Tag Archives: Union County

Union County Ranks Last in Health Report

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Union County ranked last in a statewide health ranking. Florida Department of Health officials attribute the issues to a lack of funding.

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North Central Florida Counties Rank Low On Health

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am

A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.

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Plane Runs Low On Fuel, Sets Down on State Road 16

By and on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 5:57 am

On the last leg of his journey from Minneapolis to Jacksonville, pilot George Momberg made a precautionary landing on State Road 16.

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Lake Butler Children’s Splash Park to Open in March

By on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 11:28 am

The city of Lake Butler is opening a splash park on March 20, located by the lake’s community center and children’s park. The park is designed for kids age 13 and under and will expose children to safe physical activity.

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Domestic Abuse Network Plans to Expand Facilities

By on February 17th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network plans to kickstart its expansion project with a ground-breaking ceremony on March 4 in its main outreach office in Gainesville, Fla.

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New Union County Sheriff Sworn In, Praises Father

By and on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 9:41 pm

Brad E. Whitehead pays tribute to his late father at Whitehead’s swearing-in as Union County’s newest sheriff.

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Union County High students earn CNA licenses before graduation

By on May 29th, 2013 | Last updated: May 30, 2013 at 3:12 pm

A health occupation certification class allows Union County High School students to get their certified nursing assistant license before graduating from high school.

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Union middle schoolers offered opportunity for Microsoft Office certification

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Students at Lake Butler Middle School have the option to get ahead in their business schooling by getting certified in Microsoft Office during their eighth grade year.

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Precaution points on Tropical Storm Debby

By on June 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:48 pm

From University of Florida Meteorologist Jeff Huffman More detail at www.gatorweather.com SIGNIFICANT AND WIDESPREAD FLOODING OCCURING NOW FROM T.S. DEBBY NEAR I-10 CORRIDOR Axis of heaviest rain expected to shift south into N-Central Florida today and tonight. Widespread flash flooding [...]

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