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Starke Business Owners Adjust To Relocations Forced By Future Railroad Overpass

The new railroad overpass will route vehicles over the railroad tracks from Walnut Street to Church Street to reduce traffic congestion and lower emergency vehicle response times. To build at this location, Florida’s Department of Transportation had to purchase land that had been occupied by the eight businesses and five homes.

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Tolls Lifted As Devastating Dorian Remains A Threat

Tolls were suspended Sunday on Florida’s Turnpike and other roads in South Florida and Central Florida, as local mandatory evacuation orders started and large portions of the state’s East Coast continued to face threats from catastrophic Hurricane Dorian. With Dorian churning westward Sunday afternoon less than a couple of hundred …

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Marion County’s Evergreen Elementary Gets New Operator After First Year Of “Turnaround Plan”

At last week’s Florida Board of Education meeting in Lakeland, Marion County Superintendent Heidi Maier expressed that while she is proud of the progress Marion County public schools have made since 2016, she remains concerned about Evergreen Elementary, one of the remaining two D schools in Marion County.

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