Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Tickets on sale now for Oldsmar, Safety Harbor Annual Mayors' Breakfast Dec. 3

Oldsmar

Tickets on sale for mayors' breakfast Dec. 3

Tickets are on sale for the Annual Mayors' Breakfast hosted by the cities of Safety Harbor and Oldsmar. The breakfast raises money and collects toys and other gifts for needy families in both communities. This year's breakfast is set for 7:30 a.m. Dec. 3 at the Nielsen Company, 501 Brooker Creek Blvd., Oldsmar. Tickets are $30 for an individual. Table sponsorships are also available ($300 for eight seats). Call (727) 724-1555. Proceeds go to the Neighborhood Family Center, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Unit, the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce and local schools. For more information, contact Brad Purdy at (727) 724-1555 ext. 404.

Tarpon Springs

Motorcycle run benefits kids, cops

The Tarpon Springs Police Department's Cops and Kids Program, along with the local business Ride to Eternity and the city of Tarpon Springs, are co-sponsoring a 10-mile motorcycle run Nov. 7. The program will benefit the Tarpon Springs Cops & Kids Christmas Program. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the northeast corner of Tarpon Avenue and U.S. 19. The cost to participate is $5 and an unwrapped toy. For more information about the run, call (727) 709-4723 or (727) 944-5729. For more information on the Cops and Kids Program, call (727) 938-2840.

LARGO

Man who wore bikini arrested

Donald Ray Blackwell said he thought it would be funny to come outside of his home in a woman's swimsuit Thursday afternoon, according to police. But the joke landed the 53-year-old in jail when he appeared only in the top portion of a bikini Thursday afternoon, an arrest report shows. Blackwell, of 713 New Jersey St., was charged with exposure of sexual organs, a misdemeanor. Largo police were at the home around 4:30 p.m. investigating a possible disturbance when they encountered Blackwell, who was fully dressed at the time. After they spoke to him, Blackwell went back into his home and emerged a short time later in the bikini top. According to an arrest report, Blackwell stood in his front yard with his genitals exposed in full view of neighbors and passing vehicles. Police said Blackwell was intoxicated.

Deputies say teen stole synthetic pot

An 18-year-old Largo man is accused of breaking into a convenience store to steal synthetic marijuana. Jacob T. Jacquay was arrested Thursday and charged with felony burglary. On Friday afternoon, he was being held in the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said Jacquay broke into the Pik-N-Save food store at 9640 Ulmerton Road about 1:30 a.m. Oct. 7. Deputies say he stole about $200 worth of K2, which is sold as incense but used as an intoxicant. More than a dozen states have banned the sale of K2, which mimics effects of marijuana. Polk County officials announced this week they intend to crack down on the sale of the synthetic drug under a state law that prohibits the distribution of "imitation controlled substances."

Sports

High school football, 8-9C

Tickets on sale now for Oldsmar, Safety Harbor Annual Mayors' Breakfast Dec. 3 10/29/10 [Last modified: Friday, October 29, 2010 7:17pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. 'Hard Knocks' effect: Jameis Winston jersey sales surging

    Bucs

    Two weeks into the national publicity of HBO's "Hard Knocks," Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston's No. 3 jerseys are selling well, as he made the biggest leap in this week's jersey report from Dick's Sporting Goods.

    Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston's No. 3 jerseys are selling well. [Getty Images]
  2. Top 5 at noon: Southern Heritage group draw fire; video shows Tampa's transformation; and more

    News

    Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.

    Strategic Property Partners is working with more than a dozen architectural and design firms on the $3 billion Water Street Tampa project. [Photo courtesy of SPP]
  3. Pinellas receives two charter school applications

    Blogs

    Following a two-year dry spell, the Pinellas County school district has received two new applications to open charter schools in St. Petersburg.

    Windsor Preparatory Academy in St. Petersburg could be home to Pinellas Academy of Math and Science's St. Petersburg campus. The Pinellas County school district received a charter school application from that school's leadership this fall to open in 2018.
  4. Southern Heritage group draws fire for posting personal information of Confederate statue opponents

    Politics

    TAMPA — Curtiss Wilson is an 89-year-old Tampa resident who fought in the civil rights movement.

    Charled "Fred" Hearns, an expert on local African-American history, is listed in the Save Southern Heritage Florida report as a "resentful black man." Hearns, 68, said he is resentful: "I resent racism and symbols of hatred." [Times files]
  5. Gen. Votel interview: 'A bit of a stalemate' in Afghanistan, but a chance to optimize gains there

    Military

    In developing the plan for the war in Afghanistan that he announced Monday night, President Donald Trump consulted with advisers including his military leaders through their chain of command.