The rain from Tropical Storm Debby is causing several rivers in North Central Florida rise putting residents out of their homes. The American Red Cross has opened more than a dozen shelters across Florida including one in Live Oak. The city was one of the hardest hit areas. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Gainesville Salvation Army Core Officer Preston Lewis who is currently stationed in Live Oak about what the situation is like there.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPLiveOakQAJune282012.mp3]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission opened an area from St. Vincent Island in Franklin County to the Pasco and Hernando County line to recreational scalloping over the weekend.