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Saturday marked the opening day of the 29th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire at the Alachua County Fairgrounds.
Veterans and others concerned about how a Gulf War veteran was treated at the Clock Restaurant on North Main Street over his service dog protested in front of the business Saturday morning.
Ezzell, 37, was charged on Friday with one count of video voyeurism, according to records at the Alachua County jail. He was released on a cash bond of $1,000 Friday night.
When you’re the baddest beast roaming the swamps of Earth, you would think life would be pretty easy.
The Bradford County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Starke Police Department and Lawtey Police Department arrested five members of one family in the Lawtey area.
ReShonda Tate Billingsley, a national best-selling author and winner of the 2012 NAACP Image Award for her novel, "Say Amen, Again," will visit Gainesville this week.
Ten things you need to know for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.
Gainesville’s unemployment rate ended 2014 at 4.3 percent, the lowest level in more than six years, after the market gained 1,800 jobs over the year.
There, they experience long, sleepless nights and constant worry. They are surrounded by sterile white hallways and cold hospital beds. They eat bland, pre-packaged cafeteria meals and vending machine snacks.
Floridians would be able to register online to vote starting on July 1 under a bill introduced by Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-West Palm Beach.
A December surge to close on home sales before the new year led to the highest sales total since July in Alachua County.
Under a packed white tent on a gray Friday afternoon, UF Health Shands Hospital officials marked the ceremonial start of construction on a new $415 million hospital building that continues several years of growth at the medical complex.
A fire badly damaged an apartment in a complex along Southwest 20th Avenue on Thursday night, and adjoining units suffered some damage, according to Alachua County Fire Rescue officials.
Dark skies and brooding clouds will bring moderate to heavy rainfall with gusty winds to the Alachua and Marion county region through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Jacksonville.
A new eatery offering Greek dishes started welcoming customers a few weeks ago at the Roberts’ Stadium Club across from the University of Florida campus.