Looper Trolley will run during July 4 events
In preparation of large crowds at the Fourth of July celebration, transportation officials say the Looper Trolley will operate on its regular service route from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday.
Two trolleys will run every 10 minutes. The fare is 25 cents; 10 cents for seniors, the disabled or Medicare card holders. Children 5 and under ride free.
The 21-minute fireworks display is scheduled to start at 9 p.m., weather permitting. View fireworks at North Shore Park and Albert Whitted Park.
Alcohol and personal fireworks are not permitted in parks.
Downtown visitors are encouraged to arrive early and anticipate heavy traffic just before and after the fireworks start.
Downtown visitors should also be aware of other activities scheduled for Friday: The Get Down Town/First Friday jazz street festival is free, sponsored by the Breakfast Optimist Club. Central will be blocked between Second and Third streets from 5 to 10 p.m.
Poll workers needed for primary, general
Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark is looking for poll workers for the Aug. 26 primary election and the Nov. 4 general election.
Applicants must be registered voters in Pinellas County and able to read and write English.
Poll workers must attend the required training class or classes. Class schedules vary, depending on the duty assigned.
Poll workers are compensated $25 per training class and $100 to $130 on Election Day (varies according to the position assigned). For information, call (727) 464-6110.