Author Archives: Jeanna Arroyo
Parents of students at First Presbyterian Preschool are concerned with drivers speeding by the school’s drop-off zone, which borders a student apartment complex.
A dropout prevention program has given three Alachua County high schools laptops to introduce students to the digital world.
The Community Foundation of North Central Florida will construct new facility with the support of a $500,000 donation. The foundation will have a permanent space after 15 years of serving the Gainesville community.
The latest in garbage truck innovation is quietly rolling down Alachua County’s streets. The royal-blue giants come complete with robotic arms and safety cameras — even that new car smell.
Georgia-Pacific and the City of Palatka are working to build a $1.2 million riverfront educational center for students in grades two through six. Though the center meets the city’s “living shoreline” goal, some residents voiced their concerns that it will disrupt the downtown area and teach questionable educational viewpoints to students.
Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.
Locals protested the government shutdown and furlough on over 800,000 federal employees at Rep.Ted Yoho’s Gainesville office.
The Alachua County School Board met Wednesday morning to discuss the district’s search for a new superintendent and appointed Hershel Lyons as the interim.