Alachua County residents lined 39th avenue to welcome home Marine, Lance Corporal Phillip Paul Clark on Thursday (May 27th). The motorcade started in Jacksonville and ended up at Williams Thomas Funeral Home in Jonesville. WUFT’s Andrea Gazmuri talked with some of the people who turned out to show their respect for the fallen marine.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89marine.mp3]
Alachua County had one of the highest food insecurity rates in the state in 2017 at nearly 20%, according to a study done by the organization Feeding America.