Sandbags available as Eta moves closer to Bay area; Pinellas County closes schools early, and classes are cancelled for Thursday.
The Gabber will release updates every three hours, in line with the NHC’s advisories, until Hurricane or Tropical Storm Eta clears our coverage area.
Tropical Storm Eta hanging out in the Gulfport of Mexico; most of Florida expected to feel impacts of rain and wind over the week.
“I knew Gulfport would be doing something tonight and I didn’t want to celebrate alone,” said Gulfport resident Jean Blosser.
On Wednesday, October 28, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri implemented the body-worn camera trial program for the PCSO.
Eta is now a tropical storm and will likely impact the Tampa Bay area; the City of Gulfport will open up a sandbag center at the 49th Street Neighborhood Center on Sunday.
Tropical Depression Eta is expected to reorganize and could possibly make landfall near Florida’s Gulf Coast early next week.
Gulfport’s Funky Flamingo expands, Selene Salon and Spa opens and Gulfperk After Dark.
It was a big election night in Pinellas with a near 80% voter turnout – and, win or lose, Gulfport came out to party.
A Gulfport resident brought his concerns to the city council about the chemicals, including pesticides, used at Tomlinson Park.
On Wednesday, October 28, a bronze statue of community leader Elder Jordan Sr. was unveiled next to the Historic Manhattan Casino on 22nd Street.
Vice Mayor Michael Fridovich was elected by five municipal entities to become the newest appointee on the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Board of Directors.