Author Archives: Matt Sheehan
There has been a great deal of attention on the Pedro Bravo trial happening here in Gainesville. Unfortunately, some of the most recent news just isn’t true. Update: Read the transcript from the trial where the assistant state attorney questions […]
Severe weather swept through Gainesville and northern counties this evening, causing flash flooding and traffic signal outages across town.
The Alachua County Commission voted Tuesday to end discussions with the third candidate they offered the county manager position, and to extend an offer to the deputy manager currently serving the county.
Update 11:21 p.m.: Defeated Gainesville mayoral and city commissioner for district 4 candidates have commented on Tuesday night’s election results. Mayoral candidate Pete Johnson in an interview offered his congratulations to the two candidates, incumbent Craig Lowe and former City Commissioner Ed Braddy, who compete in the […]
As a result of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday a few roads will be closed in the area.
For a few hours Saturday afternoon, I-75 was closed in both directions after a cattle car transport crash on southbound I-75 near mile marker 387. Florida Highway Patrol and Alachua County Sheriff’s officers were on scene and attempting to clean up the site and get traffic moving again.
Update 8:57 a.m.: All northbound lanes of I-75 are now open, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Candidates for the University of Florida presidency will not be invited for a campus visit until after the new year, the chairman of UF board of Trustees and presidential search committee announced.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles launched the website for Floridians to vote on a new design for the standard license plate. Floridians can vote through Dec. 14 at vote4floridatag.com and pick one of four potential designs. The designs, […]
Latest from UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman: Irene will move through the Bahamas today as a strong category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles an hour. Irene will likely maintain this strength as a MAJOR Hurricane through tomorrow. […]