Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate

A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service officials confirmed lightning started the wildfire Sunday night and that it's now burning over 17,000 acres (6,900 hectares) just north of the busy interstate and a few miles west of a state highway.

Levy County School Board Announces Free School Meals

The School Board of Levy County announced that all students will continue to eat school cafeteria meals for free in the upcoming school year.

RAG Pasta Sauces Recalled Over Plastic Concerns

The FDA has announced a recall of RAG pasta sauces over concern the sauce may contain fragments of plastic.

Florida Natural History Museum offering extended hours in July

Every Friday, the museum will be open an extra 5 hours and also has free movie screenings tying together how science is portrayed in film.

IFAS researchers are finding new ways to market Florida peaches

University of Florida scientists are researching new ways to find consumers for Florida grown peaches other than just buying them at the grocery store.

Weekend Planner

Weekend Planner for July 19, 2019

New UF App Digitizing Tickets

A new app to digitalize UF football tickets launches August 1st