Alachua County residents are divided over the proposed Veterans Transitional Housing Facility. A number of residents spoke up against the project yesterday at the Alachua County Commission Meeting. Those in favor of the facility urged residents to consider the debt owed to veterans. Gainesville resident of almost 40-years, Robert Kaplan-Stein, …Read More »
In a 3-2 vote, the Alachua County Commission has designated a site near the intersection of Tower and Newberry Roads as a temporary home for returning veterans. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, the move has generated concern from business owners and residents. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Temp Vet Home Wrap.mp3]Read More »
This afternoon The Alachua County Commission and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will dedicate a building after former longtime Sheriff Joe Crevasse. The 4 P.M. service will honor Crevasse for his 21 years of service in law enforcement. Crevasse served as Alachua County Sheriff from 1955 to 1976 and the …Read More »
Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell’s budget struggle with the Alachua County Commission is continuing. As Brittany Thompson reports, Sheriff Darnell is making preparations in the event her budget appeal to the state is denied. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/brittanysheriff.mp3]Read More »
The Alachua County Commission district 5 seat is up for grabs as Jim Gabriel challenges incumbent Lee Pinkoson. As 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports, both candidates are searching for ways to improve infrastructure and jobs. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AlachuaCountyCommissionDistrict2final.mp3]Read More »
Alachua County Commission race for the District 4 seat features an incumbent against a political newcomer.
It’s a battle between the experienced and a political newcomer in the Alachua County Commission District Four race between incumbent Cynthia Moore Chestnut and real estate agent Susan Baird. Florida’s 89.1, W-U-F-T’S Empriss Campbell previews the upcoming race. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/districtfourrace.mp3]Read More »
Fish Camp Owner disagrees with potential airboat curfew. Owner of Twin Lakes Fishing and Camping Jeff Stucker says an airboat curfew ordinance would cost the county, and his business money. The Alachua County Commission has the final say as to whether or not the ordinance goes on the ballot. “Quiet …Read More »