Author Archives: Elly Ayres
Commissioners agreed to request an administrative hearing with Florida Department of Environmental Protection regarding its intent to issue an air permit to GREC. The request is due Monday.
(Image credit: University of Florida)
Ten years after two former UF students filed a complaint against the university, construction is underway to build an apartment complex southwest of where the two once lived near a former off-campus landfill site.
Gainesville and the state of Florida are leaders in the number of women-owned businesses in the country, according to a report from American Express. The number of women-owned businesses increased 59 percent between 1997 and 2013.
A recent study show’s North central Florida’s cancer mortality rate significantly higher than the rest of the state. Area doctors and survivors talk about the reasons behind the statistic and how residents can help change it.
Weeks after sales of Merck & Co., Inc.’s major cattle weight gain drug Zilmax were suspended, Alachua County cattlemen and beef specialists are considering how the North Florida cattle industry will be effected by the possibly temporary suspension.
About 150 runners raised about $4,000 on Saturday during the fourth annual Project Haiti 5K race at the University of Florida. The student-run, medical mission trip goes to Haiti to support international health care.