Tag Archives: Dixie County
Fifteen inches of rain fell over 48 hours throughout the weekend, said Maj. Scott Harden of the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office. According to Harden, 200 homes and 50 streets and roads have flooded.
Dixie County residents are being pushed out of their homes as flood waters rise after heavy rain in the past 24 hours. About 45 homes and 30 roads have been affected throughout the county.
A wildlife preserve in Dixie County used for hunting is for sale. The current owner said he will not require the buyer to continue in the hunting business.
The Suwannee River Water Management District will work with a private company to rehydrate the Otter Sink tract in Dixie County this fall.
For the second consecutive year, the Trenton Tigers clinched a birth in the Class 1-A football state championship game.
Cross City helicopter base moves to Levy County to provide more medical support.
A $2 million project to help restore water levels in Mallory Swamp began Wednesday. Geologists constructed wells to control the water levels in the swamp and aquifer. The second part of the project will close ditches that cause water to flow outside the swamp’s perimeter.
With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.
Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection approved the District’s funding request on Wednesday for the improvement projects.
This year, Florida schools will receive $134.6 million in performance-related funds, with $2,139,922 of that going to schools in the Gainesville area.