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A long-running dispute over whether Gainesville Regional Utilities has illegally tacked a tax onto customer bills heads for a one-day trial in small claims court Tuesday.
Each school day, a platoon of children from Duval Elementary Fine Arts Academy marches along Northeast Eighth Avenue to the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center.
Brenda Phillip is among the business owners in the Duval neighborhood who had been feeling the consequences of a bad element in the area.
As the sun set on a recent Friday evening, Gainesville Police Officer Patrick Hopkins IV walked through the Gardenia Gardens apartment complex.
Jenkins grew up listening to her grandmother tell stories about their family members serving in the military or being bought and sold into slavery.
The Gainesville Police Department’s Duval Initiative to link residents to resources and services was born out of the Greater Duval Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative project.
A warm temperatures and sunny skies are expected throughout much of the week, with highs in the low 90s and high 80s, according to the National Weather Service.
A 2-acre sea of yellow and green greeted eventgoers as they drove into Coon Hollo Farm in Micanopy on Saturday.
A stretch of Southwest 20th Avenue between Tower Road and 34th Street is concerning to reader Lisa Hawkins, especially the west end toward Tower Road.
A Gainesville man was arrested early Saturday morning after police say he broke into a backyard shed and stole nearly $400 worth of property, according to a GPD report.
Five months ago, Rose Courter survived a horrifying incident that no teen should ever have to endure.
With just a few days left until graduation, Eastside High School senior Megan Mathew has squeaked in one last honor.
Events and observations happening in honor of Memorial Day around the Gainesville, Florida, area.
A woman was hospitalized in stable condition after she drove onto a sidewalk and hit a power pole, which trapped her in her car Saturday afternoon.
Intervention and prevention are the primary tools Chief Tony Jones of the Gainesville Police Department likes to use when fighting crime.