A former UF Faculty Senate chair is running for a District 2 Commission seat, but Cheri Brodeur isn’t asking for any campaign donations. She said her conscientious, original problem-solving style is what the City Commission needs.
Metro | City and County Commission
A state ban on Internet cafes last year created confusion for local law enforcement about how to dismantle the businesses, but the City Commission is trying to remedy that.
The Alachua County Commission will vote Tuesday to accept or deny a $2 million grant awarded to Alachua County Fire Rescue.
The annual College Destination Index by the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Gainesville the fifth small metro area in the country for 2013-2014.
Homelessness and water protection surfaced as recurring themes on Wednesday when residents and officials gathered at the Santa Fe Kirkpatrick Center for the Alachua County legislative delegation hearing.
City officials moved to halt a company’s application to handle the makeover planned for the corner of University Avenue and 13th Street during a City Commission meeting Monday.
Outdoor seating may go mainstream for Main Street venues.
LIVE OAK — When Suwannee County resident Lori McCraney describes the ideal vision for her county, she never imagined an incinerator.
A local artist seeking to develop a new sculpture park in the heart of Gainesville is hoping to receive funds from the city.
The Alachua County Fire Rescue reopened Fire Station 19 on Friday after remedying a mold issue.
Alachua County Animal Services announced free cat adoption last week due to a surplus of cats and kittens in the shelter. The free adoption period will run until Oct. 31.
Student artists are seeing green.
As the days of government shutdown add up, Alachua County programs have begun to feel the effects on a local level.
Ash, noise and angry emails in recent weeks linked to the biomass power plant culminated in the City Commission’s decision to have a special meeting Wednesday for residents to voice opinions and hear official comment.
In a move some consider fitting for a college town, the Gainesville City Commission will take a fresh look at the possibility of adding alcoholic options to events held on city property.
In the four months that have ticked by since Mayor Ed Braddy was sworn into office, he has overseen accomplishments and setbacks for the city of Gainesville.
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.
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.