• Gainesville Job Fair Attracts Hundreds Of Hopefuls


    Hundreds of job seekers made their their way around the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multipurpose Center Tuesday morning for the annual Gainesville job fair. Gainesville’s unemployment rate increased from 4.3 percent in April to 5 percent in July, so the job fair was just what many people needed.


  • Women Leaders Exhibit Opens at Matheson History Museum


    Executive director of the Matheson History Museum Peggy Macdonald admires artifacts of Marjorie Harris Carr. The zoologist used the leather saddle on research trips to Honduras in the 1940s.

    The Matheson History Museum opened its new exhibit, “Saving the Sunshine State: Women Leaders in the 20th Century,” featuring artifacts and rare photos from Mary McLeod Bethune, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Marjorie Harris Carr, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, May Mann Jennings and Zora Neale Hurston. The exhibit opened yesterday and runs until Oct. 31.


  • ‘Operation Panther’ Snares 21 For Seeking Sex With Children


    Second slide, top left to bottom right:
Courtney Grant, 27,  of  Williston, FL. 
Castillo Herrera, 28. 
Kevin Kasper, 51, of Lake City, FL.
Patric Koenigstein, 56, of Gainesville. 
Ricardo Lopez Ricardo, 47, Gainesville, FL. 
Larry Lucas, 43, White Springs, FL.

    Gainesville police officers arrested 21 men who made arrangements to meet with children for sex.


 
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