The Gainesville City Commission voted 4-3 Thursday to send a proposed price hike for roam towing rates back to the Public Safety Committee. The same committee recommended earlier this year that the commission pass the measure.
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The county held a community meeting Wednesday at the fairgrounds to discuss residents’ opinions and concerns about the current plan.
The Alachua County Health Department plans to hold a candy-flavored tobacco task force meeting at 3 p.m. Sept. 27 in its main building.
The Gainesville City Commission approved a request for the Gainesville Police Department to get funding from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Early voting continues this week, with polls open from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. Polls will also be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, which is the last day to vote.
The Gainesville City Commission selected Nicolle Shalley as the new city attorney.
Commissioners interviewed candidates for the position on June 26 but voted to delay the final decision until Monday.
A new sales tax referendum is creating a rift between the city and county commissions.
Gainesville residents might soon be able to buy food from their favorite mobile vendors by the light of day.
The City Commission’s resolution urges vendors around the city to stop selling and marketing flavored tobacco as a way to reduce exposure of the products to children and young adults.
The City Commission unanimously approved the design of a new RTS Bus Fleet Maintenance and Operations Facility on Thursday, which will allow for more buses to operate throughout the city.
Members of the City Commission are hesitant to create a petition against proposed budget cuts to UF’s College of Engineering Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering.
When reserving an outside table for two in Gainesville, your plus one could be your dog.
A new study may be done at the area around the Cabot/Koppers Superfund site that is different from previous studies that measured toxic contamination.