Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 6 days ago

Perry pushes texting while driving bill

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan The Florida Legislature's 2018 session is just a few days underway and stopping people from texting and driving seems to be a high priority. A bill, filed by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, unanimously passed the Senate’s T...

Southeast / Virginia - 6 days ago

Modeling Student Success

As a kid growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Michelle Rosemond would sometimes accompany her father — who was born in Haiti — to his evening college classes. “Dad was an adult learner,” recalls Rosemond, whose research focuses on organizational a...

Southeast / Virginia - 6 days ago

Man, 40, accused of punching, biting officer

By Chris Baldwin Staff writer A Fort White man was arrested Friday night in Alachua after police say he punched and bit an officer during a traffic stop. The man continued to fight with police through being shocked by a Taser stun gun twice, and on...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Praying for Kindness in 2018

I can remember people many years ago making New Year’s resolutions. These were things we wanted to either start doing or possibly do better. Yes, I too, began making these New Year’s resolutions. Quite honestly, I didn’t start to make the resolution...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Aligning Faith With Diversity

Messiah College — a small, liberal arts Christian college located in Pennsylvania, just a few miles from Harrisburg — has always prided itself on its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. For years, the college had a special assistant...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Alachua hosts Artwalk Jan. 19

Staff report Main Street Alachua will host an Artwalk the evening of Friday, Jan. 19. The event runs from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in downtown Alachua, with live music and art. The self-guided tour will feature a local artist and reception in each parti...