Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 4 days ago

Third-party mailing center targets county residents

By Gabriella Paul Correspondent Monday Jun 18, 2018 at 6:22 PM Jun 18, 2018 at 6:22 PM Some residents have received election-related mail from a voting center based in Washington, D.C. that local election officials say could serve to confuse voters...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 days ago

Conservancy bat Kuri recovers from surgery

She’s known for stealing items from people, such as hats or glasses, and playing with her keepers’ hair Kuri is a special bat at the Lubee Bat Conservancy. “She is the only spectacled flying fox in the western hemisphere,” said Jessica Scrivener, he...

Southeast / Virginia - 5 days ago

Woman dies, two injured in I-75 crash

By Chris Baldwin Staff writer Sunday Jun 17, 2018 at 7:03 PM Jun 18, 2018 at 12:19 PM A Georgia woman was killed and two others were injured Saturday afternoon after two vehicles were involved in a crash on Interstate 75 that occurred when both dr...

Southeast / Virginia - 5 days ago

No easy path to obtain medical cannabis

Cost, delays, red tape can make it hard to get help Over-the-counter pain medication had become an enemy for Chris Breyfogle before the Marine veteran met Dr. Justin Davis. The 1,600 milligrams of ibuprofen he took daily led to Barrett's esophagus,...

Southeast / Virginia - 5 days ago

Driver critically injured in Levy County crash

By Chris Baldwin Staff writer Sunday Jun 17, 2018 at 7:03 PM A woman and a man from Chiefland were seriously injured early Sunday morning following two-vehicle crash that occurred on Northwest 70th Avenue in Levy County. The accident occurred at a...

Southeast / Virginia - 5 days ago

CareerSource NCFL wins award for unique job fair

Staff report Friday Jun 15, 2018 at 5:42 PM Jun 17, 2018 at 5:07 PM CareerSource North Central Florida and its business services manager have won an award from the U.S. Department of Labor for the agency's "Reverse Job Fair," an event at which job...

Southeast / Virginia - 5 days ago

Daily forecast: More rain this week

By Chris Baldwin 
Staff writer Sunday Jun 17, 2018 at 4:24 PM Jun 17, 2018 at 4:24 PM Another week with a chance of rain each day is in the forecast for the Gainesville area, according to the National Weather Service. Daily highs, meanwhile, shoul...

Southeast / Virginia - 6 days ago

Marine vet signs on for medical cannabis

Racked by pain and stress, Gainesville man seeks relief with legal marijuana Chris Breyfogle remembers when he came to in Haile Plantation — about 10½ miles from the downtown Gainesville bar where small talk about military combat with a fellow veter...