2 men sought in evening robbery at Wal-Mart
Detectives are searching for two men in a Wednesday night robbery at a Wal-Mart in Oldsmar, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said. About 9:45 p.m., a man robbed two employees of the Wal-Mart at 3801 Tampa Road while a second man waited outside in a getaway car. The first robber is a white man in his mid to late 20s, wearing a black hoodie and jeans. The only description available on the man in the vehicle is that he is white. Sheriff's officials are asking anyone with information to call Detective Jeremy Lewis at (727) 582-6200 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
Willa Carson gala set for Saturday
The Willa Carson Health Resource Center, formerly Greenwood Community Health Resource Center, is hosting its 12th annual Holiday Gala on Clearwater Bay on Saturday at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St. The event begins with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7. Tickets are $50. This year's dinner will feature a roast of U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor. Founded on the vision of the late Willa Carson, the resource center is a free clinic that provides health services to thousands of low-income, uninsured families. Through tough economic times, the resource center saw more than 4,000 patients while open only three days per week. For information on tickets, call (727)467-9411 or e-mail wecare@ carsonhrc.org.
Zip on over, learn about electric cars
If you're interested in learning more about electric car technology, the Suncoast Electric Vehicle Association may be just the ticket. The organization will have its monthly meeting Saturday at Black Bay Technologies Inc., 712 Wesley Ave., Suite B, Tarpon Springs. Black Bay develops and manufactures electric vehicles and components. The meetings, free and open to the public, begin at 10 a.m. and generally last until about 2. Meetings include a roundtable discussion, opportunities to view and learn about the electric vehicles on hand and even a chance to drive one or more. For more information or directions, call George Keramas at (727) 937-7300.
Largo linebacker Mike Marry will be looking to disrupt Charlotte's running game in tonight's region final. 8C
Ahtila, Reino J. "Ray"
Austin, Dorothy F.
Bodack, Matthew A.
Brown, Richard D.
Clausius, Harry G.
DePodesta, Joseph "Bud"
Hagan, Jeannine C.
Lee, Helen M.
Lothridge, William G.
Pete, Frank Stuckey
Schuster, Rosemary E.
Steyer, Else H.
This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.