Tag Archives: Fort Myers

The Point, Nov. 23, 2022: SBAC swears in first all-female board

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Mainstreet Daily News: SBAC swears in first all-female board. “At a special meeting on Tuesday, Certain, a returning board member, along with three new members, Diyonne McGraw, Sarah Rockwell, and Kay Abbitt, …

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The Point, Nov. 22, 2022: Alachua County joins GNV zoning lawsuit

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Mainstreet Daily News: Alachua County joins lawsuit against GNV zoning. “Peggy Carr and Faye L. Williams filed the lawsuit, with support from local nonprofit Gainesville Neighborhood Voices (GNVoices), and a judge will …

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The Point, Nov. 21, 2022: Pedestrian dies crossing West University

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Mainstreet Daily News: Pedestrian dies crossing West University. “According to the Gainesville Police Department (GPD), the initial investigation found a pedestrian was trying to cross the roadway from the south to the …

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Hurricane warnings issued ahead of midweek arrival of Nicole

Residents along portions of Florida’s east coast are under hurricane warnings Tuesday night ahead of what is forecast to be Hurricane Nicole’s arrival early Thursday. Hurricane warnings extend more than 200 miles, from the Flagler-Volusia County border to Boca Raton. Tropical storm warnings are in place from Hallandale Beach to …

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Here’s what Floridians can expect on election night

Florida, once a state that decided the presidency by 537 votes, could look solid red after Tuesday’s election. Running for re-election are Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is considered a top candidate for the White House in 2024, and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, who had a failed 2016 presidential run …

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New surveys of Florida colleges, universities fail to support concerns over anti-conservative sentiment

Concerned about what they worried was anti-conservative sentiment on college and university campuses, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers ordered a survey of nearly 2 million students, faculty and staff across the state. Results are in, and they did not go as expected. Most faculty, instructional staff and administrators who …

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