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By Brianna Donet on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:23 pm
Gainesville artists use repurposed trash to create floats for the University of Florida’s homecoming parade.
By Jeanna Arroyo on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm
The Community Foundation of North Central Florida will construct new facility with the support of a $500,000 donation. The foundation will have a permanent space after 15 years of serving the Gainesville community.
By Colleen Wright on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 5, 2013 at 4:58 pm
Alachua County will meet Nov. 12 to approve a bid and construction plans to improve the stretch of road between Northwest 57 Terrace to the Northwest 13th Street. County Transportation Engineering Manager Brian Singleton said the project began conceptually years before a 2011 approval.
By Katina Prokos on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 5, 2013 at 6:56 am
(Image credit: Lauren Moore)
A fire behind a portion of Butler Plaza was caused by solar panels
By Joel Sebastianelli and Lauren Lettelier on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 5, 2013 at 6:57 am
Alachua County 911 operators will use a new tool to get more information on callers and help streamline the emergency response process.
By Madison Kirby on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 8:26 pm
As November begins, cuts in food stamps have taken effect nationwide, and as a result, a ripple effect of increasing demand on food banks have begun to occur.
By Carla Bayron on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 4:57 pm
While some homeless veterans in Gainesville continue to face the struggle of transitioning from a life clouded by war, a beacon of hope is provided for them by the 12th annual Alachua County Homeless Veterans Stand Down.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:06 pm
A local Williston family is putting on a train-themed event for visitors during the Halloween weekend. The farm provides a place for families to bond and grow closer while riding on the Kirby’s private railroad.
By Ben Baumer on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm
People from all over the world will be flocking to Gainesville’s downtown this weekend for the annual rock music festival.