the plastic bag ban.
The festival brings about 25,000 to 30,000 people to Micanopy over two days.
Semper Fidelis Society To Honor 241 Killed in Beirut Bombing With Memorial At Jacksonville’s Evergreen Cemetery
The Jacksonville-based Semper Fidelis Society erected a memorial in Jacksonville in honor of the military who lost their lives in the Beirut bombing of 1983. The memorial will be dedicated in Evergreen Cemetery November 10, 2019, the 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
Punk is often held up as a home for those who feel like outcasts, but even within this space, some felt the local punk scene didn’t include everyone.
Updated Nov. 6, 2019 The Waldo city council members sat back, hands folded, awaiting citizens’ complaints about the ordinance they introduced the previous week, adding a 10% utility tax on the purchase of water in the city. About 35 people showed up to the Oct. 8 meeting to weigh in …
The Williston's annual Central Florida Peanut Festival's success inspired the chamber's Christmas events committee chairman, Michael Langston, to do something different from years past.