Joy Roche never thought she would end up a drama teacher. ¶ She got a degree in English after switching from theater performance at Florida State. ¶ She made her way into the Pinellas County School District as a substitute for a drama and English teacher on maternity leave at Clearwater High …
MEDAL CEREMONY HONORS KOREAN WAR VETERANS: The Ambassador Medal for Peace, issued by South Korea, was awarded to 11 Korean War veterans in a ceremony at American Legion Post 7 in Clearwater on March 24.
CLEARWATER — For years, officials have acknowledged the need for new way-finding signs to guide drivers to destinations along the transformed U.S. 19 corridor through Clearwater. Traffic patterns there have dramatically changed with the road's transition to an elevated, limited-access highway.
TARPON SPRINGS — The Tarpon Springs Housing Authority plans to utilize more than $13 million to completely renovate four complexes that are home to low-income residents 55 and older.
They're more than a foot wide, love to burrow under the sand, and quickly lash their bony, serrated tails at any threats.
At this blood-alcohol level, no wonder stumbling is cited
If I was a business consultant, the first thing I might do is assemble anyone who manages anyone and show them several episodes of Mad Men.
Is it legal to park in such a way as to block a sidewalk, even if it is in your own driveway? I am a frequent walker and I encounter this all the time. There is seldom anyone in the car to complain to. I am able-bodied and can walk around (sometimes into the street is the only path around) but many folks are …
PALM HARBOR — The longtime principal of Curlew Creek Elementary School has resigned suddenly, and there is no public explanation as to why.
Remember when the Beatles wanted to hold your hand? These days you're more likely to be holding the hands of your grandkids, but you can still turn back the time machine with a little help from your friends.
STORY BY Keyonna Summers | PHOTOS BY JIM DAMASKE | Times staff
The city of Largo has a dignified-looking veterans memorial in one of its parks. So does Dunedin. The same goes for Oldsmar. But up until now, a veterans memorial in Clearwater's Crest Lake Park has existed only as a idea in an artist's rendering.
The Doc's mailbox has filled up lately with letters from readers expressing varying degrees of dismay regarding the explosion of construction along Bay Pines Boulevard near the Bay Pines/C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. The most recent construction of a Dunkin' Donuts on the northeast corner of Bay Pines Boulevard and …
A few days ago, Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch proposed drafting a county ordinance that would ban people from building backyard gun ranges.
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GREEN FESTIVAL: Safety Harbor will be holding its Green Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Marina Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. This is an interactive event where people can learn how to live healthier and more sustainable lives. The event offers a wide selection of plants, eco-friendly home …