Local nonprofit resources strained as inflation surges

Buying food isn’t just getting harder for families in need, it’s hitting the nonprofits that help them. Feeding Tampa Bay and Metropolitan Ministries said surging inflation is straining resources, and both nonprofits said workers are seeing a record number of families needing help. 

Florida gas prices drop amid omicron variant concerns

Average gasoline prices in Florida dropped four cents during the past week and are expected to continue to fall because of concerns about how the omicron variant of the coronavirus could affect global fuel demand, according to the AAA auto club.