A 10-minute drive from downtown Gainesville is a new trail that winds by small creeks through a forest filled with loblolly pines, oaks and sweet gums -- and it is just one of several trails that are planned at the new Newnans Lake State Forest.
Already on a one-year probation for hazing, the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at the University of Florida has been suspended following reports that its members yelled at and spit on wounded military veterans vacationing in Panama City Beach last weekend.
Planners hoping to make University Avenue more friendly for bus riders, walkers, cyclists and drivers had a meeting Thursday evening to gauge public sentiment.
A poll of likely voters in Gainesville shows a plurality but not a majority are in favor of changing the governing structure of GRU to an independent board, while 68 percent think their utility bills are too high.
With the announcement earlier this month that Foley intends to sell all of its 560,000 acres, it is clear that the company will not be the developer.
A local developer and some elected officials sorely want $37 million in federal funds to complete the missing mile of Southwest 62nd Boulevard.
While local law enforcement officers say a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting the use of police dogs in traffic stop searches will have little effect, a defense attorney who often represents people in dog-related cases said it will make a difference.
Police arrested a Gainesville man Friday morning after saying he robbed two people with a handgun.
A University of Florida fraternity already on conduct probation is under investigation after being accused of disrespecting a group of disabled military veterans by spitting on them and stealing their flags at a Panama City Beach resort last weekend.
In marriage, reaching 50 years is an important milestone. The Rev. Roland Julien, pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church, views his 50 years of priesthood in the same way.