Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 6 days ago

Family Fishing Day celebrates Father's Day

Cameron Barrs was the king of catfish Saturday. Barrs was among many anglers lining the ponds at Saturday morning’s Family Fishing Day at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences research facility off Millhopper Road....

Southeast / Virginia - 6 days ago

Annual judges' ratings list released

The Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association’s poll allows attorneys to anonymously and voluntarily rate judges in three broad categories: legal knowledge, communication skills and professionalism. The association released the 2018 poll on its websit...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Safety checks as swimmers, sun fill pools

More than 60 percent of Alachua County public swimming pools were satisfactory during the 2017-2018 operating year, according to a health department report. Go to one of the three Gainesville city swimming pools and look for a maintenance worker. Yo...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

County, city may buy 711-acre Weiss property

More trail space soon may be available to outdoor enthusiasts in Gainesville and Alachua County. A 711-acre parcel of land known as the Weiss property on the northern edge of the city of Gainesville between Northwest 43rd Street and U.S. Highway 44...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

CareerSource NF wins award for unique job fair

Staff report Friday Jun 15, 2018 at 5:42 PM Jun 15, 2018 at 5:42 PM CareerSource North 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-hunters...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

UF Health President Guzick to step down July 1

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko Friday Jun 15, 2018 at 5:02 PM Jun 15, 2018 at 5:02 PM Guzick told employees in a Friday announcement that his health and goals he'd achieved led to his decision to step down UF Health President Dr. David Guzick announced...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Michelle Obama Pushes Education Through Initiative

WASHINGTON — Former first lady Michelle Obama told first-generation college freshmen to surround themselves with a community to help them survive college. Obama was the first in her family to attend college. She said: “Finding a cohort for yourself...