The City of Ocala is stepping up sandbag distribution efforts to help residents prepare for more severe weather. City Spokesman Sonny Allen says they have extended distribution hours and added another location where people can pick up sandbags for free. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/ALLEN-22.mp3] Ocala experienced severe flooding early last week because of …Read More »
[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/QAOcalaFlooding.mp3] North Central Florida recently faced some unexpected heavy rainfalls. Two major accidents occured on rain-soaked Interstate-75 near Ocala, about twelve-hundred houses lost power and more than 20 city streets are still reported to be flooded. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT’FM’s Kristen Hammel spoke wih Ocala Spokesman Sonney Allen who says crews are currently …Read More »
A group of local high school students had the opportunity to become young chefs while serving the community.
Local students helped cook and serve food at this year’s Wild Game Feast in Gainesville. The event took place Thursday night at the Rotary Conservation Area at Hatchet Creek. The annual event sponsored by the local Rotary Club featured dishes created and prepared by students of the Eastside High School …Read More »