Author Archives: Keighly Chambers
After a a woman was killed and her husband was injured from a tree falling directly on their house on Wednesday morning, tree safety is being heavily emphasized.
A Facebook posting this past weekend — what sounds like a cold-hearted admission — prompted this week’s arrest of two Polk County girls. Law enforcement there says incessant bullying led to the suicide of their classmate.
Alachua County Fire Rescue now has at its disposal, a brand new, $500,000 medical ambulance bus, that will allow more patients to receive medical attention on-site, especially during large-scale accidents.
Six proposals for the new location of the Supervisor of Elections Office are under review in Alachua County. The office will move within the year.
Flu cases match levels reported in 2009.
The holiday season may bring increased risk of identity theft or overspending. Experts recommend using debit versus credit cards, and to watch where and how they carry physical cards.
Two Eastside High School juniors represented Florida at the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. Abigail Eisenstadt and Amaleah Mirti were the only Florida students chosen to attend the event in Iowa, which revolved around food security and agricultural issues.
The UF women’s volleyball team made its 21st annual Thanksgiving visit to the children patients at Shands Sunday.
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest time of year for the Gainesville Fire Department. To ensure safety during the holidays this season, Gainesville Fire Rescue Assistant Chief JoAnne Rice urged caution for residents.