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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 Carla Bayron on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 6:43 pm
Without enough support from senior voters, Amendment 2 will struggle to pass on election day.
By WUFT News on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm
Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.
By WUFT News on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am
Charlie Crist made a stop on the University of Florida campus to rally support and encourage students and Gainesville residents to vote. The race will come to an end on November 4 when voters will cast their vote for governor.
By Kelly Audette on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 6:54 pm
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.
By Lauren Flannery on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 3:41 pm
Punk music festival Fest will have bands perform for the first time at Bo Diddley Community Plaza Halloween weekend. The use of the venue comes with ordinance changes Fest organizers have been waiting three years for.
By Qianwen Zhang and Leanna Scachetti on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm
Voters were encouraged to take full advantage of early voting on Sunday at Gainesville’s Empowerment Sunday organized by the African American Accountability Alliance of Alachua County. Martin Luther King III attended.
By Norman Galang on October 24th, 2014 | Last updated: October 24, 2014 at 11:11 am
Sanctuaries are struggling to take in primates as researchers and pet owners forgo euthanasia for better homes.
By llflannery on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:58 pm