By Sarah Daly on November 25th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:32 pm
On September 29, city commissioners will prove the city is willing to serve those in need by making dinner for the homeless at GRACE Marketplace.
By Bradley Williams on November 20th, 2014 | Last updated: November 26, 2014 at 1:44 pm
Publix is moving to the small city of Alachua and will compete with the only other grocery store there called Hitchcock’s Markets. Residents are excited to see more diversity in their grocery shopping.
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By Tanima Mehrotra on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.
By Whitney Lavaux on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: November 11, 2014 at 4:57 pm
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.
By Leah Harding on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm
A local shelter offers a place to stay for homeless veterans and veterans overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction.
By Christine Preston on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm
The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.
By Jessica Alpern on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:24 pm
Some of Gainesville’s homeless express indifference about voting while others cannot vote at all.
By Adriana Barbat on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 10:14 am
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.
Man in Boy Scout costume arrested for resisting officer – A man dressed as a Boy Scout was arrested Saturday morning for resisting police. Eric P. Fagan, 24, caught the attention of the police after his car was facing the […]