Mother of autistic son ready to help others facing struggle
Raising a child with autism, while challenging, is somewhat easier today than a few years ago when little was known about the neurological disorder that affects one in 68 young people.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Guest column: A letter to John Peconom, project manager, Federal...
Please allow me to introduce myself. I am State Rep. Elizabeth Porter, the representative for House District 10 which includes the counties of Suwannee, Columbia, Hamilton, Baker and Alachua.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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Supreme Court expands online travel arguments Poised to take up a...
Poised to take up a long-running tax battle between counties and the online-travel industry, the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would allow additional local governments to make arguments during a hearing April 30. Attorneys for 17 counties last year asked the Supreme Court to overturn a 1st District Court of Appeal ruling in favor of ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
County attorney costs vary just about everywhere
If $306,200 - the average annual bill over the past five years for Macbeth's salary and his legal assistants - seems high, county administrators collected data on 40 of 67 Florida counties that shows attorney salaries alone range from $112,151 in Citrus County, population 140,956, to $203,029 in Hillsborough County, population 1.2 million.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Republican candidate under attack for being a role-player
Role-playing is once again in the spotlight thanks to a conservative Republican from Alachua, FL, Jake Rush.
County jobless rate drops a tad
According to preliminary numbers released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the county's jobless rate for February stood at 6.0 percent, a drop of one-tenth of 1 percent, from 6.1 percent in January .
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Alachua Property Owners Fined For Tree Cutting Violations
A 55-acre property in Alachua, Fla., was at the center of a recent code violation.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
California theme park company to buy Miami Seaquarium
Florida's unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from January at 6.2 percent.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
IPO Roundup: 3 companies go public Thursday
The initial public offerings come a day after King Digital Entertainment PLC, the maker of popular mobile game "Candy Crush Saga," sank in its first day on the market.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
IPO Preview: Applied Genetic Technologies
Based in Alachua, FL, Applied Genetic Technologies scheduled a $50 million IPO on the Nasdaq with a market capitalization of $179 million at a price range midpoint of $14 for Thursday, March 27, 2014.