Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell agreed to an on-camera interview with TV20 regarding our coverage of former Captain Keith Vermillion Monday evening—and she is not pleased with it.


"He was fired," she said. "What more do you want or expect?" 


Oak Trees Being Cut Down Upsets Residents

Gainesville, Florida -- As a new plaza comes into Gainesville, many of the oak trees are going out.

The Celebration Pointe Project occupies nearly 140 acres at the intersection of I-75 and Archer Road.

OCALA -  A convicted sex offender in Marion County has been arrested again...this time for molestating a child under twelve.


Nursery Rhymes May Help Childrens Memory

GAINESVILLE-- Its no fairy tale.


It turns out, that parents who sing a song of sixpence to their unborn children will get a lot more out of it than just a pocket full of rye.


GPD Captain Retires

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- Monday was a day to say goodbye to one of the highest profile law enforcement officers in North Central Florida.


University Corners Pushed Back

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- The corner of 13th Street and University Avenue in Gainesville may be some prime real estate, but this morning, it's even further from being primed for development.


University Corners would be a $170 million project. 

Olive Industry in Florida

LaCrosse, Florida -- The olive industry in Florida will potentially grow over the next few years.

Florida Olive Council's president Michael Garcia is trying to get interest in growing olives in Florida.

GAINESVILLE - Over 150 startups and millions of dollars later...a new report shows the progress UF's Innovation Hub has made on the Gainesville community.



Ocala Bingo Hall Ordered To Close Again

OCALA - Its number is up. A bingo hall in North Central Florida has been told to desist. The hall which was run by a charity in Ocala called, Unity Place must close-- again. They are accused of violating local ordinances.


Bobcat Sighting at Paynes Prairie

GAINESVILLE-- Lions, tigers and bobcats? well it may not be a zoo but one Of those animals was found at Paynes Prairie that left one animal in the hospital.



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