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.
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.
What started out as a cleaning job to pay for a pair of jeans turned into a booming Gainesville business. Since then, business owner Kristen Hadeed’s cleaning company, Student Maid, has been successful and is growing daily.