Officials with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-Hillsborough) report investigating a confirmed measles case in an individual with recent overseas travel. The patient, an adult male, reported travel to South America in recent weeks. Healthcare providers, including hospital emergency departments, have been asked to have a heightenedContinue Reading

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) Head Start services in Pinellas County have delayed the January return to school to address possible mold concerns found in the following centers: Clearwater Center  Connie L Marmaro  Dunedin Center Friendship Center  Good Samaritan Center Gulley Center High Point Center Jordan Park Center  Los Caminos Rainbow Center Tarpon Springs Center Florida facilities are more proneContinue Reading

The Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management is providing recycling tips this Holiday to its residential customers.  Tampa residents are encouraged to be mindful of the significant increase in waste generated by the season.   The regional, #RecycleTheHolidays, social media campaign collaboration between the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County,Continue Reading

A portion of Bayshore Boulevard between W Brorein Street and W Platt Street and W Brorein Street between S Ashley Drive and Bayshore Boulevard will close daily beginning on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 for utility construction.  A utility contractor will be installing equipment on and adjacent to an existing utilityContinue Reading


The city of Tampa appealed a federal judge’s ruling that granted summary judgment to Liberty Counsel, thereby invalidating the Tampa ordinance that prohibited licensed counselors from providing voluntary talk therapy to minors seeking help to reduce or eliminate their unwanted same-sex attractions, behaviors, or identity. Liberty Counsel represents marriage andContinue Reading

The City of Tampa and the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department are soliciting proposals from qualified consultants to provide planning services in the development of a comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan, providing direction and priorities required to meet the city’s parks and recreation needs of our residents well intoContinue Reading

Hernando County Al Nienhuis announced Wednesday that four suspects are in custody in connection with the murder of Preston Talley of Gainesville. Nienhuis identified the four as Kayla Ja’Nae Morrow, 25; Joshua Dewayne Gardner, 24; Andrew Christopher Abbott, 19; and Brandon Joe Harrelson, 24. The group lured Talley,35, into the Withlacoochee State Forrest using a dating site calledContinue Reading