Tag: Gilchrist County
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Scott PowersMay 9, 2018
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Two Florida former top cops now in Congress — Republican U.S. Rep. John Rutherford of Jacksonville and Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings of Orlando — are teaming up to make it an additional federal crime for criminals to attack law enforcement officers. Rutherford sponsored and Demings co-sponsored House Resolution 5698, which they dubbed the “Protect and […]

Staff ReportsApril 23, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott has ordered flags at half-staff Tuesday in honor of Gilchrist County Sheriff’s deputies Noel Ramirez and Taylor Lindsey. The Governor’s Office made the announcement Monday evening. Ramirez, a 29-year-old sergeant, had been in law enforcement for seven years and Deputy Taylor, 25, served for over three years. “Investigators say a man opened fire […]

Jim RosicaMarch 16, 2018
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Out of $64 million in budget vetoes issued Friday, Gov. Rick Scott killed $270,000 slated for the acquisition of the Florida Quilt Museum building in Trenton, the county seat of Gilchrist County. That gladdened Rep. Evan Jenne, a Dania Beach Democrat who inveighed against the money during debate on the state’s spending plan. “I am pleased to […]

Associated PressNovember 30, 2015
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Several rural counties in north Florida are struggling with high-speed Internet service after an agency created in 2009 has become unreliable, and some customers have moved on to other sources for Internet service, local officials said. According to The Gainesville Sun, the North Florida Broadband Authority was formed by the North Florida Economic Development Partnership […]


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