The Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board doesn't report to anyone, not to the local county commission like every other similar board in the state, and not even to the Florida Legislature which created it.
TREASURE ISLAND — When he was a teenager, fire sirens were music to Charlie Fant's ears.
LARGO — Almost a month after Frankie McCray was hit by a car and killed while crossing the street, his family pleaded with the public Thursday for help in finding the driver.
Dollars have been doled out across Pinellas County following months of deliberations on how to spend the $7.1 million settlement from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. County commissioners chose to split the money among 28 projects, ranging from health causes to artistic efforts to infrastructure and more. Here's …
SEMINOLE — A 22-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after a collision between his motorcycle and a vehicle in front of a post office, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
COUNTYWIDE — Now is your chance to get rid of old tires cluttering up your yard, garage or trunk of your vehicle. To help with mosquito control, Pinellas County will host a free waste tire disposal dropoff Saturday . Residents can dispose of up to 12 tires each (under 36 inches). The event will take place from 9 …
LARGO — The Friends of Ridgecrest honored its annual community servant of the year Monday during a breakfast and tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
SEMINOLE — Council members passed a temporary moratorium on the sale of medical marijuana in the city, following suit with several local governments anticipating the effects of a constitutional amendment that would expand use of the drug.
ST. PETE BEACH — The March municipal election here will do little to change the balance of power on the City Commission, as two incumbents are returning unopposed to office.
The mayoral race is a different matter.
Deputies: Woman steals feminine products, sex toys
PINELLAS PARK — The hunt for a lunchroom seat begins at 10:50 a.m. every day at Pinellas Park Middle.
LARGO — John "J.J." Rush was "out of control" on the day he was shot dead.
Seminole Pow Wow Parade seeking floats
Largo ranked among best for college grads
ST. PETERSBURG — For seven months, a fabled building in Midtown has sat empty.