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Decisive Week Ahead for Plum Creek’s Plan in Alachua County

Plum Creek Development

If you haven’t yet become aware of the magnitude of the Plum Creek plan in eastern Alachua County, Robert Hutchinson offers this perspective. “This is the largest decision this community has faced since — probably — when we enticed the University of Florida to come here,” county commissioner “Hutch” said last week, noting …

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UF Hilton Plans To Transfer Ownership

The University of Florida Board of Trustees and President Fuchs met Tuesday in Tigert hall to discuss the future of the Hilton hotel. (Krystalle Pinilla/WUFT News)

The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center is set to receive $9 to $11 million in renovations since the University of Florida Board of Trustees approved Xenia Hospitality Group's request to sell its interests in the hotel to the Arden Group of Philadelphia.

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Home Depot Hiring For Busy Spring

Home Depot

In preparation for anticipated busy spring season, Gainesville Home Depots are planning to add about 50 employees. The home improvement retailer is hiring more than 80,000 associates nationwide to prepare for the spring rush of customers.

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Alachua County To Replace Celebration Pointe Trees

Celebration Pointe

Some Gainesville residents are upset with the construction at Celebration Pointe and the impact the development is having on the native tree population, but Alachua County has a plan to replace the felled trees. Gainesville resident Marion Hylton just hopes those plans are carried out sometime in her lifetime.

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