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Gilland: Learning when to let go of friends

Jan 23, 2022
The role that this thing called “community” plays in all of our lives is hard to overstate. I’m not speaking of the geographical neighborhood or city […]
Opinion

Gilland: Enjoy the view ahead

Jan 16, 2022
This past Thursday found me doing something that happens much more often now than in prior years. I have quarterly eye checkups to monitor some fairly […]
Opinion

Gilland: Capturing the power of encouragement

Jan 9, 2022
In my daily Bible reading, I recently re-read the amazing story of Nehemiah, the cupbearer to King Artaxerxes. This servant’s heart was broken over the dire […]
Opinion

Gilland: A fresh start with renewed hope

Jan 2, 2022
Here we are again, a fresh turn of the page on the trusty old calendar, and just like that, 2021 is over. Hello, New Year! Yep, […]
Opinion

Gilland: Hug those necks a little more tightly

Dec 26, 2021
To borrow a line from the Andy Williams classic, we have just come through “the most wonderful time of the year.” This amazing annual event is […]
Opinion

Gilland: Hope for a different Christmas this year

Dec 19, 2021
I have a very different reason for being excited about the arrival of Christmas week this year. No, there is no anticipated gift that is driving […]
Opinion

Gilland: Thanksgiving that runs deep

Nov 28, 2021
Another Thanksgiving holiday has passed. This is one of my favorite days of the year, as members of my family gather together to eat, fellowship, play […]
Opinion

Gilland: Learn to avoid missed turns

Nov 21, 2021
I recently read an account of a conversation between Scottish pastor Alistair Begg and his wife. They were having a nice talk as they drove on […]
Opinion

Gilland: We must never forget

Nov 14, 2021
We just passed an important date on the calendar this past Thursday. November 11th, Veteran’s Day. Though I never served in the military, I have many […]
Opinion

Column: Keeping Seabiscuit descendants a secret is an honor

Apr 30, 2021
I always know a few days before most this little secret I am gifted to hold onto until Jacqueline Cooper, founder of the Lil’ Biscuit Breeding […]
Faith + Inspiration

Gilland: Because He lives, all fear is gone

Apr 4, 2021
Easter Sunday morning brings so many memories to so many of us. Without a doubt, hearing the very term immediately brings to mind such events as […]
Faith + Inspiration

Gilland: Constant change is here to stay

Jan 24, 2021
The older I get, the more sentimental I become. Family has always meant something very special to me, so it was hard for us to leave […]
Opinion

Opinion: You are a COVID-19 long hauler—now what?

Jan 23, 2021
My husband is lounging on St. Augustine Beach, soaking in the sun and tuning out stress while he rests. His eyes are closed as he listens […]
Faith + Inspiration

Gilland: What we must learn from 2020 vision

Jan 17, 2021
I now laugh when I think back to statements I made to my wife in the waning months of 2019. “I am believing for a great […]
Health

Opinion: COVID-19 paid us a visit, and we’re not sure when it will leave

Jan 16, 2021
Our story is no different than thousands of other families who tangled with COVID-19 and were lucky enough to come out on the other side of […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Hawthorne Hornets, UF Health, and Alachua County

Dec 20, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: The Hawthorne Hornets came one win away from its […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Hawthorne Hornets, High Springs, Kirby Farms

Dec 6, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: The Hawthorne Hornets advanced to the state finals with […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Hawthorne Hornets, Annexed Land, Tiny Homes

Nov 29, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: The Hawthorne Hornets and Columbia Tigers  advance to the […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Alachua Commissioners, Fire Rescue, Willie Powers

Nov 22, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: New commissioners taking office in Alachua County Gainesville Fire […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Cedar Key, Alachua County, High Springs City Manager

Nov 15, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: Eta makes landfall in Cedar Key The Alachua County […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Kat Cammack, Farmer’s Auction, FEMA awards

Nov 8, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: Kat Cammack was elected to Congress and Chuck Clemons […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Alachua County Voters, Newberry Corn Maze, West End Rezoning

Oct 25, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: An intimidating email made its way to Alachua County […]
Government + Politics

In case you missed it: Florida-LSU Game, Power Outage, Cornfield Maze

Oct 18, 2020
It was a busy news week in our community. Among the stories Mainstreet Daily News covered were: The Florida-LSU game was canceled on Saturday to to […]
Local News

50 years of profits prove the West End Golf Course is not a bad investment

Oct 12, 2020
The developer who is currently pursuing the purchase and development of West End Golf Course is justifying his actions on the presumption that the golf course […]
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