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The Point, Nov. 22, 2023: Stormy weather may impact holiday travel

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Florida Storms: Thanksgiving outlook: Storms could impact travel, cooler temperatures for most of state on Thanksgiving. “Downpours and gusty thunderstorms could impact pre-Thanksgiving travel across parts of Florida. A cold front that …

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75 years of tradition and history: Camp Crystal Lake shares ‘camp magic’ with Alachua County

Camp Crystal Lake is celebrating its 75th Anniversary by bringing camp alumni together to celebrate the rich history of Alachua County’s community fixture on Crystal Lake. On Saturday, former campers celebrated with the classic Camp Crystal Lake activities, including face painting, arts and crafts, archery and a ropes climbing course. …

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Alachua County investigates a proposal for permanent shipping container housing for the homeless

Alachua County officials are developing new financial details for commissioners to determine if a housing project made from recycled shipping crates at Grace Marketplace is feasible. The company Welding to Recycle is creating these homes. Marketing director Vanessa Alfonzo said that the program will be instrumental in uplifting Alachua County’s …

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