Getting a lofty view of Paynes Prairie

Getting a lofty view of Paynes Prairie


Paynes Prairie encompasses about 22,000 acres between Gainesville and Micanopy and although visitors can walk down its trails, those driving by the national state park can view part of the landscape at several overlooks.


Help available for LGBT domestic violence victims


Help available for LGBT domestic violence victims

The center plans to start another 10-week course to help victims cope with their experiences starting late October 2013. Those interested can call Jennifer Heard, Alachua County Victim Advocate therapist, at 264-6737 to set up an appointment.

‘Lean on Me’ educator Joe Clark at library

‘Lean on Me’ educator Joe Clark at library

Educator and the man who inspired the film “Lean on Me” will speak on Feb. 7 at the Alachua Branch Library. Joe Clark is a former principal of Eeastside High School in Paterson, NJ.

The Neighborhood United for Better Alachua organized the event, “It Takes a Village,” as a dedication to education. Unfortunately, this article is not available online.

Archer mayor, vice mayor reelected

Archer mayor, vice mayor reelected

This is the second article I wrote for my internship at the Alachua County Today newspaper. This newspaper covers all cities within Alachua County, except Gainesville.

This article is about the reelection of Archer’s mayor, vice mayor and other commissioners. The city is also working on creating jobs with a project they have just started. Unfortunately, the story is not available online.