Social workers, law enforcement officers and two School Board members were among those who filled the room for the inaugural public meeting of Peace4Gainesville, a new initiative aimed at tackling childhood trauma and the many social problems that arise from it.
A recent study led by a University of Florida researcher found that adult drug users with ADHD begin to use drugs at an earlier age than adult users who do not have ADHD.
A High Springs man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possessing child pornography after a popular image-sharing site reported some questionable images.
Two bills meant to restore faith in government -- one that would allow voters to create an independent panel to oversee Gainesville Regional Utilities and another that would change how annexation is handled -- got a boost Thursday.
A Thursday evening fire burned some golf carts and a facade at Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, a retirement community off Williston Road in Gainesville.
An Alachua County Fire Rescue truck pulled up to a burning building on Thursday as plumes of gray smoke belched from a two-story home.
A lack of state funding for school construction will force Alachua County to get creative with its stalled plan to increase school capacity west of Gainesville.
The man who attacked street-corner rapper Rafael “Raffy” Torres was sentenced Wednesday as part of a plea agreement on charges of battery and stalking for the April incident.
Three female stand-up comedians will be putting on an improv show in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Friday night.
Although the first proposed location for a skateboard micropark was nixed because residents opposed it, professional skateboarder Jimmy Lannon is excited about the potential of the pilot project he’s working with the city of Gainesville to establish.