As the weather gets colder, homeless people need shelter. Andrew Louthan and Jason Cook are two people in need of a place to stay. Louthan is a 58-year-old veteran who has been homeless for three decades. Cook, a Gainesville local, found himself homeless three years ago. Both men found a home at Grace Marketplace. At the shelter, they receive food, clothes and healthcare to name a few.
Labor union leaders speak out against a bill giving the state control over GRU
Local labor union representatives gathered in front of Gainesville City Hall on Thursday to protest a bill that would allow Gov. Ron DeSantis to appoint an independent governing board for Gainesville Regional Utilities.