Posted: 5:14 am Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
By Ann Kelly
Our most recent named storm is no threat to Florida. Tropical Storm Rina. The seventeenth named storm is way out in the Atlantic and could get a little stronger. The Dove Hurricane Guide has more.
!t’s Election Day in St Pete, with current Mayor Rick Kriseman going up against former Mayor Rick Bakers. The polls open at 7 am and close at 7 pm. We have a list of voting locations for you here.
FSU President John Thrasher has issued an indefinite interim suspension of all fraternities and sororities on campus in the aftermath of the death of a pledge at a fraternity party, and the arrest of another fraternity member for selling and trafficking cocaine. There is also a ban on alcohol sales at all recognized student organization events.
Metropolitan Ministries holiday tent is open in downtown Tampa at the corner of Cass and Nebraska. The need for donations is expected to be stronger than usual thanks to our hurricanes and families coming into the area from Puerto Rico. For more on what is needed click here,, and make plans to join The Dove for our Feed the Bay food drive for Metropolitan Ministries on Friday, Nov. 17th at the Land O Lakes Wal Mart.
Food for Florida continues today through Wednesday in Pasco County. The event is at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, and you are also asked to pre-register online to save time.
Seminole Heights residents paid tribute to the three people shot and killed by an unknown person at their annual Taste of the Heights Sunday. A new mural was unveiled at Nebraska and Osborne and residents wrote their own tributes as well. The search is still going on and you’re asked to call with any information at 1-800-873-TIPS.
The Suncoast Animal League returned from Puerto Rico with more than 100 dogs and a dozen cats that were left homeless after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island. Many of those rescued will be up for adoption this Saturday as part of Dogtoberfest at Highlander Park in Dunedin. Ann Kelly will host the events and has all the details here.