Tag Archives: Suwannee River

Mar. 14, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: ongoing search for missing residents, Carroll resignation, house party arrest, Down Syndrome dolls, Pope Francis I.

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Search for 2 men who jumped in Suwannee River to save boy continues

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:49 am

The Glichrist County Sheriff’s Office continued to search for two men who are believed to have drowned in the Suwannee River Monday after trying to save a young boy from the water.

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In the News: teacher’s racist comment, Colorado’s civil unions, no new pope today, two Florida men missing

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 2:37 pm

Broward high school teacher suspended for ‘little chocolate boy’ comment – Leslie Rainer has been given her punishment more than a year after the Blanche Ely High School teacher was accused of calling a student a “little chocolate boy.” School [...]

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Floodwaters cause Suwannee and Santa Fe River levels to rise

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm

Floodwaters have caused the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to activate all five idle-speed, no-wake zones on the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers. The FWC wants boaters to stay off of the Suwannee-Santa Fe River system if they can, but Parker said she hopes that boaters who continue to use it proceed with caution.

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No wake zone on Suwannee River

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries.  WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River.  She talked with Florida Fish [...]

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Adena protest flotilla planned to bring attention to health of Silver River

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

While river flooding is causing problems for homeowners and putting a damper on recreational businesses and parks near the Santa Fe, Ichetucknee and Suwannee River areas, there is a river event in Marion County area that is offering people a chance to [...]

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Beware of “jumping sturgeon” in the Suwannee River this Memorial weekend

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

Memorial Day weekend is usually one of the busiest times on Florida’s waterways, lakes, rivers and the ocean.  According to statistics compiled by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Office of Boating and Waterways, the number one cause of [...]

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Despite rain, water levels remain low

By on July 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:47 am

Water levels in North-Central Florida are still low despite rainfall this past weekend…and Suwannee River Water Management officials say it may take a tropical system to pull water levels back up to normal. District Senior Engineer Megan Wetherington urges residents [...]

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