Jonesville sinkhole is stabilizing
By Robert Lopez & Stephanie Denardo – WUFT-FM
With the recent drought followed by torrential rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the appearance of sinkholes has increased across North Central Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this recent weather has affected a particular sinkhole in Jonesville.
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