The yearly 4-H apple and pecan sale is now through Oct. 1. Get a 40-pound bushel of apples for $44 or a half-bushel for $24. Yellow Delicious and Empire apples are featured this year. Pecans, halves and pieces are sold by the pound. Find out more here.
Annexation on City Commission Work Session Agenda
City leaders will talk about what it would take to add a potential 386 properties to tax rolls at the City Commission work session meeting at at 6 p.m. City Hall, 201 Highland NE Ave. Officials had asked to find how many possible properties would be eligible to annex into Largo in March. Here is the rest of the agenda.
eHow for eBooks
Learn how to browse, place on hold and check out ebooks from the library's digital catalog at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. The class is not intended for Kindle owners.
Ski Club Coming to Largo
Eat, drink and talk snow skiing at the Clearwater/St. Pete Ski Club monthly social meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Thirsty Marlin, 351 West Bay Drive. Find out more about the group here.
Bucs Fall in Season Opener
Tampa Bay’s season opener over the weekend was a heartbreaker for sure, but it was a close one. While the 18-17 loss to the New York Jets puts a big zero in the win column for the Bucs, another chance to score is on the horizon. The Bucs face down the Saints Sunday, Sept. 15 at home. How do you think they’ll do?
Is Florida’s Economy Facing a Flood?
Homeowners in flood zones can no longer count on Uncle Sam to subsidize their flood insurance. While the soon-to-go-into-effect Biggert-Waters Act is likely a smart fiscal move for the government, the Tampa Bay Times points out it could end up flooding Florida homeowners with payments they just can’t afford. In some cases, policy premiums could rise by as much as 600 percent. Those increasing rates could affect homeowners throughout the Tampa Bay area and, in turn, have a negative impact on the economy. What do you think about all this? Are you worried about your rates? Tell us by commenting below!
Busting Myths MOSI Style
Can you really blow down a house by huffing and puffing? Is it possible to build a canoe out of duct tape? Why does toast always seem to land butter-side down? Get those and more of life’s most pressing questions answered at MOSI. Tampa’s museum is playing host to “Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition” soon. While the show doesn’t open until early next year, tickets just went on sale. Want to get yours early? Just visit MOSI’s website.
Rain Chances Drop
Just in time for the workweek, the rain chances for Tampa Bay are dropping. We’re looking at a 20 percent chance of rain on Tuesday, Sept. 10. But, don’t celebrate just yet: The high temperature is still expected to fall in the rather steamy 90 range, according to the National Weather Service.