TALLAHASSEE – State regulators today approved Duke Energy Florida's proposal to build a $1.5 billion natural gas plant in Citrus County that would come online in 2018.
BROOKSVILLE — Only the foundation has been poured for the new Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant rising out of the ground east of Brooksville, but that won't stop the family-owned dining mainstay from carrying on with an annual tradition.
WESLEY CHAPEL — The Tampa developer proposing a youth sports complex in Pasco County says he's nearing a deal with private investors to bring millions to the project, but two obstacles are slowing the deal.
DADE CITY — Capt. Steve Hartnett hardly looks comfortable in his new desk chair. He leans forward, his hands resting on a marked-up calendar while he talks about improvement.
Movies about cooperating Africans and Americans often take a condescending risk of great white saviors making everything better for poor black folks. The Good Lie isn't that sort of movie, except in its marketing.
AUBURNDALE —— The Polk County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help in locating Wayne Francis Wietting, 68, after he went missing Wednesday morning.
LUTZ — A trooper arrested another wrong-way driver Thursday morning who told him she thought she was on Interstate 75 instead of where she really was — driving north in the southbound lanes of the Suncoast Parkway, authorities said.
TAMPA — The rezoning for a 400-room hotel proposed by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik comes up for final approval today at the City Council.
CLEARWATER — Now that Clearwater has decided to put a seven-story parking garage north of the Clearwater Beach Roundabout, some elected officials are already talking about where the next public parking garage on the beach should go.
TARPON SPRINGS — Dodge ghosts with Ms. Pac-Man and smack pinballs until your fingers go numb, but don't call it an arcade. Visitors won't pay by the quarter at Brian and Becky's Replay Amusement Museum, opening today (Oct. 3).
First-Responders honored: The Pinellas County Commission announced the recipients of the inaugural Fire Service Professionals of the Year awards at its meeting Sept. 23. The awards honor those who provide exceptional service to the community. Pinellas County 911 Telecommunicator Patrick Lavender was named …
PINELLAS PARK — Council members narrowly approved a zoning change to transform a used car lot into low-cost apartments.
TREASURE ISLAND — Some downtown business owners are asking the city to demolish a gazebo used as a tourist welcome center. They say the homeless are using it as a shelter.
ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg police are happy to turn blue.
LARGO — City commissioners narrowly approved a car dealer's request to put up a bigger sign than allowed by Largo rules.