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Hawthorne community raising funds for championship team rings

Mar 14, 2020
Hawthorne Mayor Matt Surrency is helping two Hawthorne High School teams get championship rings by launching a fundraising effort on Facebook. Both the Varsity Boys and […]
Local News

Gainesville officials announce Telephone Town Hall to discuss coronavirus

Mar 14, 2020
City of Gainesville COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall, event cancellations, impacts to operations   March 18th: COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall The City of Gainesville will host a […]
Education

Alachua County Schools closed until March 30th

Mar 13, 2020
    Jackie Johnson, the Public Information Officer for Alachua County Public Schools, released the following statement in regards to school closings: Late this afternoon, Florida […]
Local News

Election Alert: Early Voting ends Saturday

Mar 13, 2020
The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office released a reminder that tomorrow is the final day for early voting in the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary and […]
Local News

Scherwin Henry: An action verb running for the Gainesville City Commission

Mar 13, 2020
Scherwin Henry is an action figure. Even at age 67, he is a verb in a world full of nouns. Most politicians and elected officials want […]
Education

Alachua County Public Schools cancels extra-curricular activities and field trips through March

Mar 13, 2020
    Jackie Johnson, the Public Information Officer for Alachua County Public Schools, released the following statement in regards to extra-curricular activities, and field trips. Alachua […]
Local News

Second case of coronavirus announced in Alachua County

Mar 13, 2020
The City of Gainesville released the following statement involving coronavirus updates:   The Florida Department of Health has announced new positive cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in […]
Education

Alachua County schools remain open, but the situation is fluid

Mar 12, 2020
    Jackie Johnson, the Public Information Officer for Alachua County Public Schools, released the following statement in regards to school closings and the coronavirus outbreak: […]
Local News

County Chairman: “I’m not a big fan of rodeos”

Mar 12, 2020
The Alachua Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a set of fees and rules for events held at the County Agriculture and Equestrian Center in Newberry. […]
Local News

County Commissioners address anonymous correspondence

Mar 12, 2020
On the same day that the Alachua Board of County Commissioners approved amendments to a whistle-blower ordinance, they also spelled out where they stand on anonymous […]
Local News

Gainesville officials monitoring coronavirus

Mar 12, 2020
Coronavirus    City of Gainesville officials are actively monitoring reports about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) as the numbers of Americans infected with the virus continues to rise. […]
Inspiration

What does it take to have the heart of a champion?

Mar 11, 2020
There were two standing ovations offered by a crowd of 300 people at the March 10th Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Heart of Champions Banquet. Don […]
Education

High School Baseball: PK Yonge blasts Eastside 12-0

Mar 11, 2020
Last night, the P.K. Yonge baseball team cruised to a 12-0 win in six innings at Eastside.  The Blue Wave put the game away early with […]
Local News

Scam Alert: The 2020 Census

Mar 11, 2020
Alachua County Communications and Legislative Affairs Director Mark Sexton presented a Census scam to the Board of County Commissioners and said he wants all residents to […]
Local News

First case of coronavirus identified in Alachua County

Mar 11, 2020
Tallahassee — The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) announced eight new positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida, including one person in Alachua County.  According […]
Education

Girl’s Softball: Humphrey is perfect again! Gainesville blanks Newberry 10-0

Mar 10, 2020
Gainesville senior pitcher Alissa Humphrey tossed her third perfect game of the season on Friday night.  The Jacksonville University signee struck out all 15 batters she […]
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Suspects remain at large after High Springs goes on lockdown yesterday

Mar 10, 2020
The town of High Springs was on high alert yesterday as troopers, deputies, and officers from multiple agencies, including the Alachua (ACSO) and Columbia County Sheriff’s […]
Local Living

Rainfall deficits add to ongoing dry conditions

Mar 10, 2020
 Most of the St. Johns River Water Management District is seeing dry conditions, with 16 of its 18 counties experiencing a 12-month rainfall deficit, including three […]
Local News

Local medical facilities take precautions against the spread of (COVID-19) coronavirus

Mar 9, 2020
If you approach the entrance of North Florida Emergency West facility on Newberry Road west of Oaks Mall you will first be greeted by a sign […]
Business

Under $2 a gallon coming to Florida?

Mar 9, 2020
Florida gas prices should go even lower this week, potentially sinking below $2 per gallon in some markets. Crude and gasoline futures prices were sent into […]
Local Living

Tumbling Creek Park has a new name

Mar 9, 2020
The City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to celebrate the renaming of Tumblin Creek Park to Cora P. Roberson […]
Local News

Updating Breaking News: Highway Patrol enters the pursuit of armed suspects in High Springs

Mar 9, 2020
Updated at 11:30am:  The Florida Highway Patrol has now joined the High Springs Police Department, as well as the Alachua and Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in […]
Local News

Florida Health Department: Call ahead if you suspect symptoms of coronavirus

Mar 9, 2020
The Florida Department of Health(FDOH) announced on March 7 a new presumptive positive case of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Florida. The case is 180 miles […]
Local News

High Springs Police, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office looking for armed subjects

Mar 9, 2020
Updated at 11:30am:  The Florida Highway Patrol has now joined the High Springs Police Department, as well as the Alachua and Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in […]
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