A 35-year-old woman was hit by an unknown vehicle Thursday afternoon in Gainesville, Gainesville police said. There were two other hit-and-run incidents on Tuesday and Wednesday in Gainesville.
Margaret A. Paxton was hit just before 11 p.m. while walking near 2000 W. University Ave.
As of Friday afternoon, ACPS has 81 active COVID-19 cases, according to the school district’s COVID-19 dashboard. This week, 258 are in quarantine — an increase of more than 100 since last week.
Multiple reports of mold came from residents living in different buildings on the West 20 property. It is unknown how widespread the issue is.
Police, who arrived at the scene on the 2900 block of Northeast 17th Drive. Kivi J. Ellis, 26, was arrested Friday evening.
Half of the money from the Christmas tree sales will go to help children in countries such as Guatemala and Cambodia.
Alachua County Public Schools can continue offering digital learning in the spring, according to a state emergency order enacted this week.
Eight months since Alachua County Public Schools went virtual due to COVID-19, students continue to struggle with the change. With many students still not physically back in schools, education morphed to fit into an increasingly virtual world through digital or hybrid learning. Even in brick-and-mortar classrooms, digital access is a necessity.
Downtown renovations will total more than $385,000
Temperatures in Gainesville reached 32 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday, and are expected to drop further throughout December. To help residents get through inclement weather circumstances, Gainesville has programs and mechanisms to prepare people and keep them safe.
Following a tumultuous year, Superintendent Karen Clarke is fired effective Dec. 1
Voting numbers increased in many demographics, and decreased in others
After almost three decades working in the school district, Clarke announced that she is resigning, effective June 30, 2021
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Rickey Davis is the second ACPS bus driver to die from COVID-19 since August
District totals are at 181 student and 103 staff cases
William Matthew Ford was arrested and charged of first-degree homicide Wednesday