Teamster's rep: Longwood official's DUI arrest complicates stalled talks with cops who haven't had raises in 5 years
LONGWOOD, Fla. -- Five-plus years have come and gone since Longwood's 42 cops cops have seen any kind of a legitimate pay raise. The business agent for the Teamster's union is fully cgnizant the recent DUI arrest of City Commissioner Butch Bundy in the wake of November's horrific crash will likely aggravate the situation that much more.
LAKE MARY, Fla. -- The Seminole County School district has seen a dramatic spike in student enrollment in the past couple of weeks.
Dramatic enough to fill the equivalent of three classrooms, district officials say. The sudden influx comes from families leaving Puerto Rico, many of them to Central Florida since the massive devastation from Hurricane Maria.
Attendance light along World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona & in NSB, though sharks plentiful Sunday near South Jetty where 3 surfers bitten
Plus there was the rescue of a man in a boat that was overwhelmed by choppy waters and a teen swimmer injured when he was caught by surprise by a strong wave that slammed him head first into the bottom.
LONGWOOD -- The 14-month-old Florida black bear cub whose mother attacked a Longwood resident March 16, will spend the rest of its life at EARS wildlife sanctuary near Citra in Marion County. The mother bear, hower, was put down Thursday whwn both were captured.