Keith Stegath is fed up with politicians and lawyers making decisions they are not qualified for.
The City of Gainesville’s communications entered the 21st century last week with a new online forum called engageGNV.
As many students headed home for summer break or locked themselves in Library West to study for finals, two Gainesville residents dashed to open a restaurant close to campus.
More than 60 Citizens Co-op member-owners voted Sunday to draft a compromise proposal that would appoint four interim members to the co-op’s board of directors and call for two current members to step down.
Block was rescued by Alachua County Animal Services after being chained outside by his owner and incurring injuries.
An 8-year-old Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary student was bitten by a Gainesville Police dog during a Friday afternoon demonstration on the school’s playground.
Normally Wes Cooper has a four-step process to drinking beer: look, smell, agitate, taste.
Members of the Gainesville chapter of the National Organization of Women, National Women’s Liberation and Gainesville citizens protest the opening of Hobby Lobby next to the Oaks Mall on Friday. They waved signs on Southwest 62nd Boulevard to let their voices be heard about the Hobby Lobby v. Burwell decision.
Citizens Co-op general manager Lisa McNett addresses co-op members Sunday at a membership meeting held at the Civic Media Center downtown. McNett said because board members are stepping down for a June 24 election, the membership has an opportunity to find common ground for the co-op.
Emily Headrick, left, pours a patron a beer Saturday at the Burkhardt tent. Hundreds of beer lovers attended the 17th Greater Gator Beer Festival at Magnolia Park and received unlimited 2-ounce pours and food with admission. The festival almost didn’t happen this year due to late approval by the city.
Dounia Bendris, a 21-year-old UF drawing senior, doesn’t like hard lines in her work, so she uses her fingers to smear her charcoal drawings. With black-stained hands, her fingerprints create a shadow and light effect. She dips her fingers into a water jug to seal the charcoal when she’s satisfied with an area.
Domenic Henderson, a 21-year-old UF drawing senior, doesn’t use an eraser when he draws with a black colored pencil because he likes the idea that he can’t make a mistake. He said his art tells an autobiographical narrative, and he always starts his work drawing the left eye of his subject. He is influenced by Chinese symbolism and nephelococcygia — the art of watching shapes in clouds.