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Largo briefs: Police are investigating woman's fall in South Carolina

LARGO

Police are investigating woman's fall in S.C.

Police in Myrtle Beach, S.C., are investigating the death of Bonnie Hoff, a Largo woman who fell 16 floors to her death Monday. Authorities say Hoff, 54, was vacationing with her family at a condominium on Myrtle Beach. At 7:16 a.m., police received a call that a woman had fallen from her balcony. Hoff, who lived in the Bardmoor area, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sgt. Robert Carr of the Horry County Police Department said police had not determined why she fell.

CLEARWATER

County backs dock plan

Pinellas County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve the city of Clearwater's request to create a 42-slip commercial dock in a boat basin off Mandalay Channel. The project is being built in a city partnership with JMC Communities of St. Petersburg, the developer of the Sandpearl hotel and condo project on the beach's gulf side. JMC Communities will pay for building the dock. Twenty-seven slips will be leased to the Sandpearl, and 15 slips will be available to the public.

CLEARWATER

Pet fair taking place Saturday

Clearwater Main Street's third annual Spring Pet Fair is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on Cleveland Street between Osceola and Myrtle avenues. The free event will feature pet rescue organizations, vendors, a pet training demonstration and the Pinellas County Animobile, a mobile surgical unit to help reduce pet overpopulation. Pets and their owners can compete for prizes. Parking available at the Garden Avenue garage. To enter pets in the competitions, visit www.myclearwater.com/mainstreet or call Anne Fogarty at (727) 562-4044.

Largo briefs: Police are investigating woman's fall in South Carolina 04/08/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 8, 2008 9:49pm]
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