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When Dr. Scott Myers, an orthopedic surgeon at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, begins knee replacement surgery these days, he feels a little like he does when he’s setting out on a road trip, plugging his destination into his GPS.
Newberry Road traffic in the Jonesville area is often a source of irritation for people who write to Lane Ranger including, most recently, Le Jones.
Early voting to Tuesday’s Gainesville City Commission races closed Saturday with a weeklong turnout that topped previous pre-election balloting.
While a colorful, scaly dog/dragon sculpture is the focal point of the Town of Tioga Winter Fine Art Fair, it is not the only interesting metal piece at the show.
An outbreak of chicken pox that swept through a handful of Alachua County schools two years ago seems to no longer be an issue.
A red 1937 Ford Pro Street and a black 1939 Chevrolet Sedan, both modified with one side of their hoods open and parked at opposing angles, greeted car lovers as they entered Saturday’s Original Cruz-In.
Five things to know for Saturday, March 8, 2014 are featured.
One is no longer the loneliest number. At least it’s not at the University of Florida, where No. 1 has plenty of company at the moment.
This year, the start of Passover coincides with FCAT testing, and observant families will be forced to make a choice: change the way they celebrate or risk poor scores on a high-stakes mandatory test.
The last campaign contribution reports that will come out before the March 11 city elections were released Friday.
Alachua County government is already tracking the progress of legislation of particular interest to the County Commission.
A cavernous hole exists on the University of Florida campus where the Colonnade used to stand, stretching across the space between the Reitz Union and the Constans Theatre.
Finishing a roughly two-year process, the City Commission has approved changes allowing more downtown events with alcohol and increasing the number of times a year that bars may pull a permit to serve alcohol outside at tent parties on their property. The changes passed unanimously Thursday night.
Painting with a Twist, a new “paint and sip” franchise, opened Thursday at 618 NW 60th St., in place of the relocated Spa Royale off of Newberry Road.
Around the region for March 8, 2014.