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.
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the alleged rape Wednesday of a jail inmate by another inmate, the agency announced on Friday morning.
A Gainesville man has been jailed on battery and grand theft charges after he allegedly beat his soon-to-be former girlfriend and then stole her car from a southwest motel.
Two employees with the Florida Department of Children and Families voluntarily transferred to lower-paying roles in the wake of a Sept. 18 murder-suicide that left six Gilchrist County children dead.
Martin Luther King III will be in Gainesville at an event organizers hope will bring voters to the polls early for the General Election.
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.
Florida's economic growth doesn't always come as quickly to smaller, rural communities such as Newberry, Jesse Panuccio told a gathering of city officials and local business leaders at the Easton Newberry Sports Complex on Wednesday evening.
This weekend, Gainesville Pride Days will conclude its 22nd celebration with several first-time events: A Womyn's Dance, pub crawl and Pride Brunch.
A Gainesville man has been found guilty of six counts of sexual battery of a child involving the 4-year-old son of his then-girlfriend and sentenced to multiple life sentences.
A dump truck loaded with dirt overturned in Putnam County Thursday morning, blocking County Road 308-B for several hours.