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With a wave of high-profile future retirements looming, the city of Gainesville and Alachua County governments aim to groom newer employees for advancement.
There is not much activity going on behind the green chain-link fence surrounding the construction site on Roosevelt Island, just some yellow heavy equipment moving around the rubble of the partially demolished Goldwater Specialty Hospital.
A love of cooking has paid off for Aaliyah Harris, a senior at Eastside High School who won the title of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ regional student chef ambassador for Northeast Florida.
The University of Florida and Florida A&M University have forged a grant-funded partnership to train and mentor more minority cancer researchers.
A toy under the Christmas tree. A blanket to shield from the cold. Something to eat for dinner. A safe place to sleep.
Alachua County and the city of Waldo have scheduled a joint meeting Tuesday to discuss a proposed agreement for enhanced services by the Sheriff’s Office and a disputed bill for $80,000 in police radio fees.
The Gainesville Renewable Energy Center has received its Title V air operation permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, which includes regulations on air emissions that the biomass plant is already meeting.
Dec. 15 is the deadline for math and science teachers to nominate seventh-grade girls for Tech Trek’s weeklong science camp for girls, which is sponsored by the American Association of University Women.
Five things you need to know for Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.
The Gainesville Police Department fired an officer after he had sex with a young woman he had arrested for shoplifting and illegally gave her alcohol, according to a report.
Kent Fuchs cuts a striking figure as he strides across the arts quad at Cornell University, pointing out his favorite buildings.
Some residents who walked by Five Bar on Thanksgiving Day seemed reluctant to enter the swanky restaurant for a free meal.
Students dig their hands deep into the soil in the Ethnoecology Garden across from Lake Alice at the University of Florida, listening to the sounds of birds, bees and owls, learning about the sustainable ways of farming.
Kent Fuchs will take over as the 12th president of the University of Florida on Jan. 1.
A man who told GPD he was attacked by an Orlando man on Sunday was himself jailed Tuesday afternoon on a charge of filing a false police report.