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Alachua County now leads all other Florida counties in the number of acres used to raise blueberries, but some local growers say this blossoming field is threatened by a shrinking supply of a key ingredient: pine bark.
Five things to know in and around the Gainesville, Fla., area for Thursday, June 24, 2014.
Police say one person was killed and two others seriously injured in a Dixie County crash after Sheriff Dewey Hatcher forced a stolen pickup off U.S. 19.
Now is the time to register children for school, Alachua County principals and school officials say.
Two years ago, a Kellogg Foundation audit of several grants to the University of Florida’s Lastinger Center for Learning found a number of discrepancies in record-keeping.
Police say the man been drinking and was involved in a road rage incident during a downpour Tuesday.
Trimark Properties seems to have its hands full of late as more tech pros look to take refuge in Innovation Square, the series of buildings being constructed and renovated between downtown and the University of Florida.
One of Gainesville’s rock ‘n’ roll landmarks is being gutted to make way for a new Social Security office.
Cymplify and the Institute for Workforce Innovation, two organizations with a shared vision of doing good things for good people, have teamed up to enhance the services at the Melrose Senior Community Center, now known as The Landing.
Earlier this week, Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy filed a stalking complaint against a Gainesville woman with whom he recently ended a six-month sexual relationship, according to a police report.
Three Gainesville men were arrested Monday in connection with a burglary in which police said a handgun, cash and credit cards were stolen from a truck.
Intense heat gives way to downpours, followed by cloying humidity that draws a sweat in the half-minute it takes to walk from the front door to the mailbox.
The Gainesville City Commission on Wednesday tentatively approved the proposed Gainesville Regional Utilities and general government budgets.
Stories from around the region for July 24, 2014 are featured.
The Florida Public Service Commission has been holding hearings this week that could result in allowing the Sunshine State’s big electric utility companies to significantly scale back their energy conservation goals.