Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Higher temps in the 70s expected this week

Christopher Baldwin @Chris_Baldwin While daily temperatures should be a tad higher this week — with daily highs ranging from the mid-60s to the upper 70s — chilly evenings with low temperatures ranging from the low 40s to the upper 50s are in the f...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

More tips on transitioning employees

Last week, we discussed employers' legal obligations after an employee notifies them that they’re planning to transition from their current gender to the other. This is a slow, sensitive process, taking about two years. I advised the employer to be...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Collectors Day event draws 1,200 to Florida Museum

“Anything and everything you can think of, somebody collects it,” said Kaitlin Gardiner, marketing and public relations coordinator for the Florida Museum of Natural History. By Rebecca Santana Correspondent Buttons, dolls, spatulas, albums, elephan...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Garage glitch may be costing city dearly

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan A busted payment system and an unmonitored parking garage may have cost the city of Gainesville a steady stream of tens — if not hundreds — of thousands of dollars, one local developer says. There is no sure way to know exac...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Assets seized at Prioria Robotics

In early December, an Alachua County jury found that Prioria Robotics had breached its contract with Condor Aerial. Andrew Caplan @AACaplanDeborah Strange @DeborahJStrange Law enforcement and movers were at Prioria Robotics on Friday morning, seizin...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Family: Petty died of accidental drug overdose

The Los Angeles coroner's office confirmed that Petty had a variety of medications, including fentanyl and oxycodone in his system. The Associated Press NEW YORK — Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Archer Road Chick-fil-A on the move

City planning documents show Chick-fil-A hopes to build a new, 4,791-square-foot restaurant at 3938 SW Archer Road. Daniel Smithson @DanielTSmithson Plans filed with the city of Gainesville might make chicken and waffle fry lovers ask: Why did the C...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Stranded whale death remains mystery

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko A marine mammal rescue team from the University of Florida spent hours in late June trying to rescue a short-finned pilot whale in the Gulf of Mexico near Steinhatchee, only to have to euthanize it. In its death, the whale...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Official's comments stir up oil-drilling debate

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Despite U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s declaration last week that Florida wouldn’t be considered as part of a White House offshore oil-drilling proposal, waters near the state’s Gulf and...

Southeast / Virginia - 4 months ago

Forecast: Sunny and warmer this weekend

Staff report Look for another frosty morning on Saturday in Gainesville, then a warming trend. The forecast low for Saturday morning is 32 degrees, with widespread frost after 5 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Then it will warm up...