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Local News

FHP launches traffic enforcement operation

Jul 19, 2021
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) continues its crackdown on dangerous driving, focusing on speeding and seat belts this week during Operation Southern Shield. The enforcement event […]
Covid-19

Shands: COVID-19 cases on the rise

Jul 19, 2021
UF Health Shands Hospital is treating 70 patients with COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase from 14 patients just 16 days ago and half the number […]
Health

Radio stations draw blood donors, give tickets

Jul 17, 2021
Horns kept honking Saturday at the DJs Unite for LifeSouth blood drive as five Gainesville radio stations broadcast live from the sidewalk off Newberry Road in […]
Health

UF adds mobile clinic stop in East Gainesville

Jul 16, 2021
UF added a new stop to its Mobile Outreach Clinic last week. Every Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., workers will station the mobile unit […]
Local Living

Studio art tour kicks off Friday

Jul 15, 2021
This weekend, local artists will draw back the curtains and let visitors go behind the scenes to see how a wide spectrum of art is created, […]
Local News

City hall evacuates over air quality concerns

Jul 15, 2021
Gainesville City Hall employees had to wait outside for Gainesville Fire Rescue to perform an air quality check after evacuating the building around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. […]
Health

Blood drive unites local radio stations

Jul 15, 2021
Local residents can feel the beat of music while saving lives Saturday at the first DJs Unite for LifeSouth event, featuring local DJs from Magic 101.3, […]
Crime

GPD identifies, searches for serial school burglar

Jul 14, 2021
The Gainesville Police Department (GPD) is asking for the public’s help locating a man they say has broken into three area schools in the last week. […]
Local News

Hawthorne wins $500K grant for downtown facelift

Jul 13, 2021
Hawthorne took a big step closer to a redesigned downtown when the Florida Department of Environmental Protection awarded the town a $500,000 grant to install stormwater […]
Business

Local doctors thrive using new health care model

Jul 12, 2021
After decades of studying and practicing medicine, Dr. Shenary Cotter hit a crisis point around 2017. She was burned out and ready to quit. “I was […]
Business

UF debuts rotating restaurant concept

Jul 10, 2021
Restaurant Row just completed its second week in the Reitz Union on UF campus. The new initiative places a rotation of local eateries in the food […]
Local Living

Want $10,000? Catch some pythons for FWC

Jul 8, 2021
Got the guts to win $10,000? The Florida Python Challenge starts tomorrow, and for the first time, a sponsor is putting ten grand on the line […]
Local News

Alachua, Columbia counties see less damage than expected

Jul 7, 2021
The eye of Tropical Storm Elsa maintained a northward trajectory and skirted Alachua and Columbia counties, but wind and heavy rains on already saturated ground sparked […]
Local News

Here’s a list of Alachua County closures

Jul 6, 2021
Alachua County services, schools and businesses are closing Wednesday ahead of Hurricane Elsa, which is expected to make landfall Wednesday morning as a Category 1 storm. […]
Local News

Suwannee, Levy counties open public shelters

Jul 6, 2021
Suwannee and Levy counties are opening shelters for those who may not have a safe place to ride out Tropical Storm Elsa, which is expected to […]
Business

Local DJ restarts remote broadcasts, giveaways

Jul 6, 2021
Headed south past Paynes Prairie, Cam Loggins listens to background music while navigating the I-75 traffic in the company Hyundai with Magic 101.3 emblazoned on the […]
Local Living

Locals cool to ‘Freedom Week’ tax holiday

Jul 2, 2021
Floridians can celebrate two kinds of freedom during this Fourth of July weekend, but area residents and businesses seem to only be planning for one. Earlier […]
Local News

Counties urge vigilance as Elsa veers toward Florida

Jul 2, 2021
Forecasters upgraded Tropical Storm Elsa into the first hurricane of the season early Friday. While Elsa’s potential path is still broad and its potential arrival not […]
Crime

Teen arrested for shooting 12-year-old

Jul 2, 2021
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office (ASO) has made an arrest in the case of a Gainesville 12-year-old who suffered multiple gunshot wounds earlier this week.  The […]
News

ARP proposals, feedback head to city commission

Jul 1, 2021
The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) on Wednesday wrapped up the last of four community feedback sessions about how Gainesville should spend its $32 million […]
Local Living

Alachua gearing up for fireworks reboot

Jun 30, 2021
After a year off due to COVID-19, fireworks will light up the Alachua sky this Sunday for “the largest small town fireworks display in America.” The […]
Crime

ASO investigating shooting of 12-year-old

Jun 29, 2021
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office (ASO) is investigating a shooting incident that left a 12-year-old child seriously injured early Tuesday morning.  Deputies responded to a shooting […]
Crime

ASO recovers car connected to Daytona police shooting

Jun 28, 2021
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office (ASO) recovered a car involved with the shooting of Daytona Beach police officer Jason Raynor last week. The gray 2016 Honda […]
Local News

GFR deploys personnel to aid Surfside rescue effort

Jun 27, 2021
As first responders work around the clock in search of survivors of a Thursday morning building collapse near Miami, Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR) has sent personnel […]