A health advisory has been issued for Ben T. Davis Beach due to high bacteria levels. This should be considered a potential risk to the bathing public and swimming is not recommended. Samples taken Wednesday were above threshold for enterococci bacteria. The beach will be re-sampled, Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
In response to Mayor Jane Castor’s Mayoral Order #1 issued pursuant to City of Tampa Executive Order 2020-02 and as we continue to monitor and take action against COVID-19, all City of Tampa beaches will be closed, until further notice. This closure will affect the following locations: Ben T Davis
A bicyclist was killed Wednesday morning along the Courtney Campbell Causeway after he rode over a downed live power line on a bike trail. The Tampa Police identified the man as Gregory Patterson. Patterson, 47, an active officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, died after the 6:40 a.m. accident