Live Oak recovery from Tropical Storm Debby a slow process
By Nickelle Smith – WUFT-FM
It’s been a few weeks since the Salvation Army was summoned to Live Oak to help with relief efforts after Tropical Storm Debby took a toll on the city. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith talked with Salvation Army Lieutenant Preston Lewis who has been in Live Oak from day one. He gave an idea of what progress has been made and what else needs to be done to help get residents back on their feet.
The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force held a press conference Thursday to urge State Sen. Rob Bradley to reconsider sponsoring a bill which would block all anti-wage theft ordinances, including those for Alachua County.
After an intense nine rounds of pitching his company to CEOs, Nikhil Kundra, founder of Partender, won the fourth annual “GAIN 2013 Fast Pitch” competition Thursday night.
Gainesville Area Innovation Network will host its fourth annual networking event Thursday. “GAIN 2013 Fast Pitch” will give nine startup companies the opportunity to pitch their ideas to local entrepreneurs.
Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.
With home values in Alachua County slowly rising at an estimated rate of 5 percent and low interest rates for buyers, many local residents are deciding now is the time to buy a new home.