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UF rolls out university-wide rebranding campaign: For the Gator Good

By Kelcee Griffis

University of Florida is changing its message.

On Aug. 29, UF rolled out a new branding campaign called “For the

Local YouthBuild chapter wins $1.1 million Dept. of Labor grant

A local nonprofit has received its third grant from the U.S. Department of Labor — this time, in the sum of $1.1 million.

What do five new hotels mean for Gainesville?

By Kelcee Griffis

It’s no secret that out-of-towners flock to Gainesville for fall football weekends and that hotel rooms in the Swamp vicinity

County sets Plum Creek public hearing dates

As promised at an early July meeting, the Alachua County Commission has rolled out four public hearing dates on the topic of Plum

SumTotal announces acquisition by NASDAQ-traded Skillsoft

A Gainesville-based human resources company is being acquired by a global corporate training provider.

SumTotal recently announced it is in the process of

Cox extends discounted internet services for low-income families

National cable and internet service provider Cox recently announced it will extend its discounted high-speed Internet service to low-income families with children

Health food store Lucky’s Market announces it’s headed for Gainesville

Specialty health food store Lucky’s Market has chosen Gainesville as the site of its first Florida store.

The location is set to open

First US medical isotope facility to take root in Alachua

The first medical isotope manufacturing facility of its kind in the United States will be making its home in Alachua County.

Coqui RadioPharmaceuticals

Local startup merges with publicly traded corporation

Local startup Sharpspring recently announced its merger with publicly traded corporation SMTP, Inc.

SMTP, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMTP) became a leader in commercial and consumer

Local United Way announces new interim CEO

Dana Clayton has been appointed interim president and CEO of the United Way of North Central Florida.


Clayton, who also directs United

Sonny’s Barbecue founder celebrates 85th birthday at Waldo Road restaurant

By Kelcee Griffis

Sonny Tillman stood at the restaurant door calling people “darlin’” and “honey” and hugging customers’ necks as the smell of

New UF-developed technologies for social media, cancer treatment looking for homes

The University of Florida Office of Technology Licensing has dozens of newly developed technologies waiting for an entrepreneur to turn them into a

Gainesville Regional Airport officials discuss slated expansion

By Kelcee Griffis

Gainesville Regional Airport officials talked expansion plans at a Wednesday meeting, forecasting changes such as an extended runway, a taller

Bo Diddley Community Plaza to receive makeover

News brief courtesy of Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group 

The heart of Downtown Gainesville is getting a new look.

Books A Million renovations to reverse flooding damage

Yellow caution tape and sandbags spray-painted orange surround the front doors to the Newberry Road Books A Million. But a big, blue banner