Tag Archives: Sinkhole

Williston Fire Rescue Temporarily Relocates Due to Foundation Damage

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 5:12 pm

The Williston fire and police departments are temporarily operating out of trailers after their building sunk due to an eroding foundation.

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In the News: Hospital Shooter, Fla. Sinkhole, Obama’s Healthcare, Fla. Murderer Executed

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 7:50 am

Police shoot armed man during arrest at Wisconsin hospital – An armed man was shot and injured by police after he took out a handgun in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin on Thursday. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said the [...]

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Alachua County high risk for sinkholes like in Seffner

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: December 9, 2013 at 3:18 pm

After a sinkhole opened on Thursday, and swallowed a Seffner man in the process, one UF professor discusses how sinkholes are created and how common they are in the north Florida area.

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Jonesville sinkhole is stabilizing

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

With the recent drought followed by torrential rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the appearance of sinkholes has increased across North Central Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how this recent weather has affected a particular sinkhole in Jonesville. [...]

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Sinkhole on State Road 26 has been repaired

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

The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a sinkhole that opened up on S.R. 26, between Serena Lake Drive and S.R. 100 has now been repaired by the Florida Department of Transportation.

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House meets sinkhole in Jonesville

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:14 am

A gigantic 80 by 40 foot sinkhole opened up in Jonesville, Florida late Friday night. This sinkhole caused a couple to move out of the home they build 37 years ago. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Chris Bird, Environmental Protection [...]

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Sinkhole restoration promises safer drinking water

By on April 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:31 am

The Peck Sink restoration project to keep stormwater from reaching Hernando County’s drinking water is in its final stages.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Alpern reports, the sinkhole is rumored to have been a popular swimming destination in the past, [...]

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