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Among the roads that most often vex readers are Southwest 62nd Boulevard beside The Oaks Mall and the street it runs into — 20th Avenue.
Did you know you can get your favorite eats with a side order of entertainment at all of the Gainesville area McDonald’s restaurants?
When the State University System’s Board of Governors appointed health care executive Marsha Powers as the University of Florida’s newest trustee in late January.
Valentine’s Day is approaching and Gainesville offers many unique ways to celebrate the gift of love.
The exhibit "Long Road to Freedom: The Florida Black Heritage Trail" opens Tuesday at the Matheson History Museum.
Tim Broom stands in the lobby of the empty building that last served as a Verizon office. With a wave toward the building’s rear.
You’re right, we do love local food: The fifth “I Love Local Food” week kicks off today and local food supporters will coach you up from noon till 1 p.m. on the basics of starting seeds, with good insider tricks. Good info! And they invite you to bring a picnic and enjoy it at the farm, 7204 SE County Road 234. Details at
Robert Coulson II served in the Army Reserve and the Air Force National Guard, spending time in Kuwait and Qatar.
The 2016 Legislature will reach its midway point Wednesday, as the House and the Senate take up their budget bills on the floor.
More than 5,000 food stamp recipients in Alachua and Bradford counties will have to meet work-related requirements that took effect Jan. 1 or risk losing their food benefits.
South Korean Ha Na jang sank a birdie and celebrated emphatically on the 18th green Saturday to win the second Coates Golf Championship presented by R+L Carriers.
A proposal that would cut the number of scratch-off games the Florida Lottery offers was a big winner in a Senate committee this week.
Dozens of farm workers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.
Alachua County Animal Services and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will offer free pet adoptions to blood donors Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UF HealthStreet is hosting a free town hall event where experts and those in the community can talk about health.