Media Release

New County Update Show Premiers

Monday, November 17, 2008 12:00 AM

9:30 a.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - A new County Update show is now running on Cox Channel 12.  The show includes feature stories highlighting the following:

1)    Butterfly Rain Forrest at the Museum of Natural History

2)    Alachua County Fire rescue's Family Fun Nights at McDonalds

3)    Veterans Day Celebration

4)    Alachua County Veterans Memorials Booklet

5)    Alachua County Forever Phifer Flatwoods Property

6)    County Road 1474 resurfacing

7)    Electric cars

8)    Ida Rawls Retirement: Creating Respect for People and Place

To view this show immediately on Video on Demand, click on the link below:

The jump points below the view screen allow you to jump to each story.

County Update is on at 7pm every night but Thursday and at 7 a.m. and midnight every day (all showings may be preempted by special or regular meetings)   Click the link below to view the Ch. 12 schedule:

For more information, call the Alachua County Communications office at 352-374-5226



  • 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).