Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)



Related News/Archive

Pistol course Monday at Quality Inn

An eight-hour, NRA-certified basic pistol course will be held at 8 a.m. Monday at the Quality Inn and Suites, 5316 U.S. 19. The cost is $125.

For information and to register, call Nicholas Di Guiseppi at (727) 804-9516.


Psychologist to give seminar on happiness

Psychologist Gabriella Riddell will give a talk about ways to be happy in a negative society at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the CARES Rao Musunuru M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. To register, call (727) 863-6868.


Presentation to focus on sex offenders

Two detectives will host a presentation on sex offenders and predators at 7 p.m. Tuesday as part of a special meeting of the Westport Association at the Jasmine Lakes Club House, 7137 Jasmine Blvd. For information, call Don Beatty at (727) 847-3969.


Heart Institute to host ours Wednesday

The Heart Institute will host tours of its electrophysiology lab at 1 and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Entrance D, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson. The lab is where minimally invasive technologies are used to treat atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disturbance.

Reservations are required. Call (727) 869-5498.


Miss Zephyrhills pageant set Jan. 22

The Miss Zephyrhills Scholarship Pageant is scheduled for Jan. 22 at the Zephyrhills High School Auditorium, 6335 12th St.

Titles in the first part of the pageant, which starts at 1 p.m., include Little Miss Zephyrhills for girls 0-17 and Little Mr. Zephyrhills for boys ages 0-4.

The Miss and Mr. Zephyrhills portion of the pageant starts at 7 p.m. and participants aiming for those titles must be registered by Tuesday.

The cost is $25 to compete for Little Miss and Little Mr., $50 for Miss Zephyrhills and $5 for Mr. Zephyrhills.

The cost is $5 to attend the 1 p.m. pageant and $10 for adults and $5 for students and children to attend the 7 p.m. pageant.

For information, call Theresa Sommers at (813) 788-3369 or e-mail her at


Elders' Futures Club meeting on Jan. 20

The Elders' Futures Club is planning an organizational meeting for 11 a.m. Thursday at Niko's Restaurant, 6818 U.S. 19. All interested people ages 65 and up are invited. Lunch at your own expense is at 11:45 a.m. For information, call Eric Rhodes (727) 849-9484.


Dog training classes offered year-round

A variety of dog training classes are offered year-round at the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Road. The cost is $110 per dog per course.

For times and dates, visit or call (727) 841-7297.


Free tax preparation from AARP volunteers

AARP volunteers will prepare free electronic federal income tax returns for low- to middle-income taxpayers by appointment through April at the CARES Elfers Center, 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers.

Early appointments are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 25-28 and are for people who have already received their W-2s.

All other appointments are between 9 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. weekdays from Jan. 31 through April 18, except for Feb. 28 and March 28.

Taxpayers must bring a photo ID, Social Security cards, W-2s, 1099s, other financial documents and 2009 tax returns.

For information and to make an appointment, call (727) 847-1290.

Times staff

Briefs 01/13/11 [Last modified: Thursday, January 13, 2011 8:56pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Steve Kornell says small fix can help St. Pete's sewage problems


    ST. PETERSBURG— Steve Kornell knows his idea won't put much of a dent in the $326 million bill the city must pay over the next five years to fix its inadequate and outdated sewer system.

    St. Petersburg City Council member Steve Kornell (right) during a 2012 council meeting at City Hall. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  2. Can the Bad Boys Mowers Gasparilla Bowl thrive in competitive sports market?


    ST. PETERSBURG — It's a funky name: the Bad Boys Mowers Gasparilla Bowl. But the new sponsors for the former St. Petersburg Bowl might need more than an eye-catching name to create a thriving, profitable contest.

    NC State head coach Dave Doeren clutches the championship trophy after winning the Bitcoin Bowl at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg in 2014. Bowl organizers are changing the name of the game to the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl.

  3. Dirk Koetter says Bucs used team meeting to discuss social issues


    Four days before their preseason home opener against the Cleveland Browns, which had 12 players not stand for the national anthem prior to their last game, the Bucs used their team meeting to discuss social issues that might have led to that demonstration, coach Dirk Koetter said.

    "The main thing is we have to respect everybody's opinion," Dirk Koetter said, "because everybody is not going to agree." [AP photo]
  4. Rookie tight end Antony Auclair making case to stick with Bucs


    Don't let his modest preseason stats fool you: Antony Auclair, the undrafted rookie tight end from Canada is making a strong case to stick around on the Bucs' 53-man roster this season.

    Bucs tight end Antony Auclair (82) collides with a defender following a catch during training camp. [CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times]
  5. Who is that 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally


    At a number of political rallies over the last two years, a character calling himself "Michael the Black Man" has appeared in the crowd directly behind Donald Trump, impossible to miss and possibly planted.

    Michael the Black Man, variously known as Michael Symonette, Maurice Woodside and Mikael Israel, holds up a sign as President Donald Trump speaks to a crowd at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona.  [Ralph Freso | Getty Images]