County experiences first sign of Eastern Equine Encephalitis of the summer
By Donna Green-Townsend – WUFT-FM
Alachua County officials are monitoring the mosquito population after one of the county’s sentinel chickens was found to have eastern equine encephalitis. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green Townsend spoke with Environmental Health Director for the Alachua County Health Department, Anthony Dennis, who says the situation is not critical, but wants the public to be aware of the issue so they can prevent any future problems.
Hurricane season begins Saturday, and local Alachua County agencies are already preparing for emergency operations.
A 2011 bill moving drivers license services to tax collector’s offices went into full effect Thursday in Alachua County.
At 4:52 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at 7386 SE 135th St. in Summerfield.
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A passed Senate Bill will limit the amount of alimony a spouse can collect through divorce and suggest equal time-sharing as the child custody standard. Provisions will go into effect July 1.