After an armed robbery took place at Depot Park Dec. 3, 20-year-old Tases Mills, 19-year-old Madrek Nobles and a minor were taken into custody.
Wheeler won her seat on the County Commission in 2018 and is now entering the fourth and final year of her term as commissioner after being appointed to chair on Nov. 9. Commissioners will serve as the chair at some point before their term ends, said Wheeler, who served as vice-chair last year.
The Alachua County School Board voted 3-2 on Wednesday to allow parents to opt their students out of masking from Nov. 12 to Dec. 17. The board also voted to make masking completely optional for students of all grade levels after winter break. The decision is consistent with State Department of Education and State Department of Health requirements.
The Downtown Gainesville Strategic Plan process began last fall when city management and elected officials met to create ways to improve the city.
Swarthy East GNV, a new organization aiming to bring a grocery and retail store supporting local Black-owned farms and businesses to the east side of the city, hosted the first Revolution Before Evolution Festival.
Protesters gathered at 220 N Main St. to share their experiences — which they believe were violations of their rights — with Collier Companies.
In July, the sanctuary faced potential shutdown after an inspection revealed seven violations of animal safety requirements.
Despite some parents’ opposition to the county’s public school mask mandate until Oct. 19, the Alachua County School Board decided on Oct. 5 to extend it for at least another four weeks.
The spa provides girls, from toddlers to high schoolers, with a unique experience that owner and founder Edwennia Moore said will leave them feeling like a princess.
After a year of Alachua County Public School students having the choice to learn from home, parents now have one less remote option.