Tag Archives: 8th Avenue

Future of NW 8th Ave. discussed

The Public Works Department discussed changes to NW 8th Ave. at a meeting in the A. Quinn Jones Center Tuesday night. The department is suggesting reducing the current four lane road to two lanes due to pedestrians and bicyclists in the area.

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Small fire at Oak Park High Rise soon extinguished

Gainesville Fire Rescue Press Release Gainesville Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke coming from the Oak Park High Rise at NE 8th Avenue at 8:00 p.m. last night.  The building’s fire alarm system activated and the buildings residents, mostly elderly, began to evacuate as firefighters arrived.   The smoke …

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