Tag Archives: Donna Green-Townsend

FedEx Truck Driver Dies from Injuries After Collision with CSX Train

By and on July 11th, 2013 | Last updated: July 11, 2013 at 10:19 am

The driver of a FedEx vehicle suffered critical injuries after a train collided with his truck at a railroad crossing Wednesday afternoon just south of Hawthorne.

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Debby didn’t dump enough rain to end Florida’s drought

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

Residents in North Central Florida and the Panhandle are continuing cleanup efforts from all the rain dumped from what was Tropical Storm Debby.  Some parts of the state received up between 25 to 30 inchess of rain from the slow-moving […]

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Adena protest flotilla planned to bring attention to health of Silver River

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

While river flooding is causing problems for homeowners and putting a damper on recreational businesses and parks near the Santa Fe, Ichetucknee and Suwannee River areas, there is a river event in Marion County area that is offering people a chance to […]

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Bicycling across America to help others with spinal cord injuries

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

Nearly five years ago Mark Stephan from suffered a horrific spinal cord injury in a bicycle accident in Chicago.  Though he was told he would be a quadriplegic and never walk again, the determined athlete went into six months of intensive therapy with […]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee […]

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“The Marvelous Wonderettes” opens tonight at the Hippodrome State Theatre

By on June 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

              The latest production at the Hippodrome State Theatre, opening tonight will take the audience on a musical trip down memory lane.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with two of the actors in […]

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Remembering legendary guitarist Doc Watson

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Doc Watson, the grammy award-winning guitarist who has influenced and been revered by virtually every great bluegrass flatpicker in the country has died. The 89-year-old musician, who was blind from age 1, had recently undergone abdominal surgery at a hospital in […]

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Beryl cuts the music a little short at the Florida Folk Festival

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

This weekend between 10 to 15 thousand people were attending the Florida Folk Festival at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend reports, White Springs is in Hamilton County and […]

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The state official folk festival celebrates 60 years this weekend

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

The 60th Annual State Folk Festival got underway today in White Springs just north of Lake City and runs thru Sunday night.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with longtime festival performer Tom Shed about the history of the longest […]

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Beware of “jumping sturgeon” in the Suwannee River this Memorial weekend

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

Memorial Day weekend is usually one of the busiest times on Florida’s waterways, lakes, rivers and the ocean.  According to statistics compiled by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Office of Boating and Waterways, the number one cause of […]

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