Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Clearwater and North Pinellas News

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.
Updated: 9 hours ago
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

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

Hometown Pinellas

Tarpon Springs writer honored
Published: 11/12/18
New St. Petersburg Pier starting to rise above ground

New St. Petersburg Pier starting to rise above ground

After months of work under the ground and water, construction is becoming more visible as it rises vertically.
Published: 11/14/18
Thousands of Florida greyhounds will need homes as ban nears. But there’s not a panic yet.

Thousands of Florida greyhounds will need homes as ban nears. But there’s not a panic yet.

Before Floridians voted Tuesday to end greyhound racing by 2021, Maryann Tolliver would field maybe three inquiries a week from people looking to adopt a retired dog from St. Petersburg’s Derby Lane. But in less than a week since voters gave the alre...
Published: 11/10/18
Updated: 11/11/18
Amid tragedies, adoptions bring hope to Tampa Bay kids

Amid tragedies, adoptions bring hope to Tampa Bay kids

LARGO — They arrived at the courthouse almost matching.The boy’s button-down was the same shade as his mother’s shirt, although that wasn’t planned. The boy’s short blond hair was swept into a miniature mohawk like his dad’s, and that was, perhaps, o...
Published: 11/09/18
New signs to start popping up in Tarpon Springs

New signs to start popping up in Tarpon Springs

City officials want better looking and more readable signs in some areas.
Published: 11/09/18
St. Petersburg History Museum uses pier construction to jumpstart expansion plans

St. Petersburg History Museum uses pier construction to jumpstart expansion plans

Attendance is down, but officials hope a new look leads to a rebound once the new Pier opens
Published: 11/09/18