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Government + Politics

Alachua, Alachua County to partner on Pinkoson Spring restoration

May 20, 2024
Citizens ask for historic preservation to be prioritized.

Land acquisition to add 290 acres to Goethe State Forest

May 7, 2024
Land spans Alachua, Levy counties.
Local Living

Manatee Springs cave system transfers to state of Florida

Mar 4, 2024
Alachua Conservation Trust acquired 288-acre Levy County addition in 2021.
Government + Politics

Newberry recovers from holding pond sinkhole 

Feb 27, 2024
Surrounding wells test results did not raise concerns.
Government + Politics

Alachua breaks ground on new wellfield 

Oct 26, 2023
Project to double city’s current water supply capacity.

Florida cuts park passes, hunting, fishing licenses by 50%

Oct 14, 2023
Discounted rates start Saturday.
Government + Politics

BOCC approves $3.8 million conservation easement 

Jul 12, 2023
632-acre property contains Bad Dog Branch.
Local Living

Pumpout Nav boaters app expands to Florida

May 26, 2023
Mobile app locates more than 250 publicly available pumpout stations.

High Springs plans for utility expansion to I-75 

Mar 31, 2023
City changes mandatory connections to voluntary.

FDEP awards GNV $1.2M to purchase electric buses

Mar 2, 2023
Regional Transit System to retire four diesel buses and acquire four electric buses.

Newberry selects firm for wastewater engineering 

Feb 21, 2023
Mayor says city holding on to 15 acres on wastewater property for potential meat process plant.

GRU receives $22M wastewater grant

Feb 15, 2023
Funds earmarked for Main Street Water Reclamation Facility expansion project.
Government + Politics

Alachua County cities awarded nearly $30 million

Feb 11, 2023
Funds aimed at wastewater projects.

GNV, BOCC declare traffic violence crisis

Jan 23, 2023
Joint session also heard 75-acre park update.
Local News

State funds $24M in area springs projects

Dec 9, 2022
A conservation easement on a property bordering Goethe State Forest is among 30 projects the state is funding to protect Florida springs.
Local News

Six regional water supply projects receive funds

Sep 15, 2022
Suwannee River Water Management District Board approves more than $6.2 million.
Local News

Electric buses to arrive after $68 million award

Aug 29, 2022
Florida funds more than 440 electric buses across multiple counties.
Local News

SRWMD approves water resource funding

Aug 11, 2022
Five regional projects to receive $865,803.