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City Commission meeting, Factory Seconds Brass Trio performance, pet photos with the Easter Bunny, a screening of "Rosa Luxembourg" and more.
Voters in the upcoming runoff elections for two Gainesville City Commission seats can hear the candidates at a forum on Friday.
Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Libya caused oil prices to briefly spike last week, and Florida gas prices responded in kind.
The best. That’s what Santa Fe College can say about itself after receiving the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence on March 18, arguably the most prestigious award for an American community college.
The gleaming new Mercedes-Benz was beside the tee. The hole was 165 yards away. Lanard Isaac swung, the ball soared. It hit the green and rolled into the hole.
Rushad Eggleston, known as the cello goblin, stood on stage wearing diagonally-striped, multicolored neon pants with a white T-shirt that had a similarly striped snake on it, a green pointed cap and a fluffy pink split tail.
Lt. Col. Chike Williams experienced his most important moments growing up in the Porters community in Gainesville, and on Saturday he returned to have one more.
Two students from Eastside High School have qualified for the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair based on their wins at the Alachua Regional Fair.
Beverly Giordano wrote about some confusing signs for drivers turning left out of the Ronald McDonald House onto Southwest 16th Avenue, which is supposed to be right-turn only.
A Gainesville man was arrested early Saturday morning after police say he attacked another person with a knife at a Kangaroo gas station, according to a GPD report.
A Keystone Heights man was killed in single-vehicle crash on U.S. 27 in Suwannee County after he was thrown from his vehicle when it flipped over early Sunday morning.
Moderately warm days are expected to give way to cool evenings throughout much of the week, which is expected to begin with some chances of rain and thunderstorms.
One species of moth has discovered how to avoid becoming dinner for the bats that prey on them.
A longstanding water runoff problem is threatening to turn a wetlands area in the environmentally sensitive Little Orange Creek Preserve into uplands.
The University of Florida is poised to make the great leap forward into the future of higher education.