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By Katie Campbell and James Torrez on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm
Mixed martial artists Garrett “G-Money” Holeve and David “Cerebral Assasin” Steffan fought on Saturday in Sullivan, Missouri. G-Money defeated his opponent in their much anticipated bout by submission in the second round.
By Leanna Scachetti on November 7th, 2014 | Last updated: November 7, 2014 at 3:28 pm
The Friends of Reserve Park organization is pushing to completely transform the asbestos-filled C.R. Layton Army Reserve into a memorial for the reservists who spent time there while also creating a recreational space for the Gainesville community. Some Gainesville officials, though, worry about the cost.
By Kali Kavouklis on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 4:39 pm
A local homeless shelter will soon be offering a new laundry program to its residents. On Nov. 6, Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, received new laundry equipment provided by the City of Gainesville using money donated by the [...]
By Seantyel Hardy on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 2:06 pm
Dunnellon is using funds from a Florida Department of Environmental Protection grant to finish a section of path that connects the Dunnellon and Blue Run trails. The trail will now fully support hiking, jogging, biking and rollerblading after its expected completion in December.
By Cassidy Whitson on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 6:04 pm
Members of the community gathered in Pugh Hall on Wednesday to support Charlie Crist in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
By Amanda Wood on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 6:34 pm
Bicycle accident fatalities are on the rise in Florida, with head injuries as the leading cause of death. Experts are urging bicyclists to wear their helmets and motorists to follow the laws.
By Kyle Follansbee on October 24th, 2014 | Last updated: October 24, 2014 at 2:42 pm
With the controlled release of the air potato leaf beetle in Florida and around the U.S., the aggressive air potato vine finally has a predator.
By Cassidy Whitson on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 10:09 am
A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.
By Katelin Mariner on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced funding for the third and largest phase of early restoration projects to combat the Deepwater Horizon (BP) Oil Spill of 2010 on Oct. 7. Although $100 million was allocated to Florida by the Deepwater Horizon [...]