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Lauren Rowland

Lauren is a reporter for WUFT News. She can be reached at news@wuft.org or 352-392-6397.

Gainesville To Allow Alcohol In Vehicles for Hire

Taking a “roadie” to the bar is legal again in Gainesville, in some circumstances, including Uber. The city passed an ordinance allowing open alcoholic beverage containers in vehicles for hire Thursday. The clause states that drivers cannot be in possession of open alcoholic beverage containers, but does allow passengers to have them in …

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Photos: Local Pups Display Holiday Spirit at Howl-O-Ween Event

Local dogs played, swam and strutted their stuff at the Ghoul and Drool Howl-O-Ween event in Gainesville on Saturday, October 24. The city's parks, recreation and cultural affairs department hosted the party for the pooches and their owners at the H. Spurgeon Cherry “Westside” Swimming Pool from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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