The unlicensed contractor accused of faking his death to avoid angry homeowners has triggered an immediate change in policy at the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board.
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CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology planned to film a mock FBI raid on a downtown building Monday afternoon, but the actors and cameras never showed up to the location disclosed to the city.
DUNEDIN — In a unanimous vote Monday, the City Commission chose Jennifer Bramley as the next city manager.
GFWC NORTH PINELLAS WOMAN'S CLUB AWARDS $9,500 TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
LARGO — Largo Fire Rescue is adding a rescue truck to help alleviate the call load at the fire station that responds to Pinellas Safe Harbor and the Pinellas County Jail.
INDIAN SHORES — Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District Chief Salvatore D'Angelo announced Tuesday night that he was leaving the department for a new job.
DUNEDIN — The city's finance board moved a recommendation one step forward to increase salaries of city commissioners and the mayor.
CLEARWATER — Clearwater secured a contract last week to host the 2017 USA Softball Gold 18- under and 16-under Fast-Pitch tournaments July 16 to 22, boosting the city's name as softball destination.
CLEARWATER — The city awarded a $5.7 million contract last week to Largo-based Caladesi Construction Company to build the Morningside Recreation Center, replacing the former facility that was demolished in 2009.
SAFETY HARBOR — For several months, Jacqueline Hayes has been focused on a new community effort, the Safety Harbor African American Restoration Project. The aim is to refurbish the cemetery on South Drive after years of neglect, including determining where and how many unmarked graves are located on the property. …
A decade ago, Largo City Commissioner Michael Smith was afraid to tell his friends and family he was gay.
SEMINOLE — For weeks, Glenn Holland, 67, crawled out of bed before the sun rose to look for a dead man.
When Lillian Dunlap moved to Florida at age 52 in 1999 she could finally breathe. The journalism professor from the University of Missouri and Indiana University hadn't been able live openly as a gay woman until then. She had considered coming out before but never did.
Tarpon Springs' Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to wild ale brewing, utilizing an open brewing approach involving uncovered fermenters in order to brew beer with local ambient microbes, reminiscent in some ways to the fermentation techniques used by rustic farmhouse breweries in Belgium …