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.
Faith Buckley is a first-year journalism student at UF and The Alligator's swimming and diving beat writer. She is specializing in sports media to one day hopefully work as an NHL commentator.
Lightner, a 72-year-old Gainesville resident, united with his half-sister Linda Crosby, a 77-year-old Flagler Beach native, for the first time Nov. 3.
Amber and Derrick Robinson, the owners of the new Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise, will open a store in Butler Esplanade, located at 3228 SW 35th Blvd., in February 2022.
Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary, a 210-acre farm located at 12626 NW County Road 231 in Gainesville, houses 56 farm animals: 20 pigs, 5 mini donkeys and 31 cows.
Matthew Henry, 56, was charged with stalking and three charges of voyeurism in the first degree after allegedly looking through a 19-year-old UF student’s window at Windsor Park, according to an affidavit filed in a UF student’s name Tuesday.
Florida lawmakers to hear Texas-style heartbeat abortion law, Gainesville residents express mixed viewsBy Faith Buckley | Oct. 4
In Florida’s bill, abortion would be allowed until detection of a fetal heartbeat, which generally happens about six weeks into a pregnancy. With proper documentation, exceptions are available or victims of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking.
Historically, more expensive and higher maintenance sports like tennis haven’t always been accessible to Black children like Dallis. Historic barriers like income disparities and post-effects of segregation linger today.
Two Newberry students arrested for bomb and shooting threats, Buchholz bomb threat culprit to be charged as an adultBy Faith Buckley | Oct. 1
Two students were arrested Thursday in connection with four bomb threats and one shooting threat at the Newberry's high school and middle school
Circuit Judge Monica Brasington opposed the mandate and said city employees don’t have to be vaccinated in order to work for the city. The ruling is temporary until the city provides evidence that the vaccine mandate meets court standards.
Roughly 50 members of the Gainesville community came together at Reserve Park Sept. 11 and recognized those who were forever impacted by the day of Sept. 11, 2001, and the effects on our country thereafter.