As the city moves toward establishing a shelter for homeless residents at a former jail, a local nonprofit is placing its bid to become manager of the operation.
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The noise emitted by the new Gainesville Renewable Energy Center-run biomass plant, which some have compared to the sound of screaming jet engines, moved about 10 Turkey Creek subdivision residents to voice their concerns at the Gainesville City Commission meeting Thursday.
Car collision rates are increasing at Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 34th Street, and although some residents say traffic signals are to blame, city officials are citing other reasons for the problem.
Every Thursday morning for two hours, the Rev. James Dixon of Greater Faith Baptist Fellowship downtown travels to the Alachua County Jail.
In the past, the 20 acres of property at 5805 NW 37th St. has been synonymous with the controversy associated with Terry Jones and the Dove World Outreach Center.
The Doris Bardon Community Cultural Center is looking for a new place to call home.
Mayor Ed Braddy and an official delegation are gearing up for a trip to Rzeszów, Poland, to represent the City of Gainesville for the first time there.
Vacant warehouses may become functional business space once again if a Gainesville Regional Utilities plan to sell surplus properties goes through.
The Gainesville City Commission has already started planning for the 2014 football season by passing stricter rules pertaining to residents selling parking in their yards on gameday.
When the Main Street fire station expands one block south, it will crowd out some members of the growing art community who currently rent buildings on the land, but some artists are remaining optimistic.
In what activists characterize as an uphill battle to end mountaintop coal removal, local organization Gainesville Loves Mountains has planted its next flag.
Loblolly Woods wasn’t appraised at $1 million, but Nathan Collier was willing to pay that much for 4.99 acres of it.
The fire station that has sat on a downtown lot for the past 52 years is officially moving.
Additional regulations for gameday parking in neighborhoods near UF, discussed last week in a City Commission meeting, could also impact parking at the Union Street Farmers Market.
When a group of about 60 people hiked into Loblolly Woods on Sunday morning, they marched to experience the natural beauty of a piece of public property and to oppose a City Commission proposal.
To manage traffic issues in Gainesville, some residents and city officials are desiring a new solution: a streetcar.
The city of Gainesville’s fight against the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center has ended, leaving the city empty-handed.
A piece of city woodlands may soon be up for sale, but for residents and city leaders, reaching an agreement about the issue has been no walk in the park.