Thursday, November 08, 2018

Clearwater and North Pinellas News

Noose found hanging from tree at Belleair Country Club

Noose found hanging from tree at Belleair Country Club

Two African-American waste disposal workers found the noose and the town launched an investigation
Updated one month ago

Dr. Delay: New sidewalks for pedestrian safety on Tyrone Boulevard near Pinellas Trail

What is going on along the Tyrone Boulevard service roads near the Pinellas Trail?An pedestrian safety project is under way to construct new sidewalks at that location. The project cost $205,000 and is estimated to be finished by the end of the year....
Updated one month ago
Democrats hope to flip historically red District 16 state Senate seat

Democrats hope to flip historically red District 16 state Senate seat

Charges fly as longtime Clearwater Republican Ed Hooper takes on Democrat Amanda Murphy
Updated one month ago
Hometown Pinellas

Hometown Pinellas

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Supports The Ronald McDonald HouseResidents of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay recently delivered lunch to the families living at the two Ronald McDonald House locations in St. Petersburg. The delivery was a part of th...
Updated one month ago

Pinellas news briefs

Operation Christmas Child to collect shoeboxesOperation Christmas Child's National Collection Week will take place at 5,000 locations across the country from Nov. 12-19. The project will collect empty shoeboxes filled with gifts, toys, school supplie...
Updated one month ago
Clearwater’s strong mayor ballot question hangs over City Manager Bill Horne’s review

Clearwater’s strong mayor ballot question hangs over City Manager Bill Horne’s review

CLEARWATER — It started as a standard evaluation. Just like the ones City Manager Bill Horne has received every year over the past two decades.But the impending ballot initiative on whether to eliminate the council-manager form of government and give...
Updated one month ago
One of Michael Drejka’s three lawyers removes herself from case

One of Michael Drejka’s three lawyers removes herself from case

LARGO — One of Michael Drejka’s defense attorneys is off the case, ending a bumpy road for the lawyer that started with an investigation into whether she inappropriately persuaded him to hire her.At a procedural hearing Friday, Pinellas-Pasco Circuit...
Updated one month ago
Leader of Clearwater’s strong mayor initiative goes to work for prominent Scientologist

Leader of Clearwater’s strong mayor initiative goes to work for prominent Scientologist

CLEARWATER — The chairman of the group backing Clearwater’s Nov. 6 strong mayor referendum began a job this month with a company owned by a prominent Church of Scientology donor that focuses on local and state government education.Zach Thorn, 29, had...
Updated one month ago
Pedestrian, 79, critically injured while crossing U.S. 19 in Clearwater

Pedestrian, 79, critically injured while crossing U.S. 19 in Clearwater

A 79-year-old woman remains in critical condition after being struck by a car on U.S. 19.
Updated one month ago
Three manatees, trapped by Hurricane Michael high tides, rescued in Oldsmar

Three manatees, trapped by Hurricane Michael high tides, rescued in Oldsmar

Three manatees were found in the Mobly Bayou preserve unable to swim out because of the shallow waters.
Updated one month ago