Monument to rise for centennial
To celebrate the city's centennial, Clearwater officials have decided to spend more than a half-million dollars to put a tall entryway monument sign at the western end of the Courtney Campbell Causeway.
The Gathering of Women Inc, a not for profit organization, is having its annual prom dress drive for high school seniors. They are currently soliciting slightly used dresses, shawls, and jewelry to accessorize with dresses and shoes. The prom dress drive will be held at the Skyway Mall, 4301 34th St. S, St. …
Mall razes former theater; won't get county tax money
ST. PETE BEACH — A "state of the city" workshop last week on upcoming capital projects became instead the scene of angry outbursts by Mayor Maria Lowe, upset over undisclosed maintenance issues and delayed projects.
Man tries to steal impounded bike, police say
Why are the traffic light sequences and timing so erratic on Belcher Road? I (recently) was driving west on Tampa Road approaching Belcher. The light was red and cars were backed up about a quarter mile. After two more minutes the light changed to green. A total of three cars went through the intersection before the …
This what happens when well-intentioned good faith collides headlong into St. Petersburg's Snell Isle/Old Northeast rump government.
Samantha is a 4-year-old gray and white cat with gold-green eyes. She has been at Friends of Strays since she was a kitten, probably because she appears to be very shy. But sit down on the floor near her and she's in your lap and purring. Meet Samantha at Friends of Strays, 2911 47th Ave. N in St Petersburg. For …
Ewin, Maria and Tracy, St. Petersburg, a boy, 8 pounds 4 ounces, Feb. 26, 2015, 4:58 p.m., Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
ST. PETERSBURG —Mayor Rick Kriseman will send a revised memorandum of understanding with the Tampa Bay Rays to City Council this week. But he is still unsure when he'll ask the council to reconsider the request to allow the team to look throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough counties for a new stadium site, his …
TREASURE ISLAND — City officials are hoping to get some wiggle room to negotiate around a court ruling that has effectively halted beach festivals.
LARGO — City leaders here have a problem that most people face in their daily lives — lots of wants and needs but not enough money to pay for them.
BACKPACKS FOR BLANTON ELEMENTARY: Celebrity pedicurist and Footnanny Foot Cream creator Gloria Williams has donated 60 backpacks through nonprofit "Blessings in a Backpack" to Blanton Elementary School in St. Petersburg. During the Valspar Golf Tournament, Williams met and partnered with Kate Rose, a board member …
ST. PETERSBURG — Pushback over Mayor Rick Kriseman's plan to make it easier to designate historic neighborhoods has led to an online petition and at least one City Council member's call for a delay in a vote next month.
Doc, why in the world would the DOT repave Gulf Boulevard in Treasure Island during the busiest snowbird and spring break month of the year? It is absolutely frustrating the heck out of visitors and locals alike. As a local business owner, I am really hearing it from everyone.