Gainesville Parks and Recreation officials say no one was harmed when four juvenile males carrying BB guns came near a day camp at Fair Street Elementary school, even though the school was locked down as a precaution.
The department said staff saw the boys passing the basketball courts where day campers were playing at the school around 3:30 this afternoon.
Now that the legal struggle is settled, the site of the Regions Operations Center on Jesse Jewell Parkway may one day be turned into green space.
The 1.23-acre tract was not part of the original plan for City View Center - a planned high-rise hotel and office complex touted as a keystone of redeveloping Gainesville's Midtown. Now that Gainesville City Center owns the property as part of an out-of-court settlement with Regions, developer Wendell Starke said he still has no plans to incorporate the tract into his development. Doing so would only delay the development more than the lawsuit ...