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By Shannon Kaestle on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 28, 2014 at 12:12 am
The city of Live Oak is looking to change the city administrator position to a city manager, which is hasn’t had since 1878.
By Casey Liening on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 4:04 pm
Today marks the first day of stone crab season, and Cedar Key fisherman Bud Collins prepares his boat for the season. Though last year was a poor year for stone crabs, he hopes this season will be better.
By Belinda Post on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 9:50 am
(Photo credit: Jessica.James / Flickr)
Due to increased salinity levels, Cedar Key’s oyster production has suffered.
By Drew Bryan on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 6:17 pm
The 49th Annual Old Florida Celebration of the Arts will be Saturday and Sunday in Cedar Key where visitors can see art by over 160 artists.
By Christina DeVarona on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:29 pm
There will be a memorial service tonight at 7 p.m. for missing UF student Christian Aguilar at St. Augustine Catholic Church.
By Cameron Taylor on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: June 13, 2013 at 11:35 am
Florida oyster farmers have had a lack of crop this fishing season and oysters are affecting many jobs and businesses in the industry. Gov. Rick Scott has caught onto the problem and has asked for help from federal authorities. Meanwhile, business owners such as those in Cedar Key are suffering losses.
By UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman, Donna Green-Townsend and Blake Alderman on June 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:44 am
Cedar Key in Levy County is no stranger to tropical weather. The community has had several bouts with strong storms through the years. Chief of Police, Virgil Sandlin, talked with WUFT Meteorologist Jeff Huffman about the damage to [...]
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2013 at 11:56 pm
Cedar Key residents lined up on Wednesday to receive jugs of fresh drinking water. Saltwater intrusion into the city’s wellfield caused by the drought has city and health officials working for a solution. Meanwhile, the key industry that fuels the Cedar [...]
By Lindsey Zionts on June 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:46 am
The recent drought has caused Cedar Key’s water to be deemed unfit for human consumption due to increased chloride levels caused by saltwater intrusion. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lindsey Zionts spoke with Cedar Keys’ Water and Sewer Board Chairman, David Beach, about what city [...]