Author Archives: Virginia Hamrick
University of Florida President Bernie Machen participated in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Monday. Machen nominated all YouTube viewers as well as the president of UF Student Government and the vice president of the UF Division of Student Affairs.
Local law enforcement and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a mobile home fire that occurred in Levy County early Wednesday morning. Lt. Scott Tummond of Levy County Sheriff’s Office said the Bronson Fire Department responded to calls at […]
Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.
Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.
Columbia County NAACP President Deborah White has been a champion for civil rights and has seen the power of desegregation over time. White said diversity in the county’s schools is evolving as is the community.
A University of Florida team dedicated to researching the recent decline of oysters in Florida have discovered that the shortage is not due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Rather, the decline, which is affecting many fishermen and those involved in the industry, is due to drought and high salinity in the waters.
GPD released a composite sketch Thursday of a suspect still at large in a case of battery and armed burglary.
Anthropologists are starting to excavate unmarked graves at Florida’s notorious Dozier School for Boys, a former state-run correctional institution with a history of alleged abuse and death.
Despite findings of horse meat in Europe, local experts say this is not a problem for Floridians and finding horse meat in America is unheard of.