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Women are entering the Gainesville punk subculture as an alternative to the mainstream norm. According to Rose Vastola, lead singer of UV-TV, Gainesville welcomes creativity regardless of gender.
A Panama City Beach man accused of breaking into dozens of business across the state of Florida was arrested and is currently being held at the Bay County Jail under a $975,000 bond. Dwayne Bruce Officer, 43, is suspected of breaking into 20 Gainesville businesses the night of June 8.
Burrito Brothers Taco Co. held the grand opening for its new location on Friday. The restaurant moved into a new portion of the U14 building off University Avenue.
Members of local congregations hosted a public meeting with Mayor Ed Braddy Thursday night to voice concerns about increasing GRU rates. Braddy committed to finding a solution to residents’ concerns.
The relocation of the Union Street Farmers Market downtown location has brought changes for vendors. Charlie Lybrand, owner of Land of Flowers Farms and director of the market, said his business has decreased 50 percent since the move. Others saw increases.
The cost of youth sports is skyrocketing, keeping some children from playing. Some non-profit organizations and subsidized programs are applying for grants to sponsor less expensive options and give everyone a chance on the field.
911 dispatchers deal with long hours, low wages and urgent calls every day. The traumatic calls, especially, may lead to high levels of stress on and off the job.
The UF Pathway to Campus Enrollment program offers students admission to in-person classes after they complete UF Online courses and earn a total of 60 credits. Out of the 3,118 students who were admitted to PaCE, only 272 have accepted so far.
As summer rolls around and students leave north central Florida, local businesses make plans to fight the economic slump. This year, however, has been better than previous ones.
Once told she would have a difficult time making it to college, University of Florida graduate student Lydia Dildilian suffers from severe dyslexia. She has persevered through her art.