Ice River Springs Bottling Plant under new ownership

Ice River Springs Bottling Plant under new ownership

A major employer in Gilchrist County is changing hands.

Florida to change emergency evacuation routes

The state's new strategy would open up the shoulder of the interstates rather than turning southbound lanes into northbound lanes, which was what was done before.

Alligator Lake Excavation

Perry Construction teams with FWP to help clean Alligator Lake

Bradford Co. Deputies investigating incident at Harvey's Supermarket

The Bradford County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help. Deputies released these photos on their Facebook page.

Man shot three times in Alachua armed robbery, walks to gas station for help

Alachua Police officers responded to the Circle K on Northwest U.S. Highway 441 in reference to a person shot. Once officers arrived they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. After an investigation, officers found out that the victim and two other passengers were traveling from the Waffle House in Alachua to the area of Northwest 147 Lane and NW 134 Terrace.

WCJB to air National Anthem every day

WCJB and Gray Television stations across the country will begin airing the national anthem each day.

Farm Fact: America's favorite veggie the potato

The potato is one of America's most popular vegetables. Each year, Americans eat an average of 125 pounds of potatoes per person. June is the peak of Florida's potato season, with a 90-day growing cycle the harvest period is from late January through June. Growing potatoes in Florida produces different commercial varieties from those grown in other parts of the country. Most U.S. growers produce russet potatoes. This variety does not grow well in Florida because it can take up to four months to produce tubers. Florida's most popular varieties are White Potatoes, the LaChipper, Sebago and the Yukon Gold. Also, Red Potatoes, the Red LaSoda and the LaRouge. A 100-foot row can produce from 150 to 300 pounds of potatoes depending on the variety and the year.