Usually, the superintendent makes one or two administrative appointments over the summer. During Tuesday's meeting of the Alachua County School Board, Superintendent Dan Boyd made 12 appointments.
Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter has asked for more office space since the mid-2000s, and the Alachua County Commission decided Tuesday that she'll have to wait a while longer.
Jon Thomas could be serious in guiding bereaved families during his 50 years as funeral director and owner of funeral homes and cemeteries.
A man attacked the mother of his 1-month-old child while she was holding their baby in her arms, police say.
A bicyclist who witnesses said was drunk and repeatedly falling off his bike into traffic was arrested on multiple charges after an officer confronted him and he fled on the bike while making a siren noise with his mouth.
The big challenge for the University of Florida in its pursuit of top 10 status as a public research university will be funding, President Bernie Machen says.
After its top two candidates have withdrawn from negotiations over the past two weeks, the Alachua County Commission hopes the third round of negotiations in its months-long search for a new county manager will succeed.
University Corners - the mix of apartments, retail and restaurant space and a hotel long-planned on a grassy field north of the University of Florida - goes before the City Commission Thursday evening.
After 80 vials of antivenin and 15 days in the hospital spent recovering from a bite by a full-grown eastern diamondback rattlesnake, Ben Smith is back home and doing well.
CurtCo Robb Media, publisher of the Robb Report and related luxury consumer guides for the wealthy, moved into a renovated former medical office in April to take advantage of local talent.