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Gainesville City Commission District 1 and At-Large Seat 1 will be decided in a run-off election on April 14. Four candidates advanced from a pool of 10 who ran in the initial elections on March 17.
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.
Alachua County’s Wage Theft Protection Ordinance, which was passed in April with a 3 to 2 vote, went into effect Jan. 1. Unpaid and underpaid employees who have sought to resolve issues with their employers can file an official complaint.
The Alachua County Fire and Rescue Station 19 on Southwest 43rd Street and Southwest 20th Avenue has been closed because of a mold outbreak.
The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will run a 10-week support group for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence.
The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.
Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.
As commissioners ranked candidates, Bourey was first, Stockton Whitten of Brevard County was second and Charles Oliver of Pensacola was third.