Gainesville recognizes National Farm Worker Awareness Week
Gainesville residents are coming together to bring attention to National Farm Worker Awareness week. Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Director Paul Ortiz says people are naive when it comes to farm labor.
“It touches us, you know wherever people eat vegetables or fruits… we may not be aware of it,” he says.
A panel discussing human trafficking will take place tonight at 7 p.m. in the Alachua County Library Headquarters.
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A well-known Alachua County accountant has been charged with three counts of human trafficking for keeping women in captivity, offering drugs in exchange for sex and house cleaning.
Seniors vs. Crime is now looking into taxes on gas and water surcharges collected by Gainesville Regional Utilities. The group was previously only investigating a complaint about a tax on electric customer charges collected by GRU.
The City Attorney and attorney representing Gainesville Regional Utilities have concluded the tax on the electric customer charge is justified.
The new Fisher House in Gainesville will allow families of veterans undergoing treatment at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center a place of comfort during treatment.