Sunday, July 12, 2020
The property at State Road 44 and South Walker Drive was the subject of a variety of development plans that failed to come to fruition, but the commercial zoning and 967 feet of frontage on State Road 44, left it vulnerable to development. Once purchased, more than 1,600 linear feet of the creek and upland forests of oaks and pines will be secured from development.
The GFOA award is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting and is awarded to entities who go above and beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles, indicating a spirit of transparency and full disclosure. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
State Attorney General Ashley Moody joined the Florida Lottery in warning about a Lottery scam targeting the elderly making its rounds in South Florida in which scammers are asking residents for help claiming a “winning” ticket.
Through one-on-one interviews and surveys in both English and Spanish, the Lastinger Center for Learning will interview students, parents, teachers and administrators across Florida on how the pandemic impacted education.
The office of U.S. Attorney for Central Florida U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announced that Greenberg is being charged with stalking and the unlawful use of a means of identification of another person. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison.
To slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, state public health professionals are calling Floridians who may have come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. These calls are an extremely vital tool in the state’s effort to contain the spread of the virus, but Floridians need to take steps to verify that the call is from the local county health department before providing information.
The Florida Realtors released a report on Monday showing that the coronavirus pandemic impacted the housing market across the Sunshine State last month. 
The scammers are claiming that they’ve won a Lottery prize but are unable to collect it because they are not a U.S. citizen so they ask the victim to claim the prize for them, promising a share of the winnings.
According to the study which AAA released on Monday, this week started with the average gallon of gas in Florida costing $2.02, the same as it was at the start of last week.
While about 40 percent of Florida travelers had to reschedule at least one trip this year, 39 percent say they canceled a trip with no plans to reschedule.