New School Start Times Proposed For Hillsborough Students 

Posted: 3:36 am Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

By Ann Kelly

The Hillsborough County School District’s class schedule was released for the 2018-2019 school year yesterday. The proposed schedule has high school students starting their day an hour later among other changes. The School Board will vote on the changes at their next meeting Tuesday, October 17th at 3 pm at the district headquarters on Kennedy Blvd. You can see the complete here.


Tropical Storm Ophelia is expected to become a hurricane but is not expected to threaten any land. When it does it will break a record as the tenth consecutive storm to reach hurricane status. You can track the progress of the storm in the Dove Hurricane Guide.


If you’re still waiting for storm debris pickup you also 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.


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..