Media Release

A.L. Mebane High School on Alachua County Talks

Friday, February 10, 2012 4:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – A new edition of "Alachua County Talks" featuring an interview with A.L. Mebane High School Alumni Association member Verdell Washington Robinson, premieres Friday February 10, 2012, on Community 12 TV at 7:30 p.m.  Mrs. Robinson is a member of the former African American high school's first graduating class in 1957.

In speaking of the program, Alachua County Talks host Mark Sexton said, "Mrs. Robinson provides a fascinating look into the history of education, race relations, and the role African American schools played during the era of segregation."

The latest editions of Alachua County Talks air at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. every night except Thursday, and at 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. and 12 a.m. every day.  Special or regular County Commission and Gainesville City Commission meetings may preempt any showing.

View the Mebane High School Edition of Alachua County Talks  (click to watch now)

Visit the A.L. Mebane High School Alumni Association Website

View the complete Channel 12 Schedule.

For more information, contact the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5204.


  • 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).