Author Archives: Meredith Chipman
Florida’s elementary schools may soon erase cursive writing from their curriculum. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on the reasons behind this transition.
2011 was an eventful year….from natural disasters to memorable anniversaries to political and economic turmoil. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman brings us some of the highlights of our coverage.
The debate between Christmas Break and Winter Break has resurfaced with a new bill in Florida state senate. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on this holiday controversy.
Ocala City Council is entering a new contract with WastePro to bring easy curbside recycling to Marion County residents. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on the costs and logistics of the new collection plan.
The Military Support Group of Alachua County compiled 90 care packages to send to overseas military last night. Local families with deployed friends or loved ones can submit addresses to the support group for their soldier to get a monthly present. Florida’s 89.1, […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service wants to turn guidelines into law at King’s Bay, an area near Tampa that manatees gravitate toward due to its warm water in the winter. These guidelines have, for the last several years, warned boat […]
Alachua County Manager Randall Reid will soon add a new title to his resume, Sarasota County Administrator. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on his career with Alachua County and his hopes for the new position.
Alachua and Marion counties will experience community parades, programs in memorial parks and special guest speakers in honor of Veteran’s Day. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on these upcoming local events.
It’s one of the biggest weekends for Florida football. The Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs have met in Jacksonville almost every year since 1933. In the past few years, several deaths have occurred surrounding the Florida-Georgia game. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more […]
The second annual Recover Ocala will unite community agencies, churches and residents to discuss social and economic issues facing Marion County. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on Saturday’s event.