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By Lauren Verno on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 1:36 pm
A suicide memorial garden was dedicated to those who have lost their lives to suicide and to the family members and friends left behind afterward. The garden, which has been in the designing and building process for over a decade, was finally opened on Thursday to the public.
By Samantha Schuyler on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The idea of a homeless center was born eight years ago alongside an ambitious plan to end homelessness in Gainesville. In the years since, the city’s plan to construct a permanent shelter has taken many twists and turns, all of them captured in this timeline.
By Emily Cardinali on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 3:36 pm
(Photo credit: wonderlandforever/Flickr)
The effects of the Florida Legislature’s recent “bong ban” on Gainesville are still unclear. There have not been any tangible changes in arrests for illegal drug use or the public image of marijuana.
By Jeanna Arroyo on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm
The Community Foundation of North Central Florida will construct new facility with the support of a $500,000 donation. The foundation will have a permanent space after 15 years of serving the Gainesville community.
By Ben Baumer on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm
People from all over the world will be flocking to Gainesville’s downtown this weekend for the annual rock music festival.
Ironwood Golf Course in Gainesville and Palatka Golf Club are each headed in a more positive direction, despite years of operating at a financial loss.
By Kim Ortiz on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 6:07 pm
Gainesville Police Department installed a speeding radar last week in hopes of keeping residents and drivers safer. The radar was placed along Northwest 31st Drive after many residents voiced their concerns.
By Brittany Bokzam on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm
Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.
By Hannah Oliveto on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
A new search function added to the FDLE’s website can search sex offenders registered at colleges, universities and post-secondary schools.