ACPS recently arrested a student for bringing a loaded gun to a middle school and mistakenly warned of an active shooter. A neighboring university also sent out an accidental tweet alerting residents and students of a life-threatening situation on campus. The district has not updated its procedures since Tuesday’s elementary school shooting in Texas.
Gainesville City Commission’s Thursday meeting was canceled due to a COVID-19 outbreak among officials.
Feed Gainesville Babies, a Facebook group, helps moms organize swaps and find the specific formula brands they need amid the national formula shortage.
Twenty-one days after city commissioners voted 6-0 to demolish and replace the historic Thelma A. Boltin Center, Mayor Lauren Poe deemed “People Saving Places” as Gainesville’s theme for National Preservation Month 2022. Residents are confused with the conflicting decisions.
County Commissioner Mary Alford plans to resign after a May 13 Gainesville Sun investigation found her in violation of residency requirements.
A part of Planned Parenthood’s string of organized protests across the nation, the Bans Off Our Bodies march was the second Gainesville protest advocating for abortion rights this month after Politico published a leaked draft ruling that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
HB395 will require U.S. government teachers to cover communism and those who suffered under it for at least 45 minutes on Nov. 7, “Victims of Communism Day.”
A Fort Clarke middle schooler was arrested after he brought a loaded gun to campus Friday. Jaylan Hillman, a Gainesville resident, stole a handgun from his mother before bringing it to school, according to an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Travonta Rivers was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison on child pornography charges Wednesday.
According to an Instagram story posted May 6 by Carlos Zaragoza, 22, he and his partner, Christian Acevedo, 27, went into the same stall in the men’s bathroom the evening of May 5. Security assaulted them after forcefully removing them from the stall, he said.
A motorcyclist died Wednesday afternoon after crashing into another vehicle on Northwest 39th Avenue.
A proposed sports complex in East Gainesville has reignited a fiery decades-long political debate on how to spur economic activity in the area.
The county hosted a topping off ceremony Friday to honor the installment of the final steel beam of the Alachua County Sports Event Center. The $38 million center, set to open early 2023, reached its halfway checkpoint.