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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.
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.
The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.