He’s had many songs top the Country Music Charts, but Quincy native Billy Dean never forgets his roots. Dean is the headliner tonight (May 28th) at the 58th Annual Florida Folk Festival in White Springs. Donna Green-Townsend reports on the man and his music. For more information about the festival go online to http://www.floridastateparks.org/folkfest/default.cfm[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89BillyD.mp3]
Leslie Tharp, a 33-year-old Gainesville resident, spends her time transforming scraps of metal into works of art. When Tharp isn’t working on commissioned projects for businesses, the city of Gainesville and individuals, she’s teaching classes and leading workshops on blacksmithing.