Author Archives: Shaneece Dixon
WUFT recently analyzed salaries and benefits for teachers in select North Central Florida counties. Florida is $10,000 less than the national average, and the situation is equally grim in Alachua, Marion, Putnam and other counties.
Gainesville police are investigating an armed burglary and sexual battery at a home in the 400 block of Southwest 10th Street that occurred around 4 a.m. Monday. After sexually assaulting the female resident, the burglar took two MacBook Pros, an […]
Gainesville residents can begin early voting today for the runoff election between mayoral candidates Craig Lowe and Ed Braddy. Florida’s gas price fell an average of 5 cents last week to $3.59. AAA says prices should continue to fall in […]
In addition to the multimillion dollar changes Gov. Rick Scott has proposed to reform the state education system, the Florida Senate Committee on Education recently approved Senate Bill 980, which seeks to link teachers’ evaluations to the students they teach.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida:
Europe comes to Gainesville with the second annual “Viva Europe!” festival held in Bo Diddley Community Plaza over the weekend.
The UF Center for European Studies, the International Center and Santa Fe College will host its second annual “Viva Europe!” festival this weekend to educate Gainesville residents about Europe and the EU.
Cole Bros. Circus performing at The Oaks Mall in Gainesville. Toxic allgae kills 184 manatees. UCLA finds children living near busy roads more likely to develope autism. Vice president, Joe Biden, arrives in Rome to meet Italy’s president and prime minister. Afghanistan […]
WUFT’s Twitter coverage of the final forum, hosted at Sante Fe College’s downtown campus.