Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Community center coming to Micanopy

Stokes Center will offer life skills training and recrational opportunities Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker Organized basketball for boys, the opportunity to gain basic computer skills, and advice on how to write cover letters and resumes will be...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

City commission selects its new clerk

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan Gainesville city commissioners on Thursday unanimously chose their new clerk of the commission, who will handle compiling agendas, keeping records and other tasks. Omichele Gainey replaces the former clerk, Kurt Lannon, who...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Traffic crashes rise as citations drop

Gainesville, Alachua County law enforcement has put less focus on ticketing By Paige Fry and Beau Goergen Correspondents Traffic crashes, including fatalities, have risen sharply in Gainesville and Alachua County over the past four years as local la...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Video: 40 varieties sold in Poinsettia Sale at UF

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Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

City Commission debates firing GRU general manager

Commissioners Helen Warren, Harvey Budd, Charles Goston and David Arreola defended Bielarski, all saying they would not support such a shakeup of GRU’s management. Andrew Caplan @AACaplan The Gainesville City Commission on Thursday debated for about...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Critical Reading & the American Education System

The entirety of Geoffrey Galt Harpham’s slim but wide-ranging historical look at the rise of American English departments emerges out of a single anecdote. About 50 years ago, a young man, Mr. Ramirez, flees from Cuba to America. After years of stru...