Mainstreet Daily News Gainesville logo

News

News

Top U.S. officials meet with Mexican government to discuss migrant surge

Dec 28, 2023
U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested 10,000 people per day during December.
Health

DeSantis appoints UF nurse practitioner to cancer advisory council

Dec 28, 2023
Autumn Citta selected to Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council.
News

Poll: Under half of American voters trust major political parties

Dec 28, 2023
One-quarter of poll respondents have little or no confidence in either party's ability to fairly select presidential nominee.
Government + Politics

Ward reflects on first year, top issues for 2024 

Dec 27, 2023
Gainesville mayor looks at Eastside development and Vision Zero among his 2024 priorities.
Crime

Levy County Sheriff’s Office requests help to identify burglars

Dec 27, 2023
Multiple vehicle burglaries reported in Williston.
News

Mainstreet’s top feature stories of 2023 

,
Dec 27, 2023
Highlights from a year of milestones and innovation.
News

Semi crashes, catches fire on I-10 in Suwannee County

Dec 26, 2023
Tire blowout leads to accident near 283 exit.
Crime

Law enforcement arrests woman who shot 2 people at Walgreens

Dec 26, 2023
One victim killed, another in unknown condition.
News

Gainesville’s top news stories of 2023 

Dec 26, 2023
New GRU Authority and school rezoning take top spots.
Local News

Christmas crash kills 23-year-old on I-75

Dec 25, 2023
Florida Highway Patrol investigating accident.
National News

UF: Wildfires increasing in size, frequency across the Southeast

Dec 23, 2023
Study on wildfires looked at 36 years of data.
Education

Alachua County Public Schools updates proposed elementary rezoning 

Dec 22, 2023
Final vote on school rezoning comes before school board in January.
Government + Politics

Gainesville City Commission confirms GRU Authority’s control over bonds 

Dec 22, 2023
Bonds totaling $105 million set to expire in May.
Government + Politics

Judge dismisses Gainesville residents’ lawsuit against DeSantis

Dec 22, 2023
Lawsuit challenged creation of GRU Authority.
Featured

Gainesville Fire Rescue gives safety tips for holidays  

Dec 22, 2023
Holidays provide an increase in risk for fires.
News

Audubon Society adds tracking to help Florida kestrels 

Dec 21, 2023
Society has built, installed hundreds of nesting boxes.
Government + Politics

Gainesville uses expanded surtax for first road project

Dec 21, 2023
Expanded surtax provides extra $8.7 million annually for infrastructure projects.
News

Levy County Sheriff warns of potential “pop up” block party  

Dec 21, 2023
Party planned for East Williston area on Friday.
News

GFR extinguishes commercial building fire on NE 35th Avenue

Dec 21, 2023
No injures reported in Wednesday night blaze.
Health

UF keeps track of recent rise in bird flu across U.S.   

Dec 20, 2023
Virus is widespread in wild birds with sporadic outbreaks in poultry operations.
Education

UF releases $10 million to projects in fourth round of funding 

Dec 20, 2023
Funds to support space, agriculture and construction research.
News

Gainesville sets special meeting over GRU request delayed last week 

Dec 20, 2023
Item deals with $105 million in bonds.
News

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office opens new Hawthorne precinct

Dec 19, 2023
Sheriff Gainey hopes to place sub-stations in all Alachua County’s small communities.
Crime

Gainesville Police seek assistance in hit-and-run of bicyclist

Dec 19, 2023
Incident occurred on Dec. 10 along NW 6th Street.
1 24 25 26 27 28 235
crossmenu