By Thomas Lynn on July 13th, 2015 | Last updated: July 10, 2015 at 8:27 pm
Tired of cars sending up clouds of dust when driving by, High Springs residents took action to get four local roads paved. About 75 percent of residents polled were willing to pay higher property taxes to fund the construction, but some are fighting against it, citing the costs as unnecessary.
By Emily Buchanan on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:40 pm
Pepedogs, a canine behavioral correction business that began nearly two decades ago in High Springs, is nationally expanding its brand and partner companies.
Of 24 towns contacted in North Central Florida, 18 sent their mayor’s emails free of charge to WUFT. The others posed fees, lack of archived emails and other problems when confronted with a request for the public records.
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By Natanya Spies on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 1:25 pm
Incumbent Sue Weller re-elected Tuesday night as High Springs City Commissioner for another three year term. Weller won against Bobby Summers, a former High Springs commissioner and Alachua County, by 38 votes to fill city commission seat number three.
By Joy King on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm
The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.
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By Shane Chernoff on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 11:16 am
Larry Travis, former High Springs mayor and lineman for the University of Florida Gator football team, lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday. Travis’ funeral service will be held at Touchdown Terrace at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.
By Dana Edwards on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 11:08 am
Nicolas Maduro narrowly wins presidential election in Venezuela – Nicolas Maduro won a slim victory for the Venezuelan presidency. During his campaign, Maduro pledged to continue the socialist transformation former President Hugo Chavez began. Maduro served under Chavez for 20 years. […]
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By Chip Skambis on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm
Summer is coming to a close, and Poe Springs still does not have its steps. Delays resulted after water levels rose too high for construction to continue. Bob Barnas, the vice mayor of High Springs , said the delays in […]
By WUFT News on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am
Official Red Cross Press Release: Melanie Saxon (352) 258-6304 Christian Smith (904) 307-7110 Red Cross Opens Distribution Sites for Supplies while Shelters Remain Open The following Red Cross sites are open for distribution of supplies which include coolers, comfort kits, […]
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