Posted: 4:02 am Thursday, July 28th, 2016
By Ann Kelly
The Sundial is for sale. The Edwards group put the downtown St Pete property on the market yesterday with no listed selling price. Bill Edwards bought the former Baywalk property back in 2011 for $5.2 million.
The Federal Trade Commission says Florida is the credit card fraud capitol of the nation. They base that on the number of complaints received and last year Florida was number one.
Firefighters are still working that brush fire most likely started by lighting on Egmont Key. The island will remain closed until Florida State Park gives the official okay, and you can check with them here. That photo came from USFWS firefighter Brian Pippin and WTSP.
WalletHub has named St Petersburg as the best-run city in the state. But nationwide the city comes in 48th out of the top 150 cities on the list. WalletHub ranks cities based on financial stability, education, health, safety, economy, and infrastructure and pollution.
Former Buccaneer Warren Sapp went diving for lobsters down in the Keys and ended up getting bitten by a shark. He was on a chartered boat in Marathon and said he was bitten reaching down in a hole. Sapp said the shark bit him hard, but they wrapped his arm in duct tape and went on fishing. Sapp took that photo and posted it to his Facebook page.
The deadline to register to vote in Florida’s August 30th primary is this Monday, August 1st. You can do that online but just make sure you do it on time.
There was no winner in Powerball last night with a jackpot of $422 million. Saturday’s drawing will now have an estimated jackpot of $478 million.
Individual game tickets for the Bucs go on sale this morning; single game tickets for the Lighting are also coming up on August 8th.