Saturday, November 17, 2018

Clearwater and North Pinellas News

Family and city mourn loss of Ben Shirley, 48-year St. Petersburg employee

Family and city mourn loss of Ben Shirley, 48-year St. Petersburg employee

St. Petersburg Sanitation Director Ben Shirley died last week at age 68, ending his nearly half-century employment with the city. He left behind two grieving families.
Published: 11/16/18
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'Women who care' raise money for charity
Published: 11/16/18
The Zola Twitter saga went viral. The ‘Zola’ movie is being filmed in Tampa Bay.

The Zola Twitter saga went viral. The ‘Zola’ movie is being filmed in Tampa Bay.

The story of prostitution, stripping and crime is becoming a movie called Zola. The production has been filming in the Tampa Bay area since Oct. 29, confirmed St.Petersburg-Clearwater film commissioner Tony Armer.
Published: 11/15/18
Updated: 11/16/18
Their paintings are more than art. They’ve helped save the quaint cottages of Indian Rocks Beach.

Their paintings are more than art. They’ve helped save the quaint cottages of Indian Rocks Beach.

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — Mary-Rose Holmes and her husband Dwight had seasonal tourists in mind when they bought their place among the small cottages on the sand two decades ago.But they’ve never once offered it for rent. Instead, they moved...
Published: 11/15/18
Clearwater strong mayor fight is over but rift on City Council remains an open wound

Clearwater strong mayor fight is over but rift on City Council remains an open wound

Hoyt Hamilton asks for apology from Doreen Caudell for her words in Letter to the Editor. She apologizes but claims she was misquoted in her own letter.
Published: 11/14/18
Argument over dog led Tarpon Springs man to shoot and kill his father, police say

Argument over dog led Tarpon Springs man to shoot and kill his father, police say

The 25-year-old faces a first-degree murder charge for fatally shooting his 68-year-old father, according to Tarpon Springs police.
Published: 11/13/18

Madeira Beach referendum tightens development regulations

Among the 10 questions was one approved by voters that requires four of five commissioners to okay certain rezonings.
Published: 11/15/18

Dr. Delay: is anything happening with 40th Avenue bridge?

It will likely be several years before a new bridge is completed, according to the city.
Published: 11/13/18
Seminole Chamber president to retire

Seminole Chamber president to retire

Roger Edelman, who has been president for six years, will stay through the end of the year. He will remain on the city Council.
Published: 11/13/18

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Tarpon Springs writer honored
Published: 11/12/18