Corey Bachman

Corey is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Florida Division of Emergency Management performs Hurricane exercises

To prepare for potential natural disasters, the Florida Division of Emergency Managment is holding exercises to plan for such emergencies as hurricanes. WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Brian Koon who says the hurricane exercises taking place at Camp Blanding will last until …

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Higher fuel prices mean higher food prices

We’re paying more at the fuel pump—and we’re starting to pay more at the grocery store too. It’s not a coincidence. WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with University of Florida Food and Resource economist Tom Spreen about the cause and effect when so many oil based products are involved in what …

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One hardware store chain is showing support for tornado victims

Only days after hundreds of twisters ripped across six states, one local business is already reaching out to victims of the devastating tornados. Alachua Ace Hardware Manager Christy Miller has stepped up and coordinated donation drop-off points at seven local Ace Hardware stores. Although not personally effected by the destruction, …

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A new study shows support for more laws on highway safety

A Triple-A study finds a majority of Americans support additional laws and want more action by government officials to improve highway safety. Triple-A Auto Club South Manager Karen Morgan says the results indicate motorists support more, not less action by the government to make roads safer. “They’re looking for more …

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Honoring military moms

By Corey Bachman – WUFT-FM Military moms, spouses and grandmothers will be honored tomorrow (5/7) with a Mother’s Day Social provided by Operation-Homefront-Florida. WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with Operation Home Front Florida Spokeswoman, Christy Campbell who says the non-profit organization will show appreciation to these moms for their service and …

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Operation Homefront-Florida salutes military moms

Military moms, spouses and grandmothers will be honored tomorrow with a Mother’s Day Social provided by Operation-Homefront-Florida in Jacksonville. The non-profit organization will show appreciation to these women for their service and sacrifice by showering them with with gifts and treats. Operation Homefront-Florida Director Christy Campbell says the event hopes …

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