If you receive food stamps you'll be getting your February assistance early. To work around the government shutdown, SNAP will be distributed on January 20th. Officials are saying that you wont be receiving additional funds in February.
Today is the day that the Gainesville City Commission votes on if the city will be banning disposable styrofoam containers and plastic bags. There are types of plastic bags and containers that would be excluded. If passed, the ordinance would go into effect August 1st.
HITS is bringing 10 weeks of horse shows to Marion County. The event is in its 38th year. $4 million dollars in prizes are going to be handed out of the course of the event. Its free to go and watch Wednesday through Saturday, and Sunday tickets are only $5 or $10.