Hourly News Update
Tag Archives: Alachua County
By Dahlia Ghabour on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 8:06 pm
The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will run a 10-week support group for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence.
By Joonhee Suh on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:37 am
Just days after being told they would no longer be able to get paid, some 92 Alachua county foster grandparents remain off the job, wondering when they can go back to doing what they love – helping children.
By Jaime Sloane on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 8:39 am
Because only one local hunter applied for the position before the proposal’s initial Sept. 25 deadline, the county has extended the application cutoff to Oct. 8.
By Keighly Chambers on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
Alachua County Fire Rescue now has at its disposal, a brand new, $500,000 medical ambulance bus, that will allow more patients to receive medical attention on-site, especially during large-scale accidents.
By Kim Ortiz on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am
(Photo: Steve White/Flickr)
An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.
By Ebony Joseph on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am
Abraham Lincoln Middle School student Sidhika Balachandar’s seventh grade science project about soundproofing placed second in the Broadcom Masters National Science competition.
By Elly Ayres on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Gainesville and the state of Florida are leaders in the number of women-owned businesses in the country, according to a report from American Express. The number of women-owned businesses increased 59 percent between 1997 and 2013.
By James Thieke on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 8:55 pm
The trial period is meant to see how the lane changes will affect traffic flow and safety. The city is monitoring driver, cyclist and pedestrian activity and will examine results once the trial concludes in late November.
By Kéran Billaud on September 21st, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 8:44 am
Recent statistics show the housing market in Alachua County is bouncing back from the start of the nation’s recession in 2007.
By Lauren Lettelier on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm
Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.