Conor Soper

Conor is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

Gainesville Landfill Transforms Into Floodplain

A decades-old Gainesville landfill will soon be transformed into a functioning floodplain. The old landfill near the Gainesville Regional Airport has caused erosion and affected the quality of the local water for humans and wildlife. The $1.88 million project to remediate the landfill has been in progress since April, but the landfill has a history dating back more than half a century ago.

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Middleburg Woman Breeds Bengal Hybrids Cats

One of Rebecca Miller's Bengal kittens perched atop a scratching post inside her cattery. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Miller.

When Rebecca Miller returned home late from a girl’s night out, she noticed the light in her bedroom turning on and off. Fearing someone had broken in, she called the sheriff’s department and had a deputy escort her inside. Upon entering, Miller learned it was her cat, Luna. She was sitting on …

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