Tag Archives: Gainesville

Dove World pastor refuses to apologize for his plans

Despite all the controversy caused by a Gainesville Pastor to burn Qurans last week, the pastor says he wouldn’t change how he went about his plans. Now the World Evangelical Alliance is calling on Pastor Terry Jones to apologize for International Burn a Quran Day. But as WUFT’s Empriss Campbell …

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The body of a Levy County soldier returns home

Amidst the chaotic media frenzy at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville over whether Pastor Terry Jones would or wouldn’t go through with burning the Quran on September 11th there was a more somber event unfolding at the Gainesville Regional Airport. Army Specialist Jamie Page came home Thursday from …

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A gathering for peace

On the night before the Dove Outreach Center’s original plans to burn Qurans, the Gainesville community filled the Trinity United Methodist Church to send a message of peace and tolerance. Michael Gillespie was there. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/peacegathering.mp3]

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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson listens to city and county officials and residents on the EPA plan to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site

U.S. Democratic Senator Bill Nelson met with elected leaders from Gainesville and Alachua County on Thursday afternoon to discuss the superfund plan for the contaminated Cabot-Koppers site in Northwest Gainesville. The Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to clean up the 90-acre site, once used for wood treatment — …

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