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Alachua County Prioritizes Efforts To Increase Attendance At Public Schools

Eileen Roy, chairwoman of the Alachua County School Board, has expressed concern for the low attendance rates at some local schools. “It just is shocking really,” Roy said. “We just have to do something about this absenteeism.” The average attendance rate for Alachua County public schools in the 2018-2019 school …

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“It’s A Big Overreach Of Government”: Reactions To Newberry’s Decision To Opt Out Of County Tobacco Ordinance

On Monday, the Newberry City Commission voted unanimously to opt out of the Alachua County ordinance prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to those younger than 21.

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