Category : Southeast

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Eastside High students take part in walkout

Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker Students at Eastside High School joined others around the nation in a National School Walkout. Organized by students at the school, the walkout at Eastside involved going to the school’s track and field area to hea...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 day ago

Man, 34, charged in sexual battery

Staff report A 34-year-old man was charged with touching a girl inappropriately over the last 1½ months, Gainesville Police reported. Joshua L. Sorrell, whose address wasn't listed, was charged with sexual battery of a victim between 12 and 18 year...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 day ago

Health: Childbirth is Killing Black Mothers

(TriceEdneyWire.com) Tennis superstar Serena Williams revealed she needed an emergency C-section and had multiple surgeries after giving birth to her daughter Alexis. The day after the operation, she got terribly sick, and doctors found several smal...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 day ago

Will the Lame Duck Speaker Quack?

(TriceEdneyWire.com) The rats are leaping off the sinking ship! Paul Ryan says he wants to spend more time with his teenagers, but he likely also doesn’t want to be part of the losses Republicans are likely to experience in November (unless the Dems...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 day ago

Gentrification In D.C. Is Microcosm For Nation

By many measures, the revitalization of neighborhoods across Washington, D.C. has been a windfall for the city. Fueled by higher tax revenues and property values, the city is awash in construction cranes, new libraries, restaurants and retail, and m...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

Faculty votes to support workers

The University of Florida Faculty Senate voted Thursday to recommend UF find a way to transition long-term temporary employees to full-time positions with benefits. Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange The University of Florida Faculty Senate voted Thur...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 days ago

City joins lawsuit over gun rules

As the law now stands, county and municipal governments can’t enforce stricter gun regulations than the state. If they do, elected officials risk being removed from office and are subject to a $5,000 fine. Andrew Caplan @AACaplan Gainesville will be...