Bayshore HOA To Fund Police Presence 

Posted: 3:34 am Thursday, May 31st, 2018

By Ann Kelly

 

The  Bayshore Beautiful Homeowners’ Association is going to pay for increased police presence along Bayshor Blvd after a young mother and her 2-year old daughter were struck and killed by drag racing teenagers a week ago. They’ll pay $2,500 for the next month to have Tampa Police Department Officers in the area, and then take a look at how things went to see if they want to continue the program. You can even help them out – we have the full story here.

 

 

 

Hurricane season officially begins on Friday, and this weekend we’ll kick off the tax-free shopping holiday as well for supplies.. For more information check the Florida Department of Revenue site. The full list of items that qualify from June 1st through June 7th are here.

 

 

 

A trial date has been set in the case against former police captain Curtis Reeves. Olsen is charged in the shooting death of Chad Oulson in a Wesley Chapel movie theater over four years ago. The trial day is now scheduled to begin February 25th, 2019.

 

 

The city of St Pete’s sewage system had no major issues after this past weekend’s tropical downpours from Alberto. There was one minor spill at the Van Dyke Plant. The city has spent more then $100 million dollars on upgrades to the system after major problems two years ago.

 

 

There are a lot more people being diagnosed with strep throat in Hillsborough County. It’s spread by person-to-person contact. In Brandon alone there is a one hundred per cent rise is cases. For more on what the symptoms are and where to get tested check here.