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.
Jiselle Lee is a freshman journalism student and a news assistant for the Independent Alligator. She loves trying new restaurants around Gainesville in her free time.
GFR and Alachua County Fire rescue were among the first first responders to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine after participating in vaccine trials.
A Gainesville man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by a Ford pick-up truck Saturday afternoon in Newberry. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.