Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Video: Gator Citrus Sale

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Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Hoggetowne fair returns, seeks volunteers

Staff As would-be knights start to polish their armour in anticipation the 32nd annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, the city of Gainesville is looking for a few good squires to help make the event a continued success. The fair will be held at the Ala...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Man, 83, dies after crash during test drive

Staff report An 83-year-old man died at the hospital Tuesday night after the pickup truck he was test driving slammed into a tree on Waldo Road. Donald R. Hartman was killed in the accident, according to a Gainesville Police Department media releas...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

“No, I Do Not Work Here”

Last month, I had the fortunate opportunity to participate in an academic conference for higher education scholars and a weekend long professional development opportunity for aspiring university presidents. I was surround by experts in the field, cu...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Gainesville plans rally to uproot invasive plants

The fourth annual Great Invader Raider Rally to remove non-native, intrusive plants across Gainesville, will be Saturday, Jan. 27. Formerly known as the Great Air Potato Round-Up, the rally continues a tradition that began more than 16 years ago as...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

County farmer's market to accept SNAP benefits

The Alachua County Health Department Farmers' Market will be open each Friday from 8 a.m. until noon, weather permitting, beginning Dec. 15. The market at 224 SE 24th Ave. is expected to help families on the east side Alachua County find fresh, loc...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Man, 18, charged in Slim Jim boost

Staff report An 18-year-old Archer man Alachua County deputies say swiped $48 worth of Slim Jim snacks from a convenience store was charged petty theft, criminal mischief and aggravated assault, records show. Logan Tindale of Southwest 89th Avenue...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

County offering to buy some flooded properties

Robbin Lane, Hills of Santa Fe, Meadowbrook and Hayes Glen were neighborhoods at the top of the list presented by County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete. Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker County officials will be reaching out to property owners in some nei...