An Ocala man was arrested Sunday night after police say he led them on a two-block chase in the stormwater drainage system after police tried to arrest him on battery charges.
Jasmine Reynolds, a junior in classical studies at the University of Florida, pores over a treasure trove of old newspaper articles, finding one about former professor Bob Cannie, who lost his job at UF after getting arrested at a Vietnam War protest in St. Petersburg.
Superheroes, princesses and children dressed as festive Purim cookies walked the red carpet at the Hippodrome Sunday afternoon for the opening event of the Fourth Annual Gainesville Jewish Film Festival.
Three seats on the Gainesville City Commission are up for grabs in Tuesday’s election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Early voting to Tuesday’s Gainesville City Commission races closed Saturday with a weeklong turnout that topped previous pre-election balloting.
The last campaign contribution reports that will come out before the March 11 city elections were released Friday.
Pump prices rose about 3 cents from last week nationwide with southeastern states making smaller gains.
Painting with a Twist, a new “paint and sip” franchise, opened Thursday at 618 NW 60th St., in place of the relocated Spa Royale off of Newberry Road.
While a colorful, scaly dog/dragon sculpture is the focal point of the Town of Tioga Winter Fine Art Fair, it is not the only interesting metal piece at the show.