Author Archives: Shannon McCarthy
Early voting for the 2012 Republican Presidential primary and the City of Gainesville elections begins tomorrow at three Gainesville locations. Alachua county Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says early elections make voting less of a chore. Carpenter says in order […]
Alachua County Commissioner Rodney Long announced his retirement yesterday almost a year earlier than expected. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports on how this could change the political make up of the Commission.
The holiday season is upon us and that means Americans will be spending more than usual. Where consumers decide to spend their money can have an impact on their community. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, consumers should weigh their […]
Today people around the world people are celebrating World AIDS Day. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy takes a look HIV in north central Florida.
The American Cancer Society is sponsoring the 36th annual “Great American Smokeout” today. WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy says the University of Florida is commemorating this day with a series of events throughout campus. To hear the depth:
The notoriously spirited students and alumni of the University of Florida are celebrating Homecoming this week. This year’s festivities will begin tomorrow with the 88th annual Gator Growl. This year the Goo Goo doll’s and comedian Jole McHale will be […]
The financially troubled U.S. postal service has announced it may be forced to close more than half of the post offices in the country. One of those is in North Central Florida, where some residents look at their facility as […]
More than 1,500 high school junior and senior thespians will begin arriving today at Santa Fe College for the 55th annual Florida Theatre Conference Festival. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, this conference will benefit students and Santa Fe’s […]
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement, which began almost a month ago in New York City, has now spread to 25 cities in the United States including Gainesville and as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, the local protesters have high […]
The Durga Puja is one of the most anticipated festivals in Indian tradition. The four-day festival honoring the Hindu mother goddess may end today in India, but as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy reports, the Gainesville celebration is still underway.