This year’s State of the City Address focused on one point: make Gainesville citizen-focused.
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Jamal Ransom said he’ll never forget leading a march for the 30th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day.
While it might be unpleasant to imagine being in the middle of an active shooter situation, knowing how to react is important if the scenario ever presents itself.
Gainesville’s Regional Utilities Committee discussed Thursday a bill in the Florida Legislature and a city charter amendment, both of which could create separate but nearly identical boards with authority over GRU.
The Human Rights Council of North Central Florida endorsed 2016 mayoral candidate Lauren Poe and District 4 Commission candidate Adrian Hayes-Santos on Thursday.
Local community members came together Wednesday night at a forum to discuss gun violence and bills aiming to change state gun laws.
The Santa Fe College Student Senate debated Wednesday evening whether to approve a nearly $2,000 overflow request from the Global Society club.
Florida’s 2016 legislative session started Tuesday, bringing in hundreds of bills – two of which could waive fees and tuition for graduate assistants at state universities.
Members of UF College Democrats gathered at Pugh Hall on Tuesday night to hear President Barack Obama deliver his final State of the Union address.
A few dozen Gainesville residents attended District 4 Commission Candidate Adrian Hayes-Santos’ first fundraiser of 2016 at his friend’s house Tuesday night.
Gainesville City Commission and mayoral candidates got the 2016 city elections underway Monday night at a forum in which they discussed diversity, same-sex marriage and local issues.
Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy released a report Friday, which he also sent to the state’s ethics commission last month, acknowledging a potential conflict of interest.
Gainesville City Commission discussed the option of buying a controversial biomass plant Thursday during an informational session about the option.
About 32 members of the Alachua County Labor Coalition rallied at City Hall on Thursday to demand an ordinance raising the minimum wage to nearly $15 an hour for city employees over the next five years.
Santa Fe College Student Senate elected a new parliamentarian and a club senator onto its elections committee during its first Spring Senate meeting.
The Gainesville Community Development Committee inched forward Wednesday with a housing plan to provide smaller, cheaper housing alternatives for the community and its homeless population.
The Gainesville Community Development Committee will meet today to discuss a housing concept and how it may benefit the community and its homeless population.
Gainesville’s City Auditor recently began reviewing whether Mayor Ed Braddy and a city employee followed city guidelines in their interactions with a police officer charged with larceny in November.
The qualifying period for Spring 2016 Gainesville District 4 Commission and mayoral Elections ended over Winter Break, finalizing the candidates running for office. For mayor, incumbent Ed Braddy is up against former city commissioner Lauren Poe and Gainesville resident Donald Shepherd Sr. Running for District 4 City Commissioner are Gainesville residents Jim Konish and Adrian Hayes-Santos. Current District 4 Commissioner Randy Wells is finishing his term limit. Voting takes place March 15 during the Presidential Preference Primary & City of Gainesville Election. Here are the candidates’ platforms:
Santa Fe College commenced 2016 with its Spring Convocation in the Fine Arts Hall on Monday, reflecting on the past and looking to the future.