Tabreshia Bloodworth, owner of Healthy Hair Tresses, will host a $250 class on Aug. 1 at Hairport Salon and Barber Suites. She also developed her own silk press system, which uses six products to maintain healthy and shiny hair after receiving a silk press, a process that straightens hair with a flat iron.
Lucy Lannigan is a second-year journalism student from Key West. She works as a news assistant on the metro team. When Lucy’s not reporting, she loves to paint and spend time outside.
Gainesville City Commissioners are considering accepting a deal to build a new supermarket in East Gainesville, but some community members feel they have been left out of the decision process.
Swarthy Hair Co., a natural hair product business started by Hatdrika Noble-Monroe, has evolved into Swarthy, a community grocery store where Black-owned farms and small businesses can sell their products like fresh produce, haircare, candles, sage and other healthy alternatives.
The Old Fire Station, where about 15 people live in tents outside, has been vacant since 2018, and in February 2020, the city commission invited proposals for how to use the space. In April 2020, UF Center of Arts proposed replacing the Old Fire Station with a community center for wellness, arts and cultural engagement, but current residents have largely been left out of the conversation.
“A catalyst for equity”: Heartwood Neighborhood project moves forward after City Commission approvalBy Lucille Lannigan | May 21
The neighborhood, located at 1717 SE Eighth Ave., consists of 34 single-family homes and sits near Depot Park. Team Dynamo at Keller Williams Realty announced May 14 the sales for the houses will begin June 30.
Despite thunderstorms, Gainesville community leaders walked through Forest Pines. The Duval neighborhood was chosen after violence among youth and gunfire in the area became a concern.
Large gathering at T.B. McPherson Center on Easter Sunday sparks stricter rule enforcement from cityBy Lucille Lannigan | Apr. 21
After about 2,000 people gathered at the T.B. McPherson Center on April 4 to celebrate Easter and participate in Peaceful Sundays, a weekly gathering for the community, residents sent complaints to the city.
As of Tuesday afternoon, there are 16 active student cases and two active staff cases, representing students and staff who reported a positive test result to ACPS in the past 10 days. The district’s total enrollment is 26,679.
As of Tuesday afternoon, there are seven active student cases and five active staff cases, representing students and staff who reported a positive test result to ACPS in the past 10 days. The district’s total enrollment is 26,664.