Tag Archives: Gainesville

Fall YMCA Football League Gets Benched

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 5:01 pm

One less youth football league will hit the field this fall. The North Central Florida YMCA youth flag football league has been sidelined due to lack of registered participants, which typically consists of at least 100 children. This change may [...]

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Apple Fanatics Line Up For New iPhone Release

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 3:40 pm

People began lining up as early as Thursday afternoon outside of some retail stores in Gainesville, waiting on the release of the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Five New Hotels May Spell Trouble for Gainesville Hotels

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:26 pm

Five new hotels will open in Gainesville over the next few years: the Hotel Indigo, the Hyatt, the Element, a Home2 Suites and a TownePlace Suites.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. Kentucky Wildcats

By on September 14th, 2014 | Last updated: September 14, 2014 at 2:58 pm

The Florida Gators won 36-30 in triple overtime in an NCAA football game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.

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Alachua County Animal Services Receives New Agility Equipment from Girl Scout

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:41 pm

A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles

By on September 7th, 2014 | Last updated: September 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm

The Florida Gators won 65-0 in an NCAA football game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday, September 6, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.

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Residents Collect Memories of Mom’s Kitchen

By on August 19th, 2014 | Last updated: August 19, 2014 at 5:51 pm

  Gainesville is saying goodbye to a neighborhood treasure following the demolition of the historic restaurant that served as a soul food and entertainment center for decades. Mom’s Kitchen, which was owned and operated by George Young and his family [...]

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City Responds to GRU Complaint on Fee Tax

By on May 28th, 2014 | Last updated: June 2, 2014 at 5:10 pm

The City Attorney and attorney representing Gainesville Regional Utilities have concluded the tax on the electric customer charge is justified.

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Former Prostitute Returns To Streets With Solutions

By on May 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: May 9, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Former prostitute and crack addict Jennifer Smith is using the lessons of her past to change lives today as the women’s director of the House of Hope. The Gainesville halfway house has outgrown its current location under Smith’s guidance.

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Backyard Hens, Chicken Coops on the Rise in Gainesville

By on May 1st, 2014 | Last updated: May 2, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Chicken coop and hen sales are on the rise in Gaineville and Alachua County.

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