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Gainesville man dies in I-75 collision with semi

Jul 1, 2024
Sedan crashes into tractor-trailer parked on outside emergency shoulder.

6 dead in 5 Memorial Day weekend crashes

May 27, 2024
Five accidents occur in five area counties between Saturday and Sunday.

Dunnellon man charged with manslaughter for Marion County bus crash

May 16, 2024
Eight people died after bus with farm workers overturned on Tuesday.

Update: Troopers arrest driver for DUI after crash leaves 8 dead

May 14, 2024
Bus collides with Ford Ranger on State Road 40.

Metcalfe, Rawlings to switch to year-round school

Feb 2, 2024
ACPS one of three districts selected for four-year state pilot program.
Government + Politics

Local reps prep for 2024 legislative session

Dec 29, 2023
Less local legislation expected.

Gainesville startup aims to teach students inquiry skills 

Oct 24, 2023
Program uses ‘sandbox’ to guide lessons through student input.

Former state rep sentenced for COVID relief fund fraud

Oct 20, 2023
Joseph Harding receives four months in federal prison.

Person of interest identified in fatal Alachua County hit-and-run

Oct 2, 2023
Floral City man killed walking on US Highway 441.

Morriston man dies in motorcycle crash

Jul 26, 2023
Driver leaves County Road 464B in Marion County and collides with tree.
Local Living

Fishing report: Deep snappers and Orange access

Jul 22, 2023
Snappers out in deeper waters, Orange Lake construction projects slated.
Government + Politics

Alachua County OKs Gainesville wetland payment 

Jul 13, 2023
Payment covers development impacts on Hawthorne Road.
Government + Politics

Alachua County to get $24 million for broadband

Jul 7, 2023
Funds come as part of larger state initiative.

ACT to expand local state park  

Jun 9, 2023
Protection of area will continue link between Scrub State Park and Bar Hammock Preserve
Local News

Holiday weekend accidents claim 6 lives

May 29, 2023
Three accidents involved motorcycles.

FHP looking for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

May 13, 2023
Investigators searching for gray Chevrolet SUV.

Hawthorne harvests Farm Share supplies

Apr 29, 2023
Supplies intended for 250 families.

Hinson aims to secure source of stolen guns 

Apr 21, 2023
Filed bill regulates conveyance storage.

Former state rep pleads guilty to COVID relief fraud

Mar 22, 2023
Joseph Harding charged with wire fraud, money laundering and making false statements.

SW 66th Street bridge repairs to close I-75

Mar 10, 2023
Closure south of Ocala will lead to northbound I-75 detours on Monday and Tuesday.

Perry pushes elementary music bill after UF study 

Feb 20, 2023
Bill provides funds for music classes.

Governor proposes $479 million I-75 project

Feb 6, 2023
Local senator calls project ‘temporary.’

Tornado Watch issued in North Central Florida  

Jan 4, 2023
Weather service also warns of severe thunderstorms.

Ridaught: Alachua County seeks first Mr. Football

Dec 30, 2022
Buchholz’s Creed Whittemore, Hawthorne’s Jailen Ruth vie for state’s top player honor.