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Alachua County News

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Sunday | The Orlando Sentinel

Leesburg attorney disbarred for misconduct

The Florida Supreme Court has ordered a Leesburg lawyer to stop taking new business and to close his practice by early August, when he'll be disbarred for at least five years.


Related Topix: Leesburg, FL, Lady Lake, FL, Lake County, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New endorsements for County Commission races

The North-Central Florida Chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association and the Suwannee-St.


Capital Soup

Alachua County Deputy Sheriff Philip Mauldin Named 2014 School Resource Officer of the Year

Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Florida Association of School Resource Officers today named Alachua County Deputy Sheriff Phillip "P.J." Mauldin the 2014 School Resource Officer of the Year.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

News 4 Jax

Man killed crossing street in wheelchair

An Alachua County man has died after he was hit by a car on Southeast Hawthorne Road on Friday morning.


Related Topix: Gainesville, FL

The Miami Herald

Students at 24 Alachua schools to get free lunch

All students at 24 Alachua schools will receive free breakfast and lunch regardless of their family income or ability to pay - thanks to a federal program.


Related Topix: Alachua, FL, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CBS Local

Health Dept. Confirms New Cases Of Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

The next time you're going to be outside, whether it's here or while on a trip, here's another good reason to make sure you apply bug spray.


Related Topix: Okaloosa County, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Alligator Army

Florida CB Jalen Tabor cited for marijuana possession in May, had prosecution deferred

The Gainesville Police Department report on Tabor's citation notes that he was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. on May 27 at 725 NW 13th Street, which is the address of the University House apartment complex.


Related Topix: Drugs, Sports, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Sports

Wed Jul 09, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Nearly two years, and no answers in Florida prison inmate's mysterious death

Nearly two years after a state prison inmate died under suspicious circumstances, the Department of Corrections has offered no reasons for his death and 10 employees suspended over the incident are still on leave and drawing full pay.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Raiford, FL, Gainesville, FL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

2 Jacksonville men killed Monday in Alachua County crash with tractor-trailer

Two Jacksonville men were killed Monday when the van they were in ran into the path of a tractor-trailer rig in Alachua County.


Related Topix: Hawthorne, FL

The Miami Herald

Homeless to be evicted from Gainesville Tent City

Police say the final residents of a large Gainesville homeless encampment will be evicted after complaints of drugs and criminal activity.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


UF Health Engages Patients on Advance Directives

Through the use of Emmi Solutions' personalized and interactive multi-modal program, patients are engaged to plan ahead for their future health needs and the challenging decision making that comes with it.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Florida, Nursing