Jacob Sedesse

Jacob is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing jacobsedesse@ufl.edu. Find him on Twitter and Instagram @JACOBSEDESSE.

SCRUBBED: Fuel leak foils NASA’s second launch attempt of Artemis I

Just before 11:30am, NASA Launch Director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson called off Saturday’s attempt to get the Artemis I mission off the ground. The NASA Artemis I team had been troubleshooting a fuel leak since around 7:15am.  The issue cropped up during tanking operations of the liquid hydrogen propellant. At 7:24am, NASA …

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Oak Hammock hosts candidates forum

Oak Hammock residents got a special opportunity to interact with local candidates. Oak Hammock hosted a local candidates forum for residents Tuesday evening. Gainesville mayoral, city commission and Alachua County School Board candidates got to make their case to the retirement community. The mayoral candidates discussed issues ranging from housing …

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Oak Hammock resident turns 100 years old

Oak Hammock resident Brenda Thomas celebrates her 100th birthday Thursday. She is now one of three residents in the community to reach the milestone. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Brenda moved to the United States to attend college. She moved to Gainesville 76 years ago when she married her husband, …

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