Tag Archives: cases

Once Bustling Seat Of Alachua County, Ghost Town Of Newnansville Attracts 19th-Century History Lovers

Once a bustling center of Alachua County's life, the town of Newnansville started declining in population after the Alachua County seat was relocated to Gainesville in 1854 and turned into a ghost town by the 1890s. Now it attracts history lovers from the county and reminds local residents and officials about the necessity to preserve the county's history.

Read More »

New Program To Help Marion County Farmers

A new position was recently created to respond to the issues of Marion County’s farming community. An agricultural deputy will oversee over 3,500 farms in the county. The appointee, Cpl. Tim Ogletree, grew up around farming and is familiar with agricultural-related issues. Due to Marion County’s approximate 1,500 square miles of …

Read More »