One week after Tropical Storm Debby left Florida, shelters are still open in Clay, Columbia and Suwannee counties. Even when flood waters recede, some homes may be uninhabitable and residents may need long-term recovery assistance. In this WUFT-TV report, Catherine Awasthi visits the shelter in Live Oak.[jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120705-SuwanneeCountyShelter.mp4″]
Small Business Saturday, created by American Express in 2010, was implemented to give a boost to local stores after the bustle of Black Friday. Business owners in Alachua County are grateful for the shopping holiday and have been feeling its positive effects.