Tag Archives: Union County
Firefighters have worked to contain a fire at a Worthington Springs sawmill. The fire that was reported Wednesday morning at J.L. Wood Gator Reman sawmill continues to smolder as sawmill workers try clearing the debris.
A confidential informant inside the Ku Klux Klan alerted the FBI to a murder plot involving three KKK members who worked at a Florida prison.
Many school districts that allow corporal punishment are in Florida’s northern rural counties, with Suwannee near the top of the list. A team of University of Florida researchers is calling for an immediate end to paddling, a source of increased dropouts and lawsuits, according to a research study.
Union County ranked last in a statewide health ranking. Florida Department of Health officials attribute the issues to a lack of funding.
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
On the last leg of his journey from Minneapolis to Jacksonville, pilot George Momberg made a precautionary landing on State Road 16.
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.
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.
Brad E. Whitehead pays tribute to his late father at Whitehead’s swearing-in as Union County’s newest sheriff.
A health occupation certification class allows Union County High School students to get their certified nursing assistant license before graduating from high school.