An ordinance prohibiting panhandling was passed unanimously by the Alachua County Commission on Tuesday.
About 60 volunteers showed up Sunday morning to spay, neuter and vaccinate roughly 200 stray and wild cats from Alachua County.
When Guillermo Moratorio's black and silver motor scooter collided with a black Saab earlier this semester, he was flung headfirst toward it in a front-flip that landed him sideways on the pavement. The UF senior was traveling at the 35-mile-per-hour speed limit on Southwest Second Avenue when the woman driving the car pulled out past the stop sign. Moratorio, who was not wearing a helmet, could not swerve to avoid the car and collided with the rear of the vehicle.
He arrived in Gainesville on day 369 of his trek.
It was no happy hour for several Gainesville bars 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Mike Bentley wanted to take a cab to the first Gators game of the season so a DUI arrest would not ruin his night.
Since the start of fall semester, the City of Gainesville has saved seats for SFCC and UF students on advisory boards and committees.
Gainesville Police Department has increased patrols around bars on University Avenue to make sure students get home safely.
Local residents have until Friday to apply for a Santa Fe Community College program designed to help people get entry-level jobs.
Students living off campus this year can earn a ,200 book scholarship while learning how to be a "Great Gator Neighbor."
The Alachua County Commission did not approve or disapprove increasing fees to help pay for the costs of road work by press time Tuesday night
While many have had the option for over a year, some students still don't know about Plan B.