The Ybor City Hamburger Mary’s has closed for good. They made the announcement last night on Facebook. The restaurant lost a great deal of business after a worker there was diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Their other locations are open.
Red tide is still around in the Bay area. Pinellas County Environmental Management posted an image on Facebook yesterday showing the bloom in Boca Ciega Bay near Gulfport. And unfortunately it doesn’t look like it’s leaving anytime soon. We’ll show you where it is and a future forecast here.
TECO has some good news for their customers. You should see the lowest monthly electric bills in 13 years starting in January. The Florida Public Service Commission approved TECO’s projected costs for fuel and other clauses on Monday.
The Florida Department of Transportation will install a pilot program to detect wrong-way drivers on the Howard Frankland after two serious crashes. It will be installed over the next few weeks. FDOT says the system has a 94% accuracy rate but the biggest problem remains people who drink and drive.