Small business owners are struggling to bring back former employees, and others face small applicant pools of mostly inexperienced workers. The shortages come as COVID-19 vaccines enable Americans to return to public spaces — only to find them understaffed.
Community gardens like the one at Reserve Park are part of a citywide effort to increase food security since the first one was built in 1998. Each garden is equipped with a hose and a handful of plots that belong to other residents who applied to get one from the city.
Available online and in person, the exhibit features Alachua County women diverse in age, background, education, lifetime and accomplishments.
Judge Stephan P. Mickle will now be known not only as a trailblazer for Black students at UF, but as the namesake for the Alachua County Courthouse.
As of Tuesday night, there were seven active student cases and one active staff case, representing students and staff who have reported a positive test result to ACPS in the past 10 days. The district’s total enrollment is 26,660 students.
The woman lost control of the sedan for “unknown reasons,” crossed the inside center median and entered the eastbound lane before the two vehicles collided, according to the release.
Founded in 1939, Fisher Farms, a fifth-generation Black-owned farm, supplies produce to North Florida cities. The farm, which grows fruit and seasonal veggies, sells its produce weekly at the 441 Alachua County Farmers’ Market and the GNV Market at Heartwood Soundstage.
In response to the three Atlanta mass shootings and upward trend in hate crimes, more than 200 protestors marched down Main Street from Bo Diddley Plaza to Depot Park Saturday afternoon to condemn the ongoing violence and stand in solidarity with victims.
Students and families questioned their future plans and finances when the bill was first proposed and are still worried about funding not being guaranteed for students.
The suspect has not been located, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson Graham Glover said. He believes it was an isolated incident.
Residents who have received both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, can visit unvaccinated residents in private without wearing masks or socially distancing.
“The air feels a little bit more optimistic:” Local businesses reflect on year of the COVID-19 pandemicBy Michelle Holder and Emil Munksgaard Grosen | Mar. 24
In the past year, Gainesville residents dined for the last time at staple eateries like Larry’s Giant Subs, Francesca’s Trattoria, Daybreak Pleasant Street, Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria, Leonardo’s By the Slice, Civilization and Taco Del Mar.
The institution partnered with Karla P. Shelnutt, an associate professor at UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, who studies nutrition and food insecurity for the Family Nutrition Program.
Johnson and Duncan-Walker, whose swearing-in ceremonies have not yet been planned, have continually fought against the construction of luxury student housing in the city’s historically Black neighborhoods.