The Dove Daily Update 

Winston Facing Suspension

  • 3:33 am Friday, June 22nd, 2018 by Ann Kelly

ESPN saysThe SunPass toll system is still having problems more than two weeks after planned maintenance. FDOT says because of that there will be no late fees or penalties.. Some transactions from last month still haven’t been posted but you can check your balance and add to your account

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s schedule is out for next season. The first home game that will kick off five in a row is October 6th against the Florida Panthers. The first games against the Washington Capitals that knocked the Lightning out of the race for the Stanley Cup won’t be [More]

St Pete Pride Parade Threats

  • 3:22 am Thursday, June 21st, 2018 by Ann Kelly

St Pete Police and federal authorities are checking into threats made on social media against the St Pete Pride Parade this Saturday. Those posts were found on Facebook and if that person is found they could face charges even if no violence occurs. The parade is this Saturday and is the largest Pride parade in Florida.

Those aren’t sonic booms residents are hearing around the Ocala National Forest – they’re bombs. The Navy is conducting bomb training exercises in the Pine Castle Range Complex. They’re scheduled to wrap up tonight.

A bite from a venomous Puss caterpillar sent a [More]

Watch For Venomous Caterpillars

  • 3:23 am Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

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Mazzaro’s Italian Market reopened Tuesday after a fire in the warehouse Friday night caused some $75,000 in damage.. The market owners think it was an electrical issue that triggered the blaze.

Mazzaro’s Market Closed After Fire

  • 3:42 am Monday, June 18th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Mazzaro’s Market will be closed today after a fire in the warehouse Friday night caused extensive damage. That fire caused some $75,000 damage. The market owners think it was an electrical issue that triggered the blaze. There’s more on the Mazzaro’s Facebook page, and right now they’re hoping to reopen Tuesday.

Families that left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria are once again looking for a new home. A fire at an apartment complex in Riverview has left 100 residents looking for shelter and Somos Puerto Rico Tampa is working with Missions of Miracles to help them find shelter. For more [More]

Allegiant Airlines Cancels More Flights

  • 3:37 am Friday, June 15th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Passengers flying Allegiant Air out of St Pete-Clearwater Airport are still waiting for flights. The airline was waiting for delivery of new planes and thought they would be here this week. But now it might be next week or longer before the planes arrive.

It’s a bad year for jellyfish stings. At least 1,200 stings have been reported between this past Saturday and Wednesday in Volusia County. Officials say it’s definitely well above average but think it’s just more people at the beach and not more jellyfish.

Walmart, Trader Joe’s Whole Foods, Sprouts, Walgreens, Costco, recalled pre-cut melons and fruit [More]

School Superintendent Fights For Job

  • 3:48 am Thursday, June 14th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Hernando County Superintendent Dr. Lori Romano fired all 47 of the teachers at the low-performing Morton Elementary in April. Now it’s Dr. Romano who has been fired. School Board members will present her formal letter of termination on June 26th, and Romano will have 10 days to contest it.

The Hillsborough County Metropolitan Organization’s Transportation Committee wants to make the commute shorter and safer. They approved a five-year funding plan for improvements in the wake of the deadly crash on Bayshore Blvd in Tampa. Other roads on the list include Dale Mary and Kennedy.

Largo has a big problem with [More]

Improvements Planned For A Safer Commute

  • 4:00 am Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

The Hillsborough County Metropolitan Organization’s Transportation Committee wants to make the commute shorter and safer. They approved a five-year funding plan for improvements in the wake of the deadly crash on Bayshore Blvd in Tampa. Other roads on the list include Dale Mary and Kennedy.

Largo has a big problem with on-emergency phone calls clogging up the 911 lines. But a new program will offer mental health assistance since many of those callers are in need of that type of help. Mental health advocates will go on call with officers. Directions for Living was instrumental in getting the program in [More]

SunPass Back Today

  • 4:17 am Monday, June 11th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

SunPass has been shut down for maintenance  but is expected to be back online today at 9 am. If you’re low on funds for your SunPass account you won’t be able to add more until the system is back on line. Tolls will still be charged and added to accounts .

St Petersburg City Council will be discussing the “No Straws St Pete” campaign at this week’s meeting. The grassroots movement to limit the use of plastic straws has over 100 businesses on board. Clearwater and Gulfport are considering similar plans.

A huge water main break in Tampa is still [More]

Water Main Break Triggers Boil Water Notice In Tampa

  • 3:45 am Friday, June 8th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

A huge water main break in Tampa has flooded some home and closed roads in the area. The break happened on North Rome Avenue and West Powhattan Avenue.  Watch for detours this morning. Also, residents and businesses within the area of 275 to the east, Dale Mabry to the west, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to the south and Busch to the north to are under a boil water notice for the next couple of days as a precaution.

John Barrineau, the driver of the second car involved in a drag race on Bayshore Blvd, will be charged as adult. is 17 years [More]

Sales Tax Holiday Ends At Midnight

  • 3:25 am Thursday, June 7th, 2018 by Ann Kelly

Tax-free shopping ends at midnight for Florida’s 2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. It’s a chance to get some supplies for your hurricane prep kit a little cheaper. You can see a full list of what is included here as well as what is not.

The driver of the second car involved in a drag race on Bayshore Blvd. will be charged as adult. John Barrineau is 17 years old and has been in the Juvenile Detention facility since being arrested along with 18 year old Cameron Herrin who struck and killed Jessica Raubenolt, and her 2-year-old daughter who died shortly after the crash.

The Hillsborough [More]