Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

CEO of University Hospital in Newark Resigns

John N. Kastanis, CEO at University Hospital in Newark has resigned amid requests for his ouster following a  New Jersey Health Department investigation of an outbreak that might have caused the death of three infants in the hospital’s neonatal int...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Remembering President George H. W. Bush

December 7, 2018 | : by William R. Harvey It was a privilege and honor for me to have a friendly and professional relationship with President George H.W. Bush. I found him to be an extraordinary man of love, values, principles, standards, honesty,...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Second man charged in Oct. 20 shooting

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko Wednesday Nov 7, 2018 at 12:52 PM Nov 7, 2018 at 12:52 PM A second Gainesville man suspected of shooting a girl during an Oct. 20 altercation was arrested Tuesday by the Alachua County Sheriff's Office. Nathaniel Williams...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

County's Agricultural Center goes to Newberry

By Sarah Nelson Staff writer Wednesday Nov 7, 2018 at 12:44 PM Nov 7, 2018 at 12:44 PM Alachua County leaders agreed on Newberry for the site of its new Agricultural Center, a space that will eventually host the County Fair and the Youth and Lives...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Perry wins re-election for Senate District 8

Independent Charles Goston pulled in about 4,200 votes district wide. The margin between Republican Keith Perry and Democrat Kayser Enneking was less than that. Republican state Sen. Keith Perry won his highly contentious District 8 race Tuesday by...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Clemons squeaks through in House District 21

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan Tuesday Nov 6, 2018 at 11:41 PM Nov 6, 2018 at 11:55 PM Republican Chuck Clemons successfully defended his seat in the state House Tuesday by a slim margin over Democrat Jason Haeseler. Clemons, R-Newberry, earned 51.6 perc...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Ted Yoho sails to fourth term in Congress

The Republican used endorsements from President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association to gain momentum and secure his seat for at least one more two-year term. Republican U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho defeated opponent Democrat Yvonne Haynes Hinson h...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Gloria Walker, Meshon Rawls win seats on bench

Both women will be sworn in as judges on Jan. 8. History was made Tuesday night when two African-American women were elected to area judicial seats. Gloria Walker easily outpolled David Robertson for the 8th Circuit bench while Meshon Rawls edged ou...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Sales tax hike will help repair, renovate schools

By Sarah NelsonStaff writer Tuesday Nov 6, 2018 at 11:26 PM Nov 6, 2018 at 11:43 PM The half-cent sales tax initiative to help fund Alachua County public school facilities passed Tuesday night, with 68 percent of votes in favor of the referendum. ...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 month ago

Paulson edges Tisher for third term

In a tight race, incumbent Gunnar Paulson held off April Tisher to retain his Alachua County School Board District 3 seat. Paulson ran on a platform of fiscal responsibility and school safety to earn a third term. Paulson said during his first two...