Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

Gainesville sees spike in senior housing plans

By Daniel Smithson Staff writer As its population grays, more affordable senior housing is being proposed in Gainesville. According to City of Gainesville planning documents, there are at least three proposed affordable housing projects set aside f...

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

The Conversation: Our fight with fat

Why is obesity getting worse? UF expert responds By Kenneth Cusi University of Florida Gyms across the country will be packed in the new year with people sticking, however briefly, to their New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Most of them do not k...

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

Talk will focus on lynchings, systemic racism

Staff report
 Patricia Hilliard Nunn will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Mennonite Church on the topic: "If The Trees Could Talk: Racial Violence & Injustice in Alachua County." Her talk is part of the Dismantling Racism series sponsored...

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

Scholars Find Solidarity at MLA Convention

Dr. Diana Taylor is president of MLA. Invigorated by animated discussions about research, teaching, literature, linguistics and careers in and outside of the academy, several thousand Humanities scholars braved the snow and frigid temperature to ga...

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

Report: Drunk woman hit stopped vehicle twice

By Chris Baldwin Staff writer An intoxicated woman was arrested early Saturday morning after police say she crashed into a car stopped at a red light and then crashed into it once again in an attempt to flee from the scene of the crash, according t...

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

Water fight lands in Supreme Court

By Gary Fineout and Mark ShermanThe Associated Press APALACHICOLA — Reminders of the oyster's pre-eminence in this slice of northwestern Florida are everywhere, from the shells that line the edges of downtown buildings to the paintings of oysters t...

Southeast / Virginia - 10 months ago

Warmer temps in the forecast this week

Christopher Baldwin @Chris_Baldwin Slightly warmer temperatures are forecast for this week with daily highs from the mid-60s to the mid-70s, according to the National Weather Service. Nightly lows, meanwhile, are expected to range from the low 50s...