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How can action-oriented people make a difference in a pandemic?

Mar 29, 2020
COVID-19 vs. Us EDITOR’S NOTE – Mainstreet Daily News is seeking stories about individuals and organizations coming together to push back against the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s entitled […]
Local Living

It’s about the burgers (not the coronavirus) at Loosey’s

Mar 29, 2020
Editor’s Note Mainstreet Daily News, in a collaboration with Noel Leroux, founder of Gainesville Downtown, is spotlighting downtown businesses to learn how each one is coping with […]
Local Living

So what are the animals doing at the Santa Fe College teaching zoo?

Mar 28, 2020
The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo closed to the public on March 16th, but you can still check in with animal residents and zookeepers via Facebook […]
Local Living

Top Hog shows love to its community

Mar 28, 2020
It’s all about love for Top Hog BBQ.  “Top Hog BBQ takes the time to make our recipes with love,” it states on its website. “We […]
Local Living

Flacos: A late night mainstay transitions to takeout in the midst of COVID-19

Mar 28, 2020
Editor’s Note Mainstreet Daily News, in a collaboration with Noel Leroux, founder of Gainesville Downtown, is spotlighting downtown businesses to learn how each one is coping with […]
Inspiration

More than 300 families get the gift of food at Archer church from mobile pantry

Mar 27, 2020
When 15,000 pounds of food roll in to local food pantries, High Springs Mobile Pantry Director Anna James and dozens of volunteers sprang into action and […]
Local Living

Big Lou’s Pizzeria: We are fighters

Mar 27, 2020
Editor’s Note Mainstreet Daily News, in a collaboration with Noel Leroux, founder of Gainesville Downtown, is spotlighting downtown businesses to learn how each one is coping with […]
Local Living

Hitchcock’s donating more than 3,000 meals to communities in need

Mar 26, 2020
As part of their ongoing efforts to help local communities during the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Hitchcock’s Markets, in partnership with the Hitchcock’s Charity Foundation, […]
Local Living

V Pizza: Preparation makes for a smooth take-out transition during COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020
Downtown Spotlight Mainstreet Daily News, in a collaboration with Noel Leroux, founder of Gainesville Downtown, is spotlighting downtown businesses to learn how each one is coping with […]
Local Living

County commissioners consider leasing hotel space for first responders

Mar 25, 2020
First responders in Alachua County who are afraid of exposing family members to COVID-19 are sleeping in their cars County Chair Robert Hutchinson said during the […]
Local Living

County commissioners want more protection for frontline workers

Mar 25, 2020
Alachua County Commissioner Marihelen Wheeler wants employees working on the front lines of local businesses deemed essential to be better protected from exposure to COVID-19. During […]
Local Living

Dragonfly Sushi transitions from weekend hotspot to a takeout model during COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 25, 2020
Editor’s Note Mainstreet Daily News, in a collaboration with Noel Leroux, founder of Gainesville Downtown, is spotlighting downtown businesses to learn how each one is coping with […]
Local Living

County gives Stay At Home order an overhaul

Mar 24, 2020
The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners held an emergency meeting on March 24th to iron out some details and make changes to the Stay At […]
Business

With the winds of coronavirus blowing, we’re all in this together

Mar 24, 2020
 On Friday, March 13th, 2020, I threw out the window a hard and fast rule I had lived by professionally for almost 35 years… and I […]
Local Living

Alachua County announces COVID-19 emergency meeting

Mar 24, 2020
The County Commission is having an Emergency Meeting today at 5 p.m. The meeting is to discuss the COVID-19 emergency. There will be no motions or […]
Local Living

Downtown Wine and Cheese Shop enduring despite COVID-19

Mar 24, 2020
Editor’s Note Mainstreet Daily News, in a collaboration with Noel Leroux, founder of Gainesville Downtown, is spotlighting downtown businesses to learn how each one is coping […]
Local Living

Governor closes State Parks

Mar 23, 2020
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Department of Environmental Protection announces that at the direction of Governor DeSantis and to successfully uphold CDC guidance to maximize social distancing […]
Inspiration

Gainesville Fire Rescue team reads to kids via Facebook

Mar 23, 2020
Fire and Life Safety Educator for Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR) Krista Ott has found a way to reach out to kids during the COVID-19 battle. Ott, […]
Local Living

Alachua County limits dental procedures to ‘urgent’

Mar 21, 2020
 Alachua County issued an Order limiting dental procedures to urgent dental care only: “Dentists and those who practice under their license shall not perform any elective […]
Local Living

Gainesville puts restrictions into place for bus services

Mar 20, 2020
In order to help protect our community against the spread of COVID-19, the City of Gainesville’s Regional Transportation System will implement additional changes to bus routes […]
Inspiration

Community Foundation of North Central Florida restructures “Amazing Give” to fund relief efforts for area non-profits

Mar 20, 2020
Today, the Community Foundation of North Central Florida announced the launch of an emergency relief initiative to help sustain area nonprofits taxed by unprecedented strains on […]
Business

Camp Run-A-Mutt offers pickups/deliveries for pet daycare and boarding

Mar 19, 2020
We opened our doors for business on December 16th. We are a completely cage-free daycare and boarding business with grooming right on site. We have over […]
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Humane Society seeks emergency foster homes and adopters in response to COVID‐19

Mar 18, 2020
The Humane Society of North Central Florida (HSNCF) is monitoring CDC guidelines and complying with all state and local mandates in regards to the outbreak of […]
Local Living

Newberry declares State of General Emergency

Mar 18, 2020
The Newberry Commission agreed to enter a General State of Emergency on March 17th. “We know why we are all here,” Mayor Jordan Marlowe said as […]
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