Gainesville's Public Utilities Department plans to move forward on a new meter reading system that won't require meter readers to log miles in city vehicles to find out how much water customers used each month.
As the legal battle continues over the fate of Bethel Park, officials on one side of the bitter divide are attempting to clear up what they say are some of the main misconceptions that form the basis of the opposition. Their opponents aren't convinced and the matter has moved to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
February 14, 2010|
By Julie Arrington
Times regional staff
A group watched as cinderblock-sized hunks of gum inched along a conveyer belt before being pressed into sheets and sent down the line. There was mint in the air - a lot of it - and the unaccustomed eyes of visitors watered with the scent of Wrigley's gum.