Storm Debris Pickup Rules To Follow 

Posted: 3:40 am Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

By Ann Kelly


If you’re still waiting for storm debris pickup you need to know what will not be picked up. The first round of pickups that are underway are for what counties call “vegetative debris” which includes those tree limbs. The second sweep will be for damaged fencing. But residents are responsible for disposing of things like mattresses and other things from the house with storm damage. For county by county pickup rules check the list for yourself here.


A transformer fire knocked out power to 8,000 Pinellas county residents yesterday. Traffic signals were also affected in the area. The substation is just off East Lake Rd near Brooker Creek School. By 5 pm most residents has their power back on.


The Bucs have signed former kicker Pat Murray who was with the Bucs in 2014 but was lost to injuries the past few years. Current kicker Nick Folk is now listed on injured reserve, so Murray will be on the field Sunday against Arizona.


There are fewer options if you take the bus in Hillsborough County now The Hillsborough County Regional Transit Authority’s new program called “Mission Max” launched on Sunday. It was designed with fewer routes that are aimed at providing better and faster connections. For possible changes to your route, take a look here.


Tropical Storm Ophelia is spinning out in the Atlantic. That latest tropical system is not expected to threaten any land. What is left of Hurricane Nate is now just a rain producer heading for the northeast. For the latest storm info check in with the Dove Hurricane Guide.