More sinkholes uncovered at Marion County schools
Four schools around Marion County are still dealing with the effects of last week’s bad weather. WUFT-FM’s Briana Rittersporn says sinkholes are popping up around the school grounds.
Howard Middle School Principal Robert Hensel says the sinkholes on his campus are secure and guarded against students by barriers. An additional sinkhole was found on a private residence. St. Johns River Water Management officials are now working with Marion County to test the sites for geological study.
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