A crowd of more than 200 mostly maskless Gainesville city employees and their families donning “Make America Great Again” hats and shirts attended the event in support of a lawsuit attempting to reverse Gainesville’s vaccine mandate for city employees.
Jiselle Lee is a second-year journalism student and the East Gainesville Reporter. This is her second semester at The Alligator, and she is excited to continue her work at the Metro desk. In her spare time, she enjoys eating her way around Gainesville.
Currently in planning, Imagine GNV is a state-mandated plan meant to reinvent the city over the next 10 years. The plan aims to guide the city on how it spends public funds and determine guidelines for residential areas, schools, cultural centers and infrastructure.
Appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, Mildred Russell was sworn into the District 2 seat on the Alachua County School Board Aug. 26, replacing former school board member Diyonne McGraw.
In the spirit of safety, Gainesville’s Pride Community Center cancels its parade and festival for the second timeBy Jiselle Lee | Aug. 30
Two years ago, Gainesville hosted its largest pride parade ever. But since the outbreak of COVID-19, the tradition had to take a pause.
‘Blood on their hands’: Protesters demand Alachua County Sheriff’s Office apology for newborn’s death hours after being born in jailBy Jiselle Lee | Aug. 23
Protesters say the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office violated Florida’s Tammy Jackson Act, which ensures inmates in labor are immediately taken to a medical facility, given proper care and not placed in restrictive housing against their will.
Although Gainesville residents have adapted to the college environment within the city, many UF students living within the university bubble will never learn about East Gainesville’s history.
As of Tuesday night, there were nine active student cases and five active staff cases, representing students and staff who have reported a positive test result to ACPS in the past 10 days. The district’s total enrollment is 26,660 students.
Judge Stephan P. Mickle will now be known not only as a trailblazer for Black students at UF, but as the namesake for the Alachua County Courthouse.
As of Tuesday night, there were seven active student cases and one active staff case, representing students and staff who have reported a positive test result to ACPS in the past 10 days. The district’s total enrollment is 26,660 students.
In response to the three Atlanta mass shootings and upward trend in hate crimes, more than 200 protestors marched down Main Street from Bo Diddley Plaza to Depot Park Saturday afternoon to condemn the ongoing violence and stand in solidarity with victims.