Smoke is filling the air in some areas across North Central Florida today, but the fire, is miles away. The Long Tram fire near Lake Butler in Union County was started by lightening in the first week of September. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 200 acre blaze became very active over the weekend. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence reports.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SmokeWrap.mp3]
The county and its municipalities all receive portions of this funding, but the largest chunk, 57.17 percent, goes to the county and the second largest 35.78 percent, to the City of Gainesville. What is Gainesville going to spend this money on?