Tag Archives: Gainesville

Wheelchair-Bound Woman Rides Again With A Little Help From HOPE

By on April 14th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 4:52 pm

Lauren Ault was diagnosed with a brain stem tumor seven years ago. Now, despite being wheelchair-bound, she has found independence with HOrses Helping PEople.

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Swamp Head Brewery Introduces Species to New Conservation

By on April 14th, 2015 | Last updated: April 14, 2015 at 3:01 pm

When Swamp Head Brewery moved into their new location, off Southwest 34th Street in Gainesville, in January, they saved one acre of their land for conservation. The brewery is working toward creating an environment that is reflective of their tasting room, “The Wetlands.”

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Human Remains Believed To Be Missing Gainesville Mom

By on April 13th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Investigators with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office believe they have recovered the remains of Keyanta Williams. Williams, a Gainesville mother of four, went missing in early February.

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Noah’s Endeavor Celebrates the End of Their Softball Season

By on April 12th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 3:54 pm

The children, friends and family of the Noah’s Endeavor program came together Sunday afternoon for their Awards Picnic. The program meets every Sunday afternoon at Albert Ray Massey (Westside) Park in Gainesville, Florida, to give children with developmental and physical disabilities a place to play.

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UF Students, Staff Attempt To Save Heritage Trees

By on April 11th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 5:36 pm

The people behind a social media campaign that took root over night are celebrating a little victory for a very big tree.
After discovering a unique tree on the University of Florida’s campus is scheduled for removal because of construction, a group of students and faculty rallied to save it.

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Mid-Century Home Nominated To Preserve Architectural History

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 10, 2015 at 1:57 pm

Mid-century home in Gainesville was nominated to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Gainesville Modern hopes to preserve the great collection of mid-century architecture, like the Cassisi home resting in North Florida.

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In The News: SeaWorld Sued, U.S. and Cuba Meet To Discuss Relations, Hillary Clinton To Announce Candidacy, Gainesville Man Shot

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 10, 2015 at 1:22 pm

SeaWorld faces second proposed class action lawsuit over orca treatment – SeaWorld is facing its second class action lawsuit in recent months. The new lawsuit focuses specifically on the Florida SeaWorld and focuses on the conditions and treatments of the orca whales. Orlando […]

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Online System Aims To Reduce Traffic Congestion In Gainesville

By on April 8th, 2015 | Last updated: April 8, 2015 at 6:08 pm

A new online traffic control system is aiming to reduce traffic congestion on Gainesville roads. The total cost for the system was about $172,750, installed on

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Satchel’s Bartender Shares Metalworking Skills Through Gainesville Workshops

By on April 7th, 2015 | Last updated: April 6, 2015 at 6:10 pm

When he’s not working as a bartender at Satchel’s Pizza, Jordan Bortstelmann forges his own tools using a hammer and anvil in his workshop, Crooked Path Forge. He spent years honing his skills as a blacksmith and wants to share his smithing knowledge with the community.

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Gainesville Resident Named Southeast Region Caregiver Of The Year

By on April 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 3, 2015 at 5:46 pm

When Beth McAvoy began working as a caregiver with Right at Home, an in-home care service provider for seniors, she never expected to receive so much praise for something that came naturally to her.

After only one year of working there, the national Right at Home franchise named her the Southeast Region Caregiver of the Year.

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