Hourly News Update
Category Archives: Local
By Kai Su on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm
Recent studies suggests a nasal spray form of the flu vaccine is more effective than the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 to 8, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Bradley Williams on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 6:34 pm
Local bar and music venue The Jam will close its doors this November after lease troubles and other plans for the area.
By Silvia Rueda on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Parrots and Pizza, a local group that meets monthly at Napolatano’s Restaurant in Gainesville, works closely with the Open Wings Rescue and Sanctuary in a joint effort to get attendees of the event to adopt parrots in need of new homes.
By Michaela Bisienere on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:27 pm
Two-year-old Rainer received her first extreme home makeover, with renovations costing $350,000. Her new space is 70 feet in length, complete with rope courses, trees and tunnels.
By Maleeha Babar on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 9:18 am
The Gainesville Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs will work again with the Rotary Clubs of Gainesville Foundation to renovate Smokey Bear Park, which both organizations contributed to creating in 1963.
By Cassidy Whitson on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 10:09 am
A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.
By Nicole Acevedo on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 5:18 pm
Two years after Christian Aguilar’s remains were found, the Aguilar family is trying to start a new life. Aguilar’s brother Alex, though, wants to keep his memory alive.
By Sabrina Alvarez on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 1:43 pm
A new project will add just under a mile on the Hawthorne Trail from State Road 20 to Palatka.
By Jennifer Chow on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 11:40 am
October is family history month, and individuals such as Kathy McCarthy Dugan are researching their family tree using resources such as local libraries, Ancestry.com and the Family History Center at the Mormon Church in Gainesville.