Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Briefs: Pinellas animal shelter will close to public Thursdays

LARGO

Related News/Archive

Animal shelter will close to public Thursdays

Pinellas County Animal Services' shelter and adoption center will close to the public Thursdays beginning the week of Sept. 22. Blame budget reductions. The new hours for the center, at 12450 Ulmerton Road, are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (727) 582-2600 or visit www.pinellas county.org/animalservices.

St. Petersburg

Pet Walk aims to raise $230,000

Join more than 2,500 pet lovers at the SPCA Tampa Bay 18th Annual Pet Walk at North Shore Park, 901 North Shore Drive NE, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The walk aims to raise $230,000 for food, shelter and medical care for more than 15,000 animals each year. This year, registered walkers will be able to create a personal Web page via www.PetWalk.org to raise funds for their team or as an individual. A $10 registration fee will apply. Top fundraisers are eligible for prizes. For more information, log on to www.PetWalk.org or call 586-3591, ext. 168.

ST. PETERSBURG

Artists can apply for library art project

Florida artists are invited to apply for a public art project to be installed in the children's department of the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N. The Public Art Project Committee seeks art for children that will be fun and engaging, and that will stimulate imagination, curiosity and interest in reading. The deadline to respond to a request for qualifications is Oct. 3. For information, floor plan and photographs of the site, visit www.stpete.org/callforartists.

Briefs: Pinellas animal shelter will close to public Thursdays 09/06/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 3:57pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Florida beats LSU, wins first College World Series title

    College

    OMAHA, Neb. — Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their SEC rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball.

    UF’s Nelson Maldonado, left, and Deacon Liput high-five after a run scores.
  2. Fatal crash closes westbound lanes on Park Boulevard N in Pinellas Park

    Accidents

    Westbound lanes on Park Boulevard N are closed at 62nd Way N in Pinellas Park following a fatal crash late Tuesday night.

  3. St. Petersburg showdown: Kriseman and Baker pull no punches in first forum

    Local Government

    A standing-room-only crowd packed a Midtown church banquet hall Tuesday to witness the first face-off between Mayor Rick Kriseman and former mayor Rick Baker in what is a watershed mayoral contest in the city's history.

    Former Mayor Rick Baker, left, is challenging incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman, right, to become St. Petersburg mayor.
  4. Wildlife officers look for answers in gopher tortoise deaths while reward money piles up

    Wildlife

    The blood had already pooled when the bodies were found, bashed and beaten. One was dead. The other was still gasping, but it was too late.

    A gopher tortoise emerges from a bush to feed on vegetation on Thursday in 2016 at the Moccasin Lake Environmental Education Center in Clearwater. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is investigating the deaths of two tortoises that were beaten and their shells broken in Manatee County. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]