Tag Archives: Union County

Education climate reaches new lows as Scott tours state

One week ago, Gov. Rick Scott embarked on a state-wide “listening tour” to talk with Florida’s teachers, parents and students amid state- and nationwide concern about education sparked by the Chicago teachers’ strike. Alachua County teachers union president Karen McCann said she thinks he’s only listening because he’s afraid to …

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Serious injuries from three car crash

A three car crash in Union County has left two people with serious injuries.  The Florida Highway Patrol says Lake Butler resident Cailyn Stalnaker was driving eastbound on State Road 100 around 7:45 this morning and slowed to make a left turn on County Road 237.  Lake City resident Harlos …

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Search continues for missing fisherman

The search continues for a man missing since Saturday. Norris Demeritte was fishing with his mother in Lake Palestine in Union County and never returned. Union County Sheriff Jerry Whitehead says the Sheriff’s Office is doing everything they can to find the body of the missing man. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/Whitehead1.mp3] Whitehead adds …

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