Interim Gainesville City Manager Cynthia Curry fired three assistant city managers and appointed Gainesville Police Department Chief Tony Jones to take their places on Monday.
The Gainesville City Commission has canceled its plans to put a Bravo Supermarket on the empty lot on Hawthorne Road, leaving many East Gainesville residents grounded in a food desert.
As the COVID-19 omicron variant surges, so do Gainesville residents’ concerns about UF students returning for the Spring semester.
As of Friday, more than 100 inmates at the Alachua County Jail are positive for COVID-19, said Alachua County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Captain Kaley Behl.
Sabrina Obando, a 22-year-old UF graduate from Miami, was killed after being hit by a pickup truck on Tuesday at a crosswalk in the intersection of Northwest 8th Avenue and Northwest 10th Street.
At their first meeting of 2022 Thursday, city commissioners, with City Commissioner Desmon Duncan-Walker absent, voted to keep Gainesville workers safe from rising COVID-19 cases in the county.
A 49-year-old Hawthorne woman was hit by a tractor-trailer as she was standing by a mailbox on U.S. Route 301 near Northeast 78th Place, according to a Florida Highway Patrol press release released Wednesday.
Alachua County Animal Shelter isn’t capable of housing and treating dogs with canine distemper virus (CDV). It is incurable and often fatal — those that survive usually have permanent, irreparable nervous system damage.
The family-owned company first started working at UF’s football and baseball games. For the last six months, the food truck parked itself in the Oaks Mall parking lot Wednesdays through Fridays, and at Depot Park every other weekend. But B’z Gelati’s typical source of revenue is made through working at events or catering.
Over the course of his 14-year career, Ballard strengthened multiple Gainesville programs and community events. He directed theater performances for young audiences and created signature events such as the performing arts festival Jest Fest.
The City’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs coordinated the family-friendly, free night of fireworks and live music. The city also live streamed each event on Facebook, allowing participants to enjoy the festivities from home.
Alachua County Public Schools will require employees, volunteers and visitors to wear masks when they return from winter break due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases. ACPS cannot mandate mask-wearing for students.
GoDDsville Dream Defenders, a local activist group working with Thompson, announced its plan to launch a petition against the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.
Sycamore Lane Vintage Market hosts two-day event to support local businesses during the holiday seasonBy Jiselle Lee | Dec. 10
The Sycamore Lane Vintage Market store, located at 25310 W Newberry Road, and an adjacent park was decked out in Christmas decorations for the holiday season. The park held over 40 vendors and featured a life-size gingerbread house for children to play in and take photos with.
During the Summer and Fall semesters, residents of Collier apartments have brought safety concerns to front offices, witnessed serial problems with no tangible solutions, dealt with rising rent prices and protested the company’s decision to evict tenants receiving supplemental income.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic upended the communal aspects of Jewish life, Gainesville’s Jewish community was still able to celebrate the Festival of Lights in each other’s company throughout the week beginning with Nov. 28.
Marandoe Acell Lamar Young, 21, was arrested Thursday by an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit after a chase that started in Columbia County.
Gainesville is holding its City Commission election for the mayor at-large seat and districts two, three and four on Aug. 23, 2022.
A four-month-long internal Alachua County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the birth of a newborn behind bars and her eventual death, revealed Tuesday that no misconduct took place inside the jail. However, the mother’s supporters disagree.