There is inherent power in the written word, and I’ve come to realize the impact. I need not look any further than the handmade card that sits on the desk in my room, written to me nearly two years ago. The cover reads: "congrats on quitting the Alligator," in bold letters. That’s how excited I was to leave this newspaper after Summer 2013. It was an occasion warranting celebration. It was before I understood the value of written words.
Spring is a time of renewal, but not so much in the swamp. All new coaches, even some new players, or at least ones we haven’t seen thanks to injury.
Gainesville Police filed a sworn complaint charging Florida wide receiver Chris Thompson with misdemeanor simple battery after he reportedly scratched and bruised his former girlfriend during an argument.
JACKSONVILLE — It has been in many ways a trying year for North Carolina. The perennial power is 25-11, a No. 4 seed this season much to the chagrin of its fanbase, but still defeated the No. 5 seed Arkansas Razorbacks 87-78 Saturday night.
Johnson's Journal: Georgia State's NCAA run ends, father and son walk off court together possibly for last timeBy RICHARD JOHNSON | Mar. 21, 2015
JACKSONVILLE — With 19 seconds left in 14-seeded Georgia State’s 75-67 loss to Xavier, a father subbed his son out of the game.
JACKSONVILLE — In Season 2 of the hit Netflix show House of Cards, Freddy Hayes tells Frank Underwood that in order to get the right result when you cook ribs, you have to slowbleed a pig during the butchering process.
JACKSONVILLE — Sometimes, March absolutely sucks.