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A man was killed and a woman injured when a single-engine airplane crashed Saturday morning at the City of Ocala/Ocala International Airport.
Celebration Pointe’s eminent domain lawsuit against its neighbor, the Reserve at Kanapaha apartments, was shaping up as a case of public good vs. private benefit.
Its Super Tuesday Alachua County-style this week, as voters in the city of Alachua, Archer and Newberry all head to the polls to vote in their local elections.
The dragsters that roar down the strip at the Gainesville Raceway can make the quarter-mile pass faster than the cars Saturday on a course that was more like 25 yards, but that wasn’t the point.
Two busy Gainesville intersections will get some much-needed improvements starting Monday, but the work will mean some inconvenience for drivers and pedestrians.
In late March, President Barack Obama appeared at a national summit on heroin and prescription drug addiction and pushed for better treatment options and access to health care to address an opioid epidemic that contributed to more than 28,000 deaths in 2014.
On Friday, Pope Francis released a major church document titled “The Joy of Love,” in which he stressed the importance of making decisions based on one’s own conscience instead of solely off of the Vatican rule when dealing with matters of love as relates to sex, marriage and family life.
Hiking and running for a cure for diseases has become a common form of fundraising. But for some military veterans, their hikes are not raising awareness for a cure. The hikes are the cure.
Gainesville Regional Utilities has moved to join Jacksonville’s power company in a plan officials say will save millions of dollars a year — savings that could be passed on to customers in the form of lower rates.
300 Alachua County elementary school students and 110 middle school students woke up on a teacher workday Friday and went to Buchholz High School to do math.
In the Superintendent’s Math Challenge, elementary and middle school will show they’re better at math than we could ever hope to be.
The Waldo Community School building has been empty last summer, when the city’s only school closed after almost 150 years.
The Los Angeles-based dance company Bodytraffic was formed by two women who wanted to dance.
A Starke man was sentenced Thursday to multiple life terms for the 2012 killing of a Union County man during a home invasion robbery, the Eighth Circuit State Attorney Attorney’s Office reported.