Tag Archives: North Central Florida

North Central Florida’s Cancer Death Rate Higher Compared to State’s

By on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: September 9, 2013 at 4:10 pm

A recent study show’s North central Florida’s cancer mortality rate significantly higher than the rest of the state. Area doctors and survivors talk about the reasons behind the statistic and how residents can help change it.

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Land in Palatka Sold for New Hotel, Marks Latest Development in Riverfront Revitalization

By on September 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 2, 2013 at 1:52 pm

The Palatka city commission approved the sale of 1.6 acres of riverfront property for a new hotel. The move is part of a riverfront revitalization movement that has been in the works for the past few years.

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Hurricane season 2013 prediction for Florida twice as high

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 12:19 pm

Forecasters are predicting a roughly 50 percent chance a major hurricane could hit Florida or the East Coast this upcoming hurricane season. Colorado State University’s William Gray explained his prediction, which includes a 72 percent chance that a major hurricane will hit the U.S. in 2013.

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‘Rebuilding Together’ helps make one family’s home more handicap-friendly

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Rebuilding Together North Central Florida and Charles Perry Partners, Inc. worked together to renovate a local family’s house, and to make it more wheelchair accessible for their handicapped son.

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Saturday storms leave area counties with damage

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Saturday’s storms leave area homes without power.

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As summer approaches, camp registrations open

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 2:58 pm

With summer quickly approaching, many parents may be thinking about camp options for their children. Here are a few of the summer camps offered in North Central Florida.

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Recent temperatures affect peach and other fruit harvest this winter

By and on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 7:05 pm

The recent temperatures have made it hard for local farmers to harvest peaches and other fruit this winter. Up-and-down temperature patterns can be dangerous for peaches and blueberries.

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Tornado watch in effect until 3 p.m.

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Update 1:11 p.m.: Gainesville’s tornado watch was cancelled late this morning. Alachua County is in the clear.

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Local manatees successfully braving the cold

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am

North Central Florida manatees are handling the recent temperature drops and continue to thrive.

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Dry conditions, lack of rain could cause wildfires

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Florida has not received a heavy dose of rain in more than a month, prompting concerns about potential wildfires.

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