A brand-new, swashbuckling quest awaits families visiting LEGOLAND® Florida when the Pirate River Quest opens on November 2, 2022. This November, board a family-friendly boat ride to search for Captain Redbeard’s lost treasure through an all-new hilarious adventure. The quest to uncover the lost treasure unfolds brick by brick as familiesContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County issued a rabies alert for the area surrounding Nobb Oak Ave. This is in response to cat that tested positive on 6/13/2022 (Description: Domestic Shorthaired Brown Tabby & White). All residents and visitors in Hillsborough County should be aware that rabies isContinue Reading

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the reestablishment of the Florida State Guard and introduced the new director of this emergency-focused civilian volunteer force, retired Marine Corps. Lieutenant Colonel Chris Graham. By bringing back the Florida State Guard, Florida now joins 22 other states and territories with state-level defense forces, andContinue Reading

An argument that started Friday afternoon at the Club Vape kiosk at the Westfield Brandon mall led to one person getting shot outside the mall. Now, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced the arrest of the suspect Saturday night. Quran Deandre Johnson, 19, was arrested while operating a stolenContinue Reading

In a follow-up on a report this weekend, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) is investigating a second presumptive positive case of monkeypox. The person is isolated, and the risk of exposure remains low. DOH-Broward is working with the Bureau of Epidemiology to notify close contacts andContinue Reading

The Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services reported on a Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case in a 4-year-old pony from Columbia County in northern Florida. The unvaccinated horse presented with signs of apprehension, depression, fever, muscle twitch, incoordination, inability to stand, and head pressing, and listlessness earlier this month. TheContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is advising the public to take precautions when enjoying fresh water activities locally or when traveling abroad, especially swimming in warm freshwater lakes, hot springs, rivers, creeks and ponds to avoid Naegleria fowleri.  N. fowleri is a naturally occurring amoeba that can beContinue Reading

You’re most likely to notice termites during their swarming activity, but colonies infesting trees and structures are active year-round in Florida. This puts properties at risk for costly damages and trees vulnerable to high winds. Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) want residents,Continue Reading

Florida’s premier and fastest-growing provider of superior and convenient healthcare services, MD Now Urgent Care, is opening its third state-of-the-art clinic of 2022. The newest clinic in Brandon is the first clinic to open in Hillsborough County and will serve the surrounding communities. Providing a variety of urgent healthcare services,Continue Reading

The Florida Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that it has endorsed Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis in his re-election bid to remain Florida’s Chief Financial Officer. “The Florida Chamber of Commerce endorses Jimmy Patronis to continue serving as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer. Jimmy fought side by side with the FloridaContinue Reading

An uplifting film for the whole family and based on a true story, NO VACANCY follows a jaded reporter demoted to a rural news bureau who finds her cynicism slowly transformed as she befriends a recovering addict and writes about a church struggling to purchase a motel for homeless families. Starring SeanContinue Reading

Disney CEO Bob Chapek and the Mouse House are under fire for their opposition to Florida’s H.B. 1557 “Parental Rights in Education” bill, which has been labeled the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill by opponents and an “Anti-Grooming” Bill by supporters. The Daily Wire poll found over two-thirds of Americans andContinue Reading