Hillsborough County School Board Schedules Emergency Meeting TomorrowThe Hillsborough County School Board will hold an emergency meeting Friday at 8am to decide if Hillsborough County Schools will reopen August 31, 2020 as planned.
Cybersecurity Expert Warns Of Cyber Attacks On eLearning StudentsCybersecurity experts say hackers already becoming a problem for schools as they attempt to reopen amid the pandemic.
Florida Businesses Struggling With Increase In Chargeback FraudFlorida is ranked among the highest in the nation when it comes to reported cases of fraud. Experts are speaking up about scams which have led to chargebacks, ultimately hurting some Tampa Bay businesses.
Florida Man Arrested With Gun In One Hand, Beer In The OtherA Florida man in Wimauma was arrested on Saturday, August 1, 2020 after reports that he was waving a firearm at citizens while walking down the road.
USF School Of Hospitality And Tourism Management Receives AccreditationThe University of South Florida announced Friday that its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management within the Muma College of Business has received professional and academic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).
President Trump Makes A Campaign Stop In Tampa Bay AreaPresident Donald Trump stopped to fundraise for his reelection campaign yesterday in Tampa, a little more than three months from the Presidential Election. During his stop at Tampa International Airport with law enforcement and a group of supporters, he slammed Democrats, including his opponent, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Local Entrepreneurs Utilize Pandemic To Disrupt Healthcare Tech IndustryLocal and national healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs, better known as disruptors in this case, are using the COVID-19 pandemic to get ahead in technology and medicine. Their plan: Disrupt The Bay.
Tampa Bay Physician Discusses Return To School For Children With DisabilitiesDr. Escude, a family physician who spent most of his career focusing on those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has been working with his company to identify risks that are often missed in individuals with mental health disabilities. He says there are ways around deciding what’s best for your child come August.
Hillsborough County Opens New Free Testing Site In Town N CountryHillsborough County Opening New Test Site in Town N Country New test site offers evening and weekend hours. Residents must make appointment at (888) 513-6321
BREAKING: Single-Engine Plane Crash In Pasco, 1 Injured, 1 EvaluatedPasco County Fire Rescue is on the scene of an aircraft emergency near the runway of the Tampa North Airport. A single-engine plane crashed while attempting to take off.
Tampa Bay Crisis Center Reports Thousands Of Calls Due To COVID-19Local experts are giving an update on mental and emotional health statistics that have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. They report receiving thousands of calls regarding the newly mandated regulations and adapting to those limitations.
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.