Jenkins grew up listening to her grandmother tell stories about their family members serving in the military or being bought and sold into slavery.
When the Civil War ended 150 years ago, hundreds of Confederate soldiers gathered in Waldo to turn in their guns, pledge allegiance to the union, sign a parole form and be freed to return to whatever was left of their homes and families.
Intervention and prevention are the primary tools Chief Tony Jones of the Gainesville Police Department likes to use when fighting crime.
As the sun set on a recent Friday evening, Gainesville Police Officer Patrick Hopkins IV walked through the Gardenia Gardens apartment complex.
The Gainesville Police Department’s Duval Initiative to link residents to resources and services was born out of the Greater Duval Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative project.
As a pastor, the Rev. Marie Herring believes in doing all she can to help people transform their lives, and she has that same spirit when it comes to the Duval neighborhood where she was born and raised.
Nobody in Charles Anderson’s family has ever ended up in an old folks’ home, and he sure doesn’t want to be first.
A warm temperatures and sunny skies are expected throughout much of the week, with highs in the low 90s and high 80s, according to the National Weather Service.
A 2-acre sea of yellow and green greeted eventgoers as they drove into Coon Hollo Farm in Micanopy on Saturday.
A stretch of Southwest 20th Avenue between Tower Road and 34th Street is concerning to reader Lisa Hawkins, especially the west end toward Tower Road.