The National Center for Education Statistics released what they call “the nation’s report card” and it was good news for Florida and Hillsborough County specifically. The county was at the top of the list for 27 urban school districts. You can see more on the story in the Tampa Bay Times.
A road rage incident in Sarasota is making national news and the Sarasota County Sheriff’s office could used help to id the car that ended up running a motorcyclist off the road. The whole incident was caught on cell phone video. If you can help you’re asked to call the SCSO.
Beer Can Island is under new ownership and the rules are changing. The island was not especially clean and the four new owners are cleaning it up, adding restrooms and free overnight camping will not be allowed. You can still visit the island off Tampa for free but to use those restrooms to camp, you’ll need an access pass that will cost $35. That’s just for the first 300 sold and after that the price goes up.