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.
Since June 2018, County Commission Chair Charles Chestnut has led a county-wide effort to recall Alachua County’s legacy of racial violence with Truth and Reconciliation. Heading into the first few months of 2021, Alachua County is prepared to continue hosting commemorative events to remember victims and continue to reconcile with stories like Jim Dennis’.
GPD and university police are investigating the two-car crash across the street from UF's campus that sent at least six people to a local hospital, including five pedestrians. One of the pedestrians, Sophia Lambert, has died.
The building that houses The Social at Midtown is on the market. The popular restaurant and bar is on University Avenue across the street from UF's campus.
After the DOJ's investigation uncovered years of inmate abuse at Lowell Correctional Institute, some – including former inmates – are calling for the prison's warden to resign.
Many East Gainesville residents are opposed to the construction of high-rise luxury apartments in the vacant Seminary Lane block. Despite local efforts to prevent the project in Pleasant Street's historically Black community, a state judge issued a partial approval on Dec. 29. A resident and an expert witness react.
After the first week of spring classes, 144 ACPS students and staff were in quarantine. These cases have been attributed to recreational activities and gatherings, not campus spread.
Here's what you need to know about the plans the Alachua County Commission, Gainesville City Commission and UF Student Government have for 2021.
GFR and Alachua County Fire rescue were among the first first responders to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine after participating in vaccine trials.
The Gainesville City Commission voted unanimously Thursday to pass a four-part plan that will help the Alachua County Health Department mass administer the COVID-19 vaccination.
City and county activist groups gathered outside Gainesville City Hall Thursday night to protest the far right after Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6. Demonstrators also called for District 3 Rep. Kat Cammack's resignation, though she issued a statement Wednesday condemning the violence in D.C.
Two adolescents were shot and killed Saturday evening in what ACSO believes to be a murder-suicide. A woman was also shot and transported to the hospital with critical injuries.