More than a year has passed since Gainesville’s city auditor resigned and the search for a long-term replacement could end soon. Gainesville City Commission completed interviews Nov. 28 for three finalist candidates for city auditor. The applicants — Thomas Alger, Rory Galter and Stephen Mhere — come from distinct backgrounds …Read More »
A quarter of Alachua County’s middle and high school students use vape products. Here’s what’s being done to combat usage.
As a respiratory therapist, Alisha Berry knows firsthand the medical dangers e-cigarette and vape products have for kids. “They start coughing, and their lungs will literally collapse,” she said. From hospitalizations to addiction, Berry said the next generation of children need to be careful not to fall into a nicotine …Read More »
Gainesville City Commission’s annual audit comes closer to completion with Reichert House resolution
Amid a mostly empty auditorium, Gainesville City Commissioners announced the city’s newest update toward resolving its annual state audit, leaving six issues left. The Gainesville City Commission unanimously acknowledged an agreement made by the State Auditor General on Monday in a special meeting. The agreement ended state concerns around the …Read More »
The head of the Gator Collective, Eddie Rojas, announced Tuesday that his organization was "passing the baton" to Florida Victorious, which he said will become the primary group organizing payments to University of Florida athletes.Read More »