The Director for Education at the Hippodrome State Theatre, Kim Berry, says she and her husband will be driving a truck full of relief items to an emergency shelter in Tuscaloosa for victims of the recent devastating tornado. Items can be dropped off at the box office at the Hippodrome State Theatre until 6:00 tonight in downtown Gainesville. The emergency shelter is being run by the Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation Authority. Berry talked with WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend about what items are needed.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPHIPPtornadodonationsshorter.mp3]
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The Priest Theatre in High Springs still stands, but with no projected path forward
The Priest Theatre was slated to be demolished in 2022. But the treasured building still stands today. The family who owns it would like to sell it and hopes it can remain a theater or other entertainment venue.