Tag Archives: Alachua County
Alachua County held its annual Veterans Day celebration on Tuesday at the Alachua County Veterans Memorial in Kanapaha Park. The celebration focused on welcoming home returning service members of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.
A local shelter offers a place to stay for homeless veterans and veterans overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction.
The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.
Some of Gainesville’s homeless express indifference about voting while others cannot vote at all.
Elections workers prepared for Election Day on Monday. They packed up supplies to distribute across the county and taught new volunteers how to work the equipment.
Gainesville’s homeless prepare for the cold, and local shelters are ready to provide additional help.
Members of the community gathered in Pugh Hall on Wednesday to support Charlie Crist in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
Loften High School’s Growing Education Training program is bringing job skills and healthy living to intellectually disabled students. The gardening-based program hopes to bring the students’ products to local school cafeterias.
Governor Rick Scott continued his “Get Out the Early Vote” bus tour on Tuesday with a stop in Gainesville at David’s Real Pit BBQ to rally voters and encourage them to head to the polls early.