Author Archives: Amanda Di Lella
A pilot shortage is prompting an effort to increase aviation training, particularly among international students. Pilots are required to retire by 65 and new regulations are resulting in longer training periods.
Gainesville police worked to build a farm for the homeless residents of GRACE Marketplace. The farm will provide both food and work for the residents.
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans report is expected to cut it’s suggested cholesterol intake. New research shows dietary cholesterol has a minimal effect on heart disease.
Gainesville celebrated its 31st Arbor Day with a gathering at the Police Department Headquarters. The City Beautification Board planted a tree outside the building to honor fallen officer Scott Baird.
Parents in Marion County may now apply to have their child attend their school of choice. Transfers are not guaranteed and depend on whether there is space within the desired school.
Discussion has sparked over driving under the influence checkpoint protocol after a Levy County officers allowed a man to continue driving though he never rolled down his window to interact with officers at a New Year’s Eve DUI checkpoint.
An Alachua County teacher is refusing to administer a state-mandated test to her students.
Southeast Alachua County landowners discuss Plum Creek Timber Company’s proposal to develop parts of the city and express their concerns.
After two break-ins at Alachua Habitat for Humanity projects, the organization is making changes to the way it stores equipment.
Probiotics are a bacterial health supplement mainly used to treat digestive problems. Researchers are looking into additional health benefits from using probiotics as the demand for them increases.