Sinkhole Grows, More Homes Condemned 

Posted: 3:47 am Monday, August 7th, 2017

By Ann Kelly

The sinkhole in Land O Lakes grew over the weekend and two more homes have been condemned Crews had to stop cleanup on Friday when the ground became unstable once again. Pasco County Commissioners have awarded a contract to Ceres Environmental Services for the project cleanup. For now the county’s insurance fund will be picking up the $1.3 million dollar price tag for the initial phase of the cleanup that will take some 3-4 weeks.

 

The Hillsborough County Regional Transit Authority Board will be voting on a new bus system today. If approved, some 20% of routes will disappear but those that remain will have buses stopping more often.

 

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri calls the theft of cars and joyriding an epidemic and a deadly game among teens in the county. Three more boys died over the weekend after they crashed at 19 and Tampa

 

School begins Thursday for students in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Hernando and Pasco will be back in next Monday.

 

A terrible situation in Hillsborough County with more than 50 cats found in one home, with at least two dozen others found dead. Many of those rescued did not survive due to poor health. Animal Control is investigating, and the remaining cats and kittens are at the Pet Resource Center.

 

Alfred Angelo Bridal Salons will not fulfill any orders despite what they told customers after they abruptly closed their doors after filing for bankruptcy. The latest twist – gown sharing on social media. You can link up with other brides left in the lurch here, and there is also a