Waldo families and officials are furious after schools Superintendent Owen Roberts’ announcement Monday that he plans to close Waldo Community School to all but pre-kindergarten and Head Start students and bus older children to Shell Elementary in Hawthorne.
When Melanie Bracewell walked into the Alachua County Tax Collector’s office last week to renew her University of Florida license plate, she was presented with a new tag that started with the letters HPV.
The Bo Diddley Community Plaza has just been closed for a year-long renovation project that will give the public space a fresh look and new features for people to enjoy once it eventually reopens.
Seven years of statewide budget cuts combined with a lack of aggressive cost-cutting plans have left Alachua County Public Schools in a financial lurch, auditors say.
A man who investigators believe knows what happened to a Gainesville mother who went missing last month remained in the Alachua County jail Tuesday.
Alachua County officials are banging heads, again, with municipal leaders in the long-running debate over how to handle future annexations.
A Gainesville native is the new head of the museum that tells the history of Gainesville and Alachua County.
Christopher A. Days, 43, was arrested on one count of Medicaid provider fraud involving more than $65,000 following an investigation by the Attorney General's Office.
A Gainesville man was arrested on Monday evening after he was accused of stealing a woman's purse from her car and then using her debit card to pay his utility bill, according to a jail booking report.
Local college or university students have the opportunity to apply for a $1,200 scholarship through the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections.