Tag Archives: North Central Florida

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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United Way hosts event raising Gator chomps and issue awareness

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 1:52 pm

The United Downtown event, hosted by the United Way of North Central Florida, is complete with games, food and live music in honor of another Gator game.

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New report focuses on stigma associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 3:08 pm

A report by the National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and Alzheimer’s Association focuses on the stigma attached to the disease.

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The state of the American worker in Florida this Labor Day Weekend

By and on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm

WUFT discusses the state of the American worker with the community manager at the Marion County Workforce Connection.

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Group tries to help foster children with housing

By on July 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Foster children across North Central Florida may soon see some relief in the form of new housing. Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of how groups across the region are tying to make a difference for these traumatized [...]

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Girls Place receives $30,000 grant

By on July 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Girls Place of North Central Florida received some exciting news today.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, the after-school and summer day camp center received a generous grant to fund some much-needed new purchases.  

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Flood waters recede and cleanup begins

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

It’s been more than a week since Tropical Storm Debby dropped more than 2 feet of rain in some places in North Central Florida. The storm caused major river flooding which closed several key highways and inundated many area homes.  Florida’s [...]

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Mosquitoes more trouble after tropical weather

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:56 pm

While the water from tropical storm Debby continues to drain out of North Central Florida, people may soon see a new problem from all of that wet weather.  WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports on increasing mosquito populations finding it easier to [...]

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Some residents still need shelter in north Florida

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

One week ago, a tropical storm swept across North Central Florida, flooding many homes and sending resident out of  their homes and into shelters. WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how the Red Cross is still providing shelter for those waiting to go [...]

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