Williston (Florida, United States)

Type: City
Name: Williston (Florida, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 29.387501
Longitude: -82.4468
population: 2,450
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israelis, Vietnam, and deregulation: Letters

Where are crying Israelis?Why on page A3 of the Orlando Sentinel do we often have a picture of a sobbing Palestinian in Gaza?Are there no sobbing Israelis?Unfortunately, Jews have been killed, and Jewish families mourn, too. These pictures of the Palestinians ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the Editor for Aug. 17, 2014

No return on taxes I recently saw in the Star-Banner that the population of the counties dictates the amount county commissioners earn. My question is, what state department affixes the sum value of that salary?I would like to strongly suggest that the ... [Published Ocala.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

For local peanut farmers, outlook not improving

Scott Robinson, left, co-owner of Williston Peanuts, looks at a Palmer Amaranth weed pointed out by University of Florida associate professor Jason Ferrell, from the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Weed Science Department, at 35 Farms peanut ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Orlando not Las Vegas

Regarding the recent announcement about yet another megamillion-dollar hotel/shopping complex on or around International Drive ("Orlando approves I-Drive mall and hotel project," Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday):I continue to be puzzled when developers publicly ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Defending Tony Stewart

George Díaz's column, "Tragedy should reform Stewart," in Monday's Sentinel on the sad death of Kevin Ward Jr., was off the mark.He wrote it as if Tony Stewart's passion for racing was the cause of Ward's death. The cause of Ward's death, sadly, was his ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Lottery shuts down 18 outlets in wake of PB Post probe

No more salesThe Florida Lottery stripped 18 stores of the right to sell lottery tickets, claiming fraudulent sales. The lottery began investigating after The Palm Beach Post identified inexplicable winnings among dozens of players, many of them store ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Williston Logging Enterprises Employ 3 Generations of Floridians

| When it comes to Florida's forests, Eddie Hodge probably could name every tree he comes across: Whether it's oak or pine, hard or soft wood, he's logged it and shipped it.Hodge is the CEO of Willis­ton Timber Co. , a 37-year-old business that got its ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

For 37 years, he's been logging in North Florida

President of Derby Gold Pine Shavings and its sister company, the Williston Timber Company, Eddie Hodge was named the Florida Logger of the Year, shown at Derby Gold Pine Shavings where the pine wood harvested and brought into the Williston Timber Company ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

I-75 opened 50 years ago

In the 1960s the city got its first enclosed shopping mall anchored by Sears and Maas Brothers. The Gainesville Mall was located on Northwest 13th Street near 23rd Avenue where Lowe's now stands. After Sears and Maas Brothers moved west to The Oaks Mall, ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

New officers are in place for Fort Worth-based NYCHA

Texas cutting horse enthusiast Austria Arnold was recently elected president of National Youth Cutting Horse Association during the group’s annual July convention in Fort Worth. The 850-plus youth membership organization elected Arnold over two other ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: horse, Officer, Wood, Equine
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Five things to know for Wednesday, July 30

1. Give Kids The World Charity Event, a fundraiser to help give terminally ill children and their families a weeklong vacation in Central Florida to visit all the major attractions at no cost. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the UF Hilton, 1714 SW 34th ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

More storms for today

I'M PERFECT, ACCORDING TO HER, BUT SHE'S THE ONLY ONE! [LAUGHTER] AND WE'LL SHOW YOU THE PICTURES FROM YESTERDAY THAT WERE NOT PERFECT. EDGEWATER, PICTURES SENT IN TO US, #WESH 2 STORMS. AND YOU COULD SEE THE FUNNEL. COMING DOWN TOWARDS THE GROUND. SURVEY ... [Published News Channel 2000 - Jul 26 2014]

Quotes

Regarding John A Renick's letter to the editor on Aug. 10: I also read Robert L Moore's guest column, "The other 'Guns of August': What led to the Vietnam War" in the Aug. 1 Sentinel, and came away with a different take
The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program received the Oral History Association's Stetson Kennedy Vox Populi Award "for outstanding achievement in using oral history to create a more humane and just world." The Proctor Program recently completed a documentary film on the lives of Latino immigrant workers in Florida titled "Siempre Adelante: A LookLook at...
"The crop looks good. Maybe not as good as last year" said Andy Robinson, who manages the farm and co-owns the Williston Peanuts shelling facility. "Last year we had even better rainfall."

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Helping Rainbow Springs: Plan targets pollutants [Published Ocala.com - 5 hours ago]
UPDATE: 10 states where taxpayers get best bang... [Published Morningstar.com - 13 hours ago]
Israelis, Vietnam, and deregulation: Letters [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 18 2014]
UF's Samuel Proctor Oral History Program wins h... [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 17 2014]
Letters to the Editor for Aug. 17, 2014 [Published Ocala.com - Aug 17 2014]
Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generat... [Published Energy Information Administration - Aug 15 2014]
For local peanut farmers, outlook not improving [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Orlando not Las Vegas [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 13 2014]
Croft, L.F. "Punk" [Published StarBanner.com - Aug 13 2014]
Defending Tony Stewart [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 12 2014]
Lottery shuts down 18 outlets in wake of PB Pos... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 09 2014]
Williston Logging Enterprises Employ 3 Generati... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 08 2014]
Williston Logging Enterprises Employ 3 Generati... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Aug 08 2014]
Marines hone MOS skills during annual training [Published Camp Lejeune Globe - Aug 07 2014]
Speakers address state of area’s springs, water... [Published Ocala.com - Aug 06 2014]
Confusion over service dogs leave some vets shu... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Aug 04 2014]
For 37 years, he's been logging in North Florida [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 03 2014]
Men of steel [Published Ocala.com - Aug 03 2014]
I-75 opened 50 years ago [Published Gainesville Sun - Aug 03 2014]
Reservists in action: Marines hone MOS skills ... [Published United States Marine Corps - Aug 01 2014]
New officers are in place for Fort Worth-based ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 01 2014]
Announcing Landstar's Newest Million Mile Safe ... [Published Scottrade - Jul 31 2014]
Five things to know for Wednesday, July 30 [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 30 2014]
More storms for today [Published News Channel 2000 - Jul 26 2014]
Florida's Fabulous Fairs... There Is One Near... [Published About - Jul 26 2014]
Police, community and calendar briefs for July ... [Published Ocala.com - Jul 24 2014]
Business announcements for July 20, 2014 [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 20 2014]
Letters to the Editor for July 17, 2014 [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 17 2014]
Walking tour of prairie sheetflow project is Fr... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 16 2014]
HAARTS lets UF vet students care for animals [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 16 2014]
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