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Tessa Bentulan

Tessa is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by emailing news@wuft.org or calling 352-392-6397.

Rebuild Bay County Hosts ‘Pray For Bay’ Event Six Months After Hurricane Michael

Seventy organizations that make up Rebuild Bay County put on a 'Pray for Bay' event to remind people in the area that they haven't been forgotten six months after Hurricane Michael. Bay County suffered severe destruction as a result of the Hurricane and still has a long way to go to recover.

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Alachua County Women Create Local Movement For Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Women in Alachua County rallied together to start the local movement, “Start By Believing,” for this year’s sexual assault awareness month. They were inspired by the Me Too and Times Up movements and wanted to start a local campaign to help give victims hope and make them feel comfortable enough …

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City Of Newberry Creates Task Force To Fight Opioid Crisis

Newberry will escalate the fight against opioid addiction in March with a five-member task force dedicated to solving the crisis. While the Alachua County Health Promotion and Wellness Coalition does not have specific statistics on opioid addiction in Newberry, they claim nearly ten percent of middle and high school students …

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