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The ban on patterned shirts in Alachua County Public Schools has been lifted.
Most every day, large floating islands of grass get tangled along the docks at Grand Lake RV & Golf Resort, located on the shore of Orange Lake.
The University of Florida is among the 50 best public or private colleges in the nation for the money, according a report published by Money Magazine.
Car crashes and chases kept police moving Monday, including a near-fatal ramming and a pursuit that ended when a suspect jumped off a roof and knocked himself out.
The University of Florida — always a bridesmaid, never a bride when it comes to gubernatorial debates.
Connect2Compete, or C2C, provides affordable high-speed Internet connection for students in kindergarten through 12th grade who receive free lunch.
A public listening session on the proposed transportation sales tax referendum appearing on this November’s ballot is set for Thursday.
Consumer confidence reached a post-recession high in Florida for the second consecutive month in July, according to a University of Florida survey.
The red brick facade of UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is now covered by an array of blue, purple, red and yellow panels.
A Gainesville man was arrested Monday in connection with a July 17 midnight mugging.
A Gainesville man was arrested Monday after police allege he punched his pregnant girlfriend in the jaw.
Apartment turn season is a massive undertaking in a major college town with thousands of students to move and thousands of apartments to clean in a short time.
Jonesville-based OBMedical has secured $2.1 million in funding from a handful of investor groups to further develop its maternal-fetal monitoring sensor system.
The African American Accountability Alliance will host a meet-and-greet reception with Alachua County Public Schools’ new superintendent, Owen Roberts, on Monday.
CTD Holdings announced the company has closed on a $1.7 million sale of common stocks to private investors.