The 4th of July fizzled out in St Petersburg with the cancellation of the city’s fireworks display. A post from the city’s Facebook page blamed technical issues with the company hired to do the fireworks. They have not rescheduled the display.
One of the newest laws on the books in Florida is causing a lot of confusion for people just wanting to walk on their favorite beach. Those beaches with private homes on them are now private up to the high tide, leading one homeowner on Indian Rocks Beach to put up a fence he’s since been ordered to take down.
AAA is predicting another record-breaking holiday weekend, with almost 47 million people will be on the roads for the 4th of July holiday weekend, officially running Tuesday through Sunday. That’s the most people traveling since AAA started keeping records on travel.