Tag Archives: Gainesville

Pictures: UF Presidential Finalists Visits

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 5:11 pm

On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.

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Gainesville Officials Educated on Ebola Safety Procedures

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 10:50 am

The Louisiana State University Tigers defeated the University of Florida Gators 30-27 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in Gainesville, Fla.

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Gainesville Taxi Industry Voices Concern Over Uber

By on October 12th, 2014 | Last updated: October 12, 2014 at 11:06 am

Gainesville taxi business owners and drivers are concerned with the lack of regulations regarding Uber ride-sharing service since its arrival in late August. The decision on whether to impose regulations on Uber will ultimately be left up to the city commission.

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Family And Friends Remember Scooter Crash Victim

By on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 10, 2014 at 10:55 am

Friends and family members share their memories and loss of Marion Rose Harvey, 51, who was killed when her scooter was pushed into a pickup truck from an oncoming vehicle on Wednesday night, October 8, on SW 34th Street in Gainesville.

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City Commission Tests Telephone Town Hall Meeting

By on October 9th, 2014 | Last updated: October 9, 2014 at 5:54 pm

In an effort to better connect with residents, the Gainesville City Commission tested a “phone-conference” town hall meeting yesterday. Over 23,000 landlines were called.

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Two Gator Football Players Involved In Fight

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 3:10 pm

University of Florida Police responded to a fight involving two Gator football players outside the Heavener Football Complex on the UF campus. Both players withdrew charges against each other.

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Florida-Friendly Landscaping Saves Water And Fertilizer

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm

According to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Center for Public Issues Education (PIE) website, many Floridians are willing to do their part in conserving water.

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Grace Marketplace Residents Volunteer For Space In New Dorms

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 6:54 pm

Grace Marketplace offers new dorms to homeless who volunteer at the new shelter. Some pavilion residents prefer to stay outside in tents at Dignity Village.

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Activists Protest Outside UF Meat Science Lab For World Day For Farmed Animals

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Protestors gathered in Gainesville to raise awareness about the meat industry for the World Day for Farmed Animals. Animal activists gathered with signs outside the University of Florida Meat Science Lab Thursday morning and then again later on SW 23rd [...]

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