High Springs at a Crossroads
The future of High Springs' main street is at a crossroads after city leaders pulled support and funding for a downtown development program. The grassroots effort, the Main Street Organization, first received support from the city 5 years ago leading to a public-private partnership. The move was made after some commissioners said they didn't have enough oversight of the organization. The organization will soon be without a manager. It's a move concerning some business owners including one who moved to the area because of the organization's effort and later volunteered for it.
"I'm concerned that High Springs is going to become anywhere USA," said the organization's president Lucie Regensdorf.
4 voted against the funding including Mayor William Coughlin who told TV20 by phone the decision was appropriate.
- Detour in High Springs Starting Monday April 14th
- High Springs Railroad Removal
- High Springs Police Department Investigations Continue, Some City Officials Disagree
- High Springs City Manager Defends Changes For Police Department
- Sexual Misconduct arrest in High Springs
- Power Outage In High Springs Affects Nearly 4,000 Residents
- High Springs Building Restoration On Hold
- High Springs Police Chief Remembered
- High Springs Officials Consider Allowing Sunday Alcohol Sales
- High Springs New Sewer System