Tag Archives: Florida

Air Potato Beetle Becomes Big Help To Florida Farmers

By on October 24th, 2014 | Last updated: October 24, 2014 at 2:42 pm

With the controlled release of the air potato leaf beetle in Florida and around the U.S., the aggressive air potato vine finally has a predator.

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Grace Marketplace Worried About Spread Of Illness On Site

By on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.

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Gov. Scott Announced Funding For Final Phase Of Restoration Projects

By on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced funding for the third and largest phase of early restoration projects to combat the Deepwater Horizon (BP) Oil Spill of 2010 on Oct. 7. Although $100 million was allocated to Florida by the Deepwater Horizon […]

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New York Dog Reunited With Owner

By on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 4, 2014 at 12:51 pm

A dog that disappeared from Newburgh, New York two years ago was found mid-September in the front yard of an Ocala, Fla. home.

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One Year Later, Silver Springs Park Returns To Its Natural State

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:12 pm

One year after taking over, the state of Florida returns Silver Springs State Park to its natural roots centered around the Silver Springs and Silver River.

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Levy County Shooting 911 Call Released

By and on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Levy County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call of the man who they say shot his wife in the head yesterday. The victim called 911 after her husband, George Halleran, was drunk and fighting with her. While on the phone the dispatcher heard gun […]

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Pictures: Bell Residents Hold Vigil In Memory Of Slain Family

By on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 22, 2014 at 6:27 pm
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Grace Marketplace To Close Two Facilities Amid Budget Limitations

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 11:36 am

Grace Marketplace will soon close two facilities to alleviate some of its expenses.

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New Legislation Lowers Cost of Florida Prepaid College Plans

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Beginning Sept. 20, families that purchase a Florida Prepaid College Plan may receive refund benefits, price reductions and waived enrollment fees. Payment reductions will be applied to Prepaid Plans and refund checks will be processed and mailed within four to six weeks after.

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Saving Florida Orange Juice: The Search For A Cure For Citrus Greening – The Greening Series, Part 3

By on August 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: August 22, 2014 at 11:32 am

Nutrient supplements, root stock additives, genetic modification, heat therapies and a bacterial killer are just a few of the proposed solutions to what has been called the worst disease in history to hit Florida orange groves. Citrus greening, a bacterial […]

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