The area around the Bulloch Family Ranch on Tom Costine Road is still flooded weeks after Hurricane Irma, a situation exacerbated by poor county maintenance of culverts, the ranch owners say.
Dramatic video: An LPD officer making a DUI stop at Florida Avenue and Main Street on Sunday was grazed by the rear-view mirror of a passing driver who was later charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. Remember: Move over when you see flashing lights.
Many returned today after being turned away Saturday from Irma temporary food stamp registration at the RP Funding Center.
Crowds snaked up to the RP Funding Center this morning before registration opened at 7 a.m. Also: Check a short video of the line taken after daybreak. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply here.
Registration takes place daily 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday. Applicants are asked to come on a day corresponding to the first letter in their last name:
- People with last names A-F should show up 10/14
- People with last names G-J should show up 10/15
- People with last names K-O should show up 10/16
- People with last names P-Z should show up 10/17
- A make-up day will be held 10/18
Lawmakers and hurricane researchers have expressed concern about the condition of NOAA’s Gulfstream IV-SP high-altitude jet nicknamed “Gonzo,” which was forced to abort its message and return to its Lakeland base Monday. It was the third aborted or scrubbed mission of the Hurricane Hunter craft in eight days, the Washington Post reports.