News for Education

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The National Council on Aging and FYZICAL® Fight the Fall FREE Fall Risk Assessments for the entire month of September help Americans reduce their risk of falling down National Falls Prevention Awareness Day is Sept. 23, 2019 and Fyzical therapy and balance center at the YMCA is offering free Fall Risk Assessments to identify Americans who have problems with their balance. Poor balance could make ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Plans for the massive redevelopment of two local elementary schools have taken a major step forward thanks to the state’s approval of the district’s proposal to demolish sixteen existing buildings at those schools.  The Florida Department of Education (DOE) has given Alachua County Public Schools the go-ahead to demolish eleven buildings at Metcalfe Elementary school, including classroom ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, June 10, 2019
Media Advisory – June 7, 2019  Waldo, Fla. – The Alachua County Library District invites community members to celebrate the Waldo Branch Grand Opening at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8 at 15150 NE U.S. Highway 301.  The new space is approximately five times larger than the current location. The branch will be housed in a former Dollar General Store, which was reimagined by architect Paul Stresing ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release