Author Archives: Trevor Sikkema
A gathering concerning a new monument to honor Union veterans in the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park quickly turned to a protest as members and supporters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans demanded the monument be built in a different location.
Bob McPeek learns about the sacrifices his veteran father made throughout his life time after discovering a hand-written book of poems. The poems in the book, entitled “Rain or Mud, Shine or Blow,” told stories of his father’s time in war.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.
The Ocala City Council met Tuesday to discuss the potential move of the Tampa Yankees to Ocala.
Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.
Florida law enforcement officials and state legislators are considering the enactment of tougher consequences for sexual predators and are calling for a review of the current law.
As lawmakers continue to debate the proper funding for future health care programs, organizations across Florida are already offering practical ways to help low-income residents who need care now.
A 2011 bill moving drivers license services to tax collector’s offices went into full effect Thursday in Alachua County.
After a sinkhole opened on Thursday, and swallowed a Seffner man in the process, one UF professor discusses how sinkholes are created and how common they are in the north Florida area.
A meteorite explosion that injured about 1,200 people Friday in Russia. A UF geologist said meteorites similar to that one are not uncommon.