The order, which passed 4-3, comes after a monthlong debate about a possible shutdown in the city and county commissions as students returned to UF campus. While the emergency order passed, the policy itself is still under development.
The soil ceremony, originally planned for April 2020, is a step in the county's path to address and reconcile with its history of racial violence.
Since January 2020, the 47-year-old carpenter from New Hampshire has been walking from sunrise to sunset across the country with his great dane named Watonga, a backpack and a yellow sign reading “don’t kill yourself.” He walks everyday to raise awareness for suicide prevention.
Establishing a connection with listeners: Celebrity host Elvis Duran’s radio show comes to the Ocala-Gainesville stationBy Emil Munksgaard Grosen | Feb. 5
Recently, Ocala-Gainesville’s Q92.9 aired his show for the first time. The show airs Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Lin Yang, a former researcher and associate professor in UF’s biomedical engineering department, was charged with six counts of wire fraud, or internet fraud, and four counts of making false statements to a U.S. agency, according to the Department of Justice.
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ House Bill 1 would increase criminal penalties for participating in a “riot,” defined as a “tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three or more people.”
The divide between East and West Gainesville has grown more complex as UF continues to increase in size each year, spilling onto the city’s less-developed east side. It matches a trend of gentrification of Black neighborhoods in cities across America over the past couple decades.
In its fourth week of classes, ACPS has 702 students and faculty in quarantine for COVID-19. The spread is tied to positive cases on sports teams.
The Robert W. Hughes Teacher of the Year Celebration selected Harris as the winner among two other finalists during a virtual livestream Jan. 21. Harris will represent the Alachua County Public School District in the 2022 Florida Teacher of the Year Program.
The Alachua County Commission voted unanimously at a meeting Tuesday to accept the rent relief funds, which will help county residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic or are at risk of homelessness.
Barakissa Couliaby taught her first outdoor West African dance class at Depot Park on Dec. 6 and held a second class Jan. 17. The next class will not take place until Feb. 21, and Couliaby is still working on figuring out a regular schedule.
Alachua County healthcare workers continue to vaccinate residents over the age of 65, but it will still be several months before the vaccine is widely available to those under the age requirement.
An older man died following a crash on West University Avenue Monday afternoon — less than two weeks after a crash on the same road sent five to the hospital and killed a UF student.
Family Promise of Gainesville and Rebuilding Together North Central Florida officially opened their affordable multi-family housing quad Friday morning.
The 17-year-old Eastside High School senior has volunteered more than 500 hours at Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, GRACE Marketplace and the Farm Share — all while being the captain of her cross country and soccer teams and student body president with a 4.7 GPA.
Even though President Biden extended the moratorium through March, some renters are still struggling to understand and make use of the federal rent relief.
For the first time in 40 years, the Annual Commemorative March in Gainesville did not take place on MLK Day. Instead, the King Commission hosted online events all week, leading up to an in-person event at Citizens Field.