The Gainesville City Commission voted Thursday to host a telephone town hall meeting in October on the proposed transportation sales tax initiative.
The Gainesville City Commission gave its initial approval for a permanent ban on Internet cafes in a quick, unanimous vote Thursday, although the proposal still needs a second vote from the board to become official.
Gainesville-based BioTork has what an outsider might figure to be a crazy idea -- turning such agricultural waste into fish food.
Alachua County Animal Services is teaming up with UF veterinary students to hold an adopt-a-thon Saturday at which all adoption fees will be waived.
With the summer home buying season starting to wane, Alachua County buyers closed on 255 existing single-family homes in July, up nearly 4 percent from the 246 sales in July 2013, while the median sales price shot up 14 percent to $194,000 from $170,000 a year ago.
In a marriage of human resource service companies, Skillsoft Corporation announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gainesville-based SumTotal Systems.
Whether enjoying a can at a tailgating party or sipping a pint at a bar while watching the game on TV, two Gainesville breweries are on their way to satisfying the city's thirst for craft beer just in time for football season.
The Gainesville Police Department received a new set of wheels that has the capability to resist gunfire and mine blasts.
Mom's Kitchen, once a well-known and much-loved local restaurant that became a highly debated lightning rod when the city bought it, was demolished this week, leaving behind only rubble and memories.
Eight people who chose to move here, stay here to start a business or work to improve their community answered that question at the iG Forum on Wednesday at the Hippodrome Theatre.