At the Florida Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Saturday, Gov. Charlie Crist praised the organization as a leader in fairness and described several civil rights leaders who inspired him.
Gainesville City Manager Russ Blackburn said Southwest Second Avenue is the best example of what our community should look and feel like.
The Alachua County Health Department will hold free medical screenings today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Andrew Meyer, the UF student who was Tasered and arrested by University Police Department officers Monday, was released from jail about 9 a.m. Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Andrew Meyer rested. His lawyer, Robert Griscti said the stress of being tackled, Tasered and incarcerated took its toll on the UF telecommunication senior.
The Latina Women's League kicked off the third annual Latino Film Festival on Saturday at the Hippodrome State Theater. The festival, part of Hispanic Heritage Month, features a free movie every Saturday at 2 p.m. through Oct. 13.
City officials and homeless advocates continue to debate whether relocating the homeless residents of Tent City has been a successful venture.
An ordinance prohibiting panhandling was passed unanimously by the Alachua County Commission on Tuesday.