Joe Byrnes came to WMFE/WMFV from the Ocala Star-Banner and The Gainesville Sun, where he worked as a reporter and editor for several years. Joe graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and turned to journalism after teaching. He enjoys freshwater fishing and family gatherings.
Recent Stories from Joe Byrnes
The House Appropriations Committee approved Senate Bill 100 with no debate and little comment Friday morning.
Most people are going to forget about bears over the winter because they’re just not around, leave their garbage out and bird seed and pet food out, and we’re telling them — reminding them — that bears are going to be moving around.
Ocala Sen. Dennis Baxley calls the bill “guardrails” against potential problems.
Anthony Sabatini is trying to garner support for Matt Gaetz with an online petition.
The state had anticipated a reduction in J&J allocations and is using the two-dose Moderna vaccine instead.
The collection at Florida Tech’s Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts could be going, as well.
In Lake County, union president Stuart Klatte says the order continues to put teachers “behind the eight ball” when it comes to testing and evaluations.