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Tobie Perkins

Tobie Perkins is a general assignment reporter for WUFT. She can be reached at news@wuft.org or (352)294-6397

At The Finish Line

Florida voters overwhelmingly voted to end greyhound racing with Amendment 13, which not only banned the sport, but made it constitutionally illegal. Arthur “Art” Marcoux, a greyhound trainer at Sanford Orland Kennel Club, has never known a life without greyhounds. They’ve been his paycheck for more than three decades – and so much more. They’re his pride.

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Marion County’s Evergreen Elementary Gets New Operator After First Year Of “Turnaround Plan”

At last week’s Florida Board of Education meeting in Lakeland, Marion County Superintendent Heidi Maier expressed that while she is proud of the progress Marion County public schools have made since 2016, she remains concerned about Evergreen Elementary, one of the remaining two D schools in Marion County.

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