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Gainesville honors fallen service members on Memorial Day

May 27, 2024
Over 100 community members attend event.
Government + Politics

Alachua County hears initial budgets by constitutional officers 

May 8, 2024
County manager to present proposed budget in July.
Government + Politics

Gainesville, law enforcement unveil gun violence responses

May 3, 2024
City launches overarching initiative to coordinate response.

Trial date set for racial discrimination lawsuit against former Sheriff Watson 

Apr 8, 2024
Deputy claims he was passed over for promotion due to race.

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office opens Newberry precinct

Mar 27, 2024
Sheriff says Newberry may be first precinct to reach full staffing.

Peaceful Paths marks 50 years of community service 

Mar 22, 2024
Art exhibit to be on display April 5-May 5.
Local News

Officials call for community response to gun violence 

Mar 11, 2024
Eastwood Meadows community prayer event draws no neighborhood participants.

ACSO detectives arrest Eastwood Meadows murder suspect

Mar 7, 2024
Teenager charged with shooting death of 24-year-old man.

Suspects involved in Lake City murder arrested

Feb 28, 2024
Law enforcement locates two men reportedly involved in Feb. 26 incident.

Alachua 4K gang members receive federal sentences

Feb 26, 2024
Last 12 defendants sentenced for drug trafficking, firearm charges.

Grand jury indicts man for 2010 Gainesville murder of Buchholz student 

Feb 5, 2024
Defendant already serving a life sentence.

Butler Plaza opens Alachua County Sheriff’s Office substation 

Jan 25, 2024
Sheriff says new precinct helps ACSO operate more where the population is.

Publix breaks ground in Newberry 

Jan 4, 2024
Officials say coming store signals economic development.

Mainstreet’s most-viewed stories of 2023 

Dec 29, 2023
Top stories include Publix coming to Newberry, Florida’s gas prices and Rex and Brody Act signed into law.
Local Living

Law enforcement agencies unite, bring hoops to AMIKids

Dec 27, 2023
Gainesville students receive new basketball hoop.

Mainstreet’s top feature stories of 2023 

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

Gainesville’s top news stories of 2023 

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

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.
Government + Politics

Alachua sheriff notes issues with new jail phone system

Dec 12, 2023
Jail transitioned to three, free 15-minute calls per day.
Government + Politics

Local officials bring projects, concerns to state representatives

Oct 25, 2023
Annual legislative delegation meeting held at Santa Fe College.

Alachua County delegation to meet at Santa Fe, discuss priorities

Oct 24, 2023
Annual delegation meeting set for 1:30 p.m.
Government + Politics

Gainesville commission honors Chief Jones, remembers Dylan Roberts  

Oct 19, 2023
City also approves sale of old RTS station. 
Local Living

Annual Blessing of the Badges service to be held Sunday  

Oct 18, 2023
Abiding Faith Christian Church to honor first responders.

Rick Scott voices support for new Alachua County sheriff  

Oct 13, 2023
South Dakota governor also speaks at Republican event.