In response to his administration blocking Advanced Placement African American Studies from Florida classrooms, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Florida “want[s] education, not indoctrination.”
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La intersección cerca de Kimball Wiles es el paso peatonal al centro de la investigación del Departamento de Trabajo Público del Condado de Alachua sobre choques en el área. En los últimos cinco años, han habido 13 choques a 200 pies de la esquina — dos de ellos involucraron pasos peatonales o peatones, dijo Thomas Strom, gerente de ingeniería de transportación.
The Gainesville group traveled by bus — some attendees were affiliated with Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida and some came from UF Generation Action, one of over 350 Planned Parenthood college chapters.
The Alachua County Public Works Department will evaluate the intersection of Tower Road and Southwest 51st Boulevard for two to three weeks, looking at nearby traffic signs and sight distance. Depending on the findings of the evaluation, pavement markings may be redone or more signs or a flashing beacon may be added.
Paintings, embroideries and stickers were displayed outside The Bull from 2-5 p.m. when five artists showcased their work centered around body positivity, reproductive justice and sex education. The event, deemed the “Sex Positive Art Fest,” was hosted by Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida.
Every election, the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections’ Office opens a canvassing board viewing area where residents can watch live poll updates and listen in as county officials confirm ballots.
As the founder of the Gainesville Giving Garden, Boria-Meyer added more partnerships to that list Nov. 5 when she hosted the garden’s first farm-to-table benefit dinner. The banquet was at Frog Song Organics — it was the farm crossover of the millenia, raising $2,000 in ticket sales for the garden.
The Arc of Alachua County, a nonprofit organization that services people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), will hold its first arts and crafts expo Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Arc, located at 3303 NW 83rd St., administers day programs and staffs group homes for around 107 people with IDD. All proceeds from the sale will go toward the artists.