Hurricane Coverage 2016

Florida hoping to make statement

(This will be updated throughout the weekend. If you have any information on what's closing or will be open, email [email protected])


Alachua County Schools: Will be open Thursday but closed Friday

Santa Fe College: Classes will end at 5 p.m. Thursday and the college will stop operations at 6 p.m. The college will remain closed through Sunday and reopen Monday.

University of Florida: Classes are cancelled and Gainesville offices are closed Friday. Campus dining halls will close at midnight Friday.

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School: Will be closed Friday

Oak Hall School: closed Friday

St Leo's Gainesville education center will closed at 2 p.m. and will remain closed Friday.

UF Online will be closed on Friday. Students should check with instructors about assignments due over the weekend.

Takeout Food

Jimmy John’s: Open all weekend unless weather gets too extreme

Gainesville2Go: Open all weekend

Midnight Cookies: TBD

Domino’s Pizza: Open all weekend

Papa John’s Pizza: TBD, opened until further announced


The Swamp Restaurant: TBD

Mother’s Pub and Grill: Open all weekend


Know Where Coffee: Closed on Thursday and will reopen Saturday

Volta Coffee, Tea & Chocolate: Open as long as there is power

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