(via WFLA) Christopher and Kristie Jernigan thought they found the perfect home in Brooksville. They agreed to pay $229,000. Then, sinkhole. But the sellers, retired Brooksville police officer Rick Shew and his wife, Frances, kept a big secret. They had already collected $240,000 in an insurance settlement for sinkhole activity underneath the house. Nothing about […]
When Robyn May mowed her lawn last Friday, she had no idea the little voice inside her head may have saved her from serious harm. “There’s been an indentation in the backyard which we never took notice of,” Robyn said (scroll down to see the hole). “It seemed to be deeper than previously. I went
(via Tampa Bay Times) On this everyone seems to agree: It’s good to make sure there’s enough water flowing in the Hillsborough River to keep it from becoming so salty that it stresses fish and other wildlife. But how to do that? That’s been a point of disagreement in the past, and is so again.
(via WFLA) Victoria and Adam Cooper bought their dream home last December. The 3,096 square foot home on 2.4 acres in Spring Hill seemed to have everything they were looking for. There was lots of room for their children and new granddaughter and a gorgeous swimming pool overlooking a private pond – perfect for their
(Tampa Bay Times) A federal jury convicted a Spring Hill couple of wire fraud Thursday for keeping a sinkhole secret from buyers after first pocketing a $153,745 insurance settlement and making only cosmetic repairs. 888-FL-LEGAL Q&A | CALL US NOW FOR SINKHOLE HELP In 2009, Glenn and Kathryn Jasen discovered a sinkhole beneath their
WESH.com wrote that a new sinkhole which opened up over the weekend is causing major problems in Groveland, a small city within Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. Crews arrived on scene Wednesday morning, just days after a much bigger sinkhole opened up causing a boil water advisory and forcing the evacuation of a home. Wednesday’s situation