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Ahfachkee digs into expansion, renovations

BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School in Big Cypress officially began construction on April 4 for its expansion and renovation. The two-story, 30,000-square-foot expansion, which will include a new middle and high school building, will be completed in two phases. The first phase is construction of the new building and the

Jack Hanna goes ‘Into the Wild’ at Billie Swamp

BIG CYPRESS — The Billie Swamp Safari was a little more wild than usual April 5 as wildlife advocate Jack Hanna visited the Safari to film an upcoming episode of “Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild.” Hanna, accompanied by his wife, Suzi, daughters Kathaleen Hanna Stephenson and Julie Hanna, and grandchildren Jack

Big Cypress opens pharmacy, discusses clinic expansion

BIG CYPRESS — Tribal members living in Big Cypress no longer have to take a road trip to pick up prescription medications. The Seminole reservation opened the Seminole Pharmacy Big Cypress on April 5, an addition to the community’s health clinic that is expected to make health services easier and faster

Students fill Ahfachkee after-school clubs

BIG CYPRESS — The hours after school are a prime time for Ahfachkee students to explore the world of creativity and knowledge through fun activities that have nothing to do with every day classroom work. Once homework help is finished at 3:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, students flock to after school