Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Pinellas News

Tampa millenial rescues Zeus, the missing kiteboarding dog, in most millenial way possible

Tampa millenial rescues Zeus, the missing kiteboarding dog, in most millenial way possible

A famous kiteboarding Jack Russell Terrier was stolen Sunday. He was rescused by a millenial armed with a phone and Facebook.
Published: 11/09/18
Get ready for another cold front this weekend in Tampa Bay, with no tornadoes this time

Get ready for another cold front this weekend in Tampa Bay, with no tornadoes this time

Some areas of dense, but patchy fog Friday morning will lead to a sunny, unseasonably warm day throughout the Tampa Bay area ahead of a brief weekend cold front.
Published: 11/09/18
A pet detective is helping track a famous dog missing from a Skyway beach

A pet detective is helping track a famous dog missing from a Skyway beach

Zues is a famous kiteboarding Jack Russell Terrier. A pet detective is looking for him.
Published: 11/08/18

Madeira Beach plans to add floor to City Hall

MADEIRA BEACH — The City Commission agreed to move ahead with adding a first floor to City Hall. Currently, the City Hall offices are at second-floor level, with vacant space below.The proposal came from the city Planning Department. Community...
Published: 11/08/18
Pinellas unlicensed contractor sting nets 35 arrests, 65 charges

Pinellas unlicensed contractor sting nets 35 arrests, 65 charges

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office conducted a recent sting of unlicensed contractors that netted 35 arrests and 65 charges, with the potential for more, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release
Published: 11/06/18
Academy Prep recruiting and creating mentors

Academy Prep recruiting and creating mentors

It’s always interesting to see where a chance meeting or connection can lead. A retired New York City police officer eats Sunday breakfast with his wife at Sweet Sage Cafe & Boutique in North Redington Beach, gets to know the owner who tel...
Published: 11/06/18
St Petersburg pedestrian dies after trailer strikes wheelchair he was pushing

St Petersburg pedestrian dies after trailer strikes wheelchair he was pushing

A St. Petersburg man sustained life-threatening injuries after a wheelchair he was pushing was struck by the trailer of a pickup truck on 34th Street North.
Published: 11/06/18

Dr. Delay: Why are speed reductions still in place at Park and Starkey?

Why is the speed reduced from 45 mph to 35 mph on Park Street northbound at 84th Lane only and on Starkey Road between 86th Street and 82 Street southbound only? The construction is finished yet the speed reductions remain in place. Why are they stil...
Updated one month ago

Pinellas news briefs

The city of Clearwater is selecting four high school students who will receive a $2,000 scholarship to spend a week in Nagano, Japan next summer as part of the Clearwater/Nagano Sister Cities High School Exchange Program. The program is a partnership...
Updated one month ago
Wrong-way detection coming to Howard Frankland Bridge after two crashes in two weeks

Wrong-way detection coming to Howard Frankland Bridge after two crashes in two weeks

There have been 13 wrong-way crashes in the Tampa Bay area in 2018. Six have been fatal.
Updated one month ago