Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Elderly Couple Celebrates Valentine’s Day Together at Nursing Home

By on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 7:36 pm

The Phillipses have been in love for nearly 60 years.

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Florists Discuss the Business and Preparation of Valentines’s Day

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 11:25 am

Local florists have greatly prepared for their busiest holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day.

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Valentine’s Day Blood Drive Takes On New Meaning For Gainesville Residents

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 8:22 pm

Gainesville residents host a blood drive on Valentine’s Day to honor their grandson who has leukemia.

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In the News: Baby fed bleach, Fla. deputy resigns, Sandy Hook shooter’s possible motivation, Pistorius says girlfriend’s death unintentional

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 11:22 am

Carron Herman Washington is accused of feeding his 2-month-old daughter bleach in Ocala, Fla. | Gainesville.com – After being fed bleach, a 2-month-old Ocala baby is recovering at Shands hospital at the University of Florida. Ocala father Carron Herman Washington […]

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Feb. 18, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 3:05 pm

A video bringing together the top local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: apartment burglary, gas prices in Florida, Maker’s Mark decision reversed, Oscar Pistorius trial, Syria embargo

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Valentine’s Day brings increased business to local florists, candy shops

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 2:20 pm

For some Gainesville businesses, Valentine’s Day is the busiest day of the year.

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Local Life: ‘Living Proud’ Bruce Blackwell and Brandy Wight still celebrate Valentine’s Day after 47 years

By on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Bruce Blackwell and Brandy Wight have been together for 46 years and say that they are proud to be gay. Blackwell, 71, and Wight, 97, met in 1966 and got legally married in September 2004 in their hometown of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. WUFT News photographer Wesley Rodriguez followed the couple on Valentine’s Day 2012.

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Love is in the air, with flowers

By on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:13 pm

Valentine’s Day sales continue to increase as the deadline for  people to buy gifts for their loved ones approaches.  

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