There will be singer and rapper T-Pain and comedian John Mulaney in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Outside on the Reitz Union north lawn, there’ll be a giant inflatable obstacle course, a mechanical shark, music from DJ Olympus, free food and T-shirts
An inmate who escaped the Alachua County jail Thursday morning later returned, Alachua County sheriff's officials said.
The Villages retirement community, about 60 miles south of Gainesville, was the nation's fastest-growing metro area last year with a 5.4 percent increase that raised the population to 114,000 residents.
Alachua County fared well in a national county-by-county snapshot of residents’ health, while several rural North Central Florida counties continued to struggle with significant issues.
Alachua County Schools have just turned over a new leaf — literally.
Wal-Mart is opening three smaller neighborhood markets in Gilchrist, Dixie and Putnam counties this year.
Margaret Warrington, one of the pioneering women of the newspaper industry and a former features editor of The Gainesville Sun, died in Houston, Texas, of leukemia. She was 97.
A bill threatening criminal punishment for wage theft received an early nod this week from a Florida Senate committee.
Jeff Lane has been named the new chief of Gainesville Fire Rescue, a position he has held on an interim basis since the retirement of Gene Prince in November.
One person was taken by ambulance to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville following a two-vehicle crash on State Road 121 north of LaCrosse early Thursday afternoon.