Monthly Archives: August 2011
By Stephanie Brown – WUFT-FM Law enforcement a gencies around the nation are stepping up traffic safety this holiday weekend. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with Florida Department of Transportation Law Enforcement liasonAndrew Johnson about The Hands Across the Border Campaign.
By Caitlin Lawrence – WUFT-FM Gainesville Regional Utilities linemen and a fleet of bucket trucks took a road-trip north to help with Hurricane Irene restoration efforts. The crews arrived in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon to restore power lines knocked down by the storm.
Some changes are underway in the small town of High Springs in Alachua County. Both the police chief and fire chief in the city will be out of a job on Friday. A news release from High Springs city manager […]
Gainesville has been involved in cultural exchange programs with several cities around the world through the years. Now, Oak Hall teachers and students will be participating in an additional exchange with two new sister cities in Israel and Palestine. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna […]
The start of University of Florida Gator football season is just days away.. and it always marks the beginning of United Downtown. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with United Way of North Central Florida Communications Vice-president Dana Napier about this […]
The American Cancer Society is actively fighting against breast cancer and celebrating survivors. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy McLarty reports on how the organization has been holding a variety of awareness events to make a difference.
A University of Florida survey shows Floridian’s consumer confidence has decreased from July to August. This month’s mark fell five-points to a near-record low of 62, only three points higher than the record low of 59 back in the summer […]
Author, folklorist and human activist Stetson Kennedy who passed away last weekend at the age of 94, is remembered for infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940’s by exposing secrets of the KKK to authorities and the rest of […]
An accusation of a security breach in the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office DUI testing center may jeopardize one DUI case. Chief Deputy Mike Mauwer says the accusations come from contracted employees who refused to come into work to record a suspect’s […]
Although most of the residents of Citrus County didn’t feel the ashes raining down from the ruins of the World Trade Center twin towers in New York on September 11th, 2001, everyone felt the impact. The city of Inverness and Citrus […]