Sitting tall in his electric wheelchair, Reggie Tillman picked up a flower and scissors and began snipping.
Three Lake City residents — two of whom are teenagers — were seriously injured Friday afternoon in Columbia County when one vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with another, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Gainesville Fire Rescue Chief Gene Prince, who will retire from the city of Gainesville at the end of November, has been awarded a prestigious designation that fewer than 1,000 people worldwide currently possess.
As usual, people will line up outside the Friends of the Library warehouse on North Main Street Friday night, the night before the five-day sale begins, to have first dibs.
The recently formed Alachua County Black History Task Force is encouraging parents and the community to show support for the infusion of African-American history in the public school curriculum.
A confirmed case of enterovirus D-68 has some public school parents concerned, although school staff say the district is prepared to combat this and other respiratory illnesses.
Florida voters will decide on Amendment 2 in less than two weeks, but it's safe to say that the disagreement over medical marijuana and, more broadly, marijuana legalization will carry on well after Nov. 4.
A Lake City man arrested in Gainesville in an Internet child-sex sting, and who later was accused of trying to fake his death by leaving his boat in the Gulf of Mexico, has been convicted on several charges, including traveling to meet a child for sex.
Rhonda Smith battles with her own body as she struggles to stand from her electric wheelchair. Her legs don't work like they used to. Tasks like hanging up her clothes and taking a shower pose challenges after years of immobility.
The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is investigating the alleged rape Wednesday of a jail inmate by another inmate who is in custody on a sexual battery charge.