Author Archives: Jennifer Cole
A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.
Jewish community members in the Gainesville area will soon have a new religious facility available.
Gainesville residents with celiac disease won’t have to search far for gluten-free foods. A new FDA ruling has defined “gluten-free” labels, and many Gainesville eateries are already ahead of the curve.
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The “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” will become effective Oct. 1. Some North Florida law enforcement officials, however, already believe the law will be ineffective.
As a new school year begins in Bradford County, an elementary school principal says, “Students are not dreaming the way they used to.” Stephanie Nash of Brooker Elementary, above, is one teacher trying to find a remedy.