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Transition from trucker to CBD sales was a healing journey

Local hemp farmer Tyler Griffin said his path to helping people heal from pain and other discomforts has been full of interesting turns. Griffin is the owner and founder of Southern Sun, a company that specializes in quality, all-natural and affordable CBD products. The hemp used to produce Southern Sun’s products is homegrown at his family’s farm in Archer, Florida. 

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Alford reclaims Alachua County Commision seat for District One

In a matchup between familiar foes, Democrat Mary Alford defeated Republican Raemi Eagle-Glenn to reclaim her position as the Alachua County commissioner for district one. Unofficial vote totals from the supervisor of elections on Tuesday showed Alford holding a victory margin of more than 15%. Formerly an environmental engineer before …

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See who won Marion, Putnam and Union counties’ 2022 midterm elections

Marion County Republican Kathy Bryant and write-in candidate Gina Capone, battled for the Marion County Commissioner District 2 seat. Bryant raised $78,290 for her campaign while Capone has raised $2,970. Bryant considers herself a “common-sense conservative.” Capone’s goals included working to prevent urban sprawl in her county. Bryant defeated Capone, …

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