Meet Allison Crume: USF's New Associated VP And Dean Of Undergraduate StudiesThe University of South Florida announced today the appointment of Allison Crume as Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Crume, an experienced higher education leader, will provide strategic direction and leadership to a unit that will continue to drive the innovative policies, programs and practices that established USF as a national model for student success.
HCSO Needs Help Identifying Suspects In Vehicle Theft/Burglary Spree“Knowing that guns have been stolen from some of these vehicles, identifying and locating these suspects is even more urgent. We do not want to see these weapons contributing to crime in our communities,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Please, help us help you by locking your doors, taking valuable items inside or concealing them if you must leave them in your vehicle.”
Mayor Kriseman: 'Masks Are More Comfortable Than Ventilators'Effective yesterday at 5pm, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman issued a mandatory face mask order, regardless of any contradictory orders from the Pinellas County Board of Commissioners.
Hillsborough Cty.: COVID-19 Numbers Up, More Testing Sites And MoreThe majority of COVID-19 fatalities in Hillsborough County are residents who were more than 65 years old. Residents who live in a senior care facility are at high risk for severe illness related to the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Suffering From Underfunding In FloridaSince COVID-19, of course traditional patient care has changed. McKinnon says in January, the CFBHN provided about 1,158 telehealth services, and by the end of April, they provided more than 54,000 telehealth service calls.
Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In DrovesRather than reduce numbers, one Clearwater-based tech company is connecting with locals to hire in droves.
Tampa Bay Truckers Speak Out To Recruit More DriversAs a shortage in truck drivers across the country threatens supply and demand, truck driving schools and their partners are working to recruit as many drivers as they can.
Beer and Legos: Big Storm Brewing Assists As Legoland Eyes Reopening"Very quickly the conversation went from, 'What are you doing?' to 'How much can you supply us and how fast can you get it for us?'"
Latest Plans For Reopening Hillsborough CountyAs of May 18, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ full Phase 1 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery took effect.
Publix Extends Store Hours, Drops Reserved Shopping Times For Seniors & First RespondersPublix is expanding its hours. Starting Saturday, May 16, stores will be open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Katie Johnston reports.
The Phase 1 Rules About Reopening Barber Shops And Salons Open Across FloridaCW44's Price McKeon outlines the rules of reopening.
Manatee County Distributing 10,000 Free Face Masks To ResidentsCommissioner Reggie Bellamy made it clear this is not meant to be a scare tactic, rather a safety precaution.
Ferg's Sports Bar And Grill Discusses Reopening In Phase 1Ferg's: “I don’t think anybody was prepared for this. Nobody.”
Tampa Bay Startup Shifts Attention To Pandemic Instead Of Closing DownStartup Founder, Lauren Wright was in the middle of launching her invention when COVID-19 hit.
Tampa Bay Area Doctors Unite To Establish Strategies To Combat COVID-19Bay area physicians pool resources to establish a plan of action with local leaders.