Media Release

Alachua County Activates Rumor Control

Friday, April 4, 2008 1:00 AM
11:35 a.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - Alachua County has activated its Rumor Control in response to a bomb threat situation at Santa Fe Community College's Northwest campus at 3000 NW 83rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606. The number for Rumor Control is 352-264-6557. "Citizens should only call 9-1-1 for life threatening emergencies, says David Donnely, Emergency Management Chief."
SFCC police and the Alachua County Sheriff's Office have begun a search of all college buildings. More information will be provided as it is received.
Contact David Donnelly, Emergency Management Chief, 352-264-6500 if you have any questions.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).