Case Harrison, who grew up in Gainesville and sold drinks in the Swamp his senior year of high school, is now on the football team and one of a few walk-on scholarship winners.
The Gainesville City Commission passed a vehicle-for-hire ordinance for Uber, a ride sharing service, on Thursday. Commissioner Todd Chase said the new ordinance balances the demand for public safety while encouraging innovation and modernizing outdated requirements on traditional vehicles for hire.
Santa Fe College professor Kevin Kasper was arrested as part of a Gainesville Police Department undercover operation identifying sexual predators. Santa Fe College Police Chief Ed Book stated that human resources within the college will determine what action to take based off of information collected from the investigation.
Abdullah Kurdi, whose 3-year-old son’s lifeless body was photographed facedown on a Turkish beach, says: “I hope the world will learn something from it.”
A deputy clerk issued the license, while the elected county clerk spent the morning in jail. A gay couple who had tried five times before finally got their marriage license.
The latest job-creation figure fell short of economists’ forecasts. But the reports from the Department of Labor added a total of 44,000 jobs to the tallies for June and July.