Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

New hotel to open in February, more on the way

By Daniel Smithson Staff writer A new hotel will open in Gainesville in February, leading the way for others in the works. The 10-story AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown, 151 NW 14th St., will open Feb. 20. It sits adjacent to the student-housing mammo...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Union looks at extending mining moratorium

The commission will vote on extending the moratorium to February 2019. Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker A little less than two years after temporarily closing the door to mining applications, the Union County Commission will vote on whether to reop...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Video: MLK event at Bo Diddley Plaza

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Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

FHP warns of smoke from prescribed burn

Staff report The Florida Highway Patrol is urging drivers to use caution near State Road 121 and County Road 236 because of smoke from a 29-acre prescribed burn. The fire is north of La Crosse near the community of Santa Fe. "Motorists are urged to...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Job hunting? Three job fairs on horizon

By Daniel SmithsonStaff writer For those on the hunt for work, CareerSource of North Central Florida will host several job fairs in the coming days. Wednesday, CareerSource NCFL will host a specialized job fair from 9 a.m. to noon at the Gainesvill...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Williston man killed by semi following crash

Matthew Chance Carlisle, 33, was killed, according to a Florida Highway Patrol media release. Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange A Williston man was struck and killed Sunday evening when he got out of his pickup following a crash at Levy County Road 3...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

IU Southeast Starts Program for STEM Teachers

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — A university in southeast Indiana has received a $240,000 grant to help local educators update their science, technology, engineering and math courses to meet requirement changes. Indiana University Southeast’s two-year grant is f...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

3 animals killed in Saturday house fire

By Chris BaldwinStaff writer Three animals were killed in a house fire in Gainesville on Saturday afternoon that may have been caused by an unattended candle. The occupants, who were not in the home at the time of the fire, were displaced but not i...