Strong waves lapping at Cedar Key's City wall from Tropical Storm Debby
Tropical Storm Debby has surprised many with its unpredictable path as it now hovers over the Gulf of Mexico. Rainfall amounts of 5 plus inches today and tonight may lead to continued flooding for many areas of the state. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports how one small coastal town has been impacted by the storm.
Local entrepreneur Bill Bryson discusses his latest business venture, Crane Ramen, a craft noodle shop that opened in downtown Gainesville in December. Bryson and Crane Ramen co-owner, Fred Brown, saw a market for a ramen restaurant in Gainesville, and they get most of their food from local vendors.
In exchange for a reduced sentence, some Marion County inmates participate in a prison work program. The program has produced much of the jail’s infrastructure, saving taxpayers more than $9 million in 2013.
Publix is moving to the small city of Alachua and will compete with the only other grocery store there called Hitchcock’s Markets. Residents are excited to see more diversity in their grocery shopping.