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Many people think this is the most important election of  their lifetime and you want to be part of this historic event. You must be registered by now to vote. If you are not sure if you are registered or have not voted in the last few years, check with the Elections office to be sure you ar…

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Early voting for the 2020 General Election begins today and lasts through Oct. 31. Locations are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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Early voting for the 2020 General Election begins Monday and lasts through Oct. 31. Locations are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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Counties and cities across Florida are working to interpret the Governor's newest executive order and its impact on the enforcement of safety protocols during this pandemic. The Governor has not prohibited the County's ability to have a masking requirement. He has restricted our ability to c…

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On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida would be moving to Phase 3 of reopening Florida. The Executive Order, in part, allows bars, pubs, nightclubs, restaurants, gyms and fitness centers operating at full capacity with limited social distancing protocols. 

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Alachua County caused quite a stir over the last few days on social media by using the county's emergency alert system to notify citizens of the more than $30 million in CARES Act funding that was available. Typically those alerts are reserved for hurricanes, tornadoes, and the like. And whi…

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Election day for the  Alachua County primary is August 18th – so it’s time to  make some decisions. Did you request a vote-by-mail ballot? It should have arrived by now. If you have moved, you will need to call the Supervisor of Elections office as vote-by-mail ballots cannot be forwarded.  …

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City Commissioner David Arreola will host a one-hour telephone town hall Thursday, July 30 at 7:15 p.m. for District 3 residents and all Gainesville neighbors. He’ll be joined by several of the City’s charter officers to answer questions from callers about renters’ rights, equity matters and…

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