Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate

Tue Jun 25 03:14:58 PDT 2019

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.

4A's to host town hall on development in East Gainesville, Alachua County

The African-American Accountability Alliance, otherwise known as 4A's, is giving East Gainesville residents a forum where they can speak directly to Alachua and Gainesville City Commissioners.

St. Francis House Executive Director resigns

According to the press release, Kent Vann served the St. Francis House and the homeless community in Alachua County and the surrounding area as the Executive Director for the last 17 years.

Lake City Veterans Day Parade 2019

Lake City held its annual Veterans Day parade today and there were members from about every branch of the military there to receive thanks.

Alachua County, Gainesville pays tribute to veterans

On Monday, North Central Florida residents recognized local veterans and first responders.