Glory Reitz

Government + Politics

Gainesville approves GRU Authority ballot initiative 

May 23, 2024
Gainesville residents to vote in November.
Government + Politics

Pro Ball, Naturals baseball fight eviction

May 22, 2024
The last two Newberry City Commission meetings have been packed with young baseball players, imploring the commission to end a lawsuit to push the Naturals baseball […]

School board silent on Newberry Elementary charter vote claims

May 22, 2024
Conversion opponents ask board to take a stand.

School board passes Reichert House charter application 

May 21, 2024
Board directs organization to keep working on application, budget.
Government + Politics

Alachua, Alachua County to partner on Pinkoson Spring restoration

May 20, 2024
Citizens ask for historic preservation to be prioritized.
Local Living

Newberry celebrates 79th annual Watermelon Festival 

May 19, 2024
Officials say Newberry’s event is longest-running watermelon festival in America.

‘Here I am, send me’: First Black graduate recounts integrating Gainesville High School  

May 17, 2024
LaVon Wright desegregated GHS despite FBI warnings of danger.

2018 book examines desegregation in Alachua County

May 17, 2024
Gainesville native captures contention of the time.

Gainesville Christian Preparatory School to offer individualized learning 

May 15, 2024
School can accept about 100 K-12 students.
Government + Politics

Newberry staff to assist with charter conversion application

May 13, 2024
EFN plans to open in 2025, opposition still says vote failed.
Local Living

Children’s Table co-founder celebrates 95th birthday

May 10, 2024
Bill Brown also nominated for CNN Heroes Award.

HCA breaks ground on new hospital

May 9, 2024
Healthcare corporation also celebrates grand opening of emergency room.

ACPS maintains Newberry Elementary charter vote failed 

May 7, 2024
Marlowe: Newberry Commission to take next steps Monday.
Government + Politics

Children’s Trust allocates $250K for gun violence

May 7, 2024
Joint meeting with county also covers literacy assessment update.

State rules Newberry Elementary School charter vote successful 

May 6, 2024
School district says it is awaiting state notification.

Historic Perkins home moved to Dudley Farm 

May 4, 2024
House will now be restored to historical interpretation.

Archer citizen angst grows over concrete batch plant

May 2, 2024
Notice failure in March left application stagnant.

Hosseini: UF going slow on selective admission for P.K. Yonge 

May 1, 2024
President Sasse says there is a fourth option to reach compromise.

Cheer family blossoms with RADDSports

Apr 26, 2024
Program practices at Alachua County Sports & Events Center.
Government + Politics

Library district’s long-range plan prioritizes growth, expansion 

Apr 24, 2024
Alachua County Library District earns 19th clean audit report in a row.
Government + Politics

Newberry passes first reading of big box store zoning in progress 

Apr 23, 2024
Commission also requests to cancel joint meeting with BOCC.

Buchholz math team wins state competition 

Apr 22, 2024
Team brings back 231 trophies over the weekend.

SOS Newberry condemns Marlowe, Clemons 

Apr 19, 2024
Statement issued by non-profit group calls to "end divisive campaign" following charter conversion vote.

School board approves Metcalfe, Rawlings year-round calendar 

Apr 17, 2024
Though still not satisfied, board approved calendar in time for state deadline.