On westbound Bay Pines Boulevard approaching the Welch Causeway, I had a near-accident near the Publix entrance. I was traveling in the far right lane, as I have many times before, to enter the Publix parking lot. But the old entrance was paved over and the lane was running out. Just a few feet west there is a new …
DOLLAR SPLASH DAY: For $1 per person, kick off the fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. This event marks the opening weekend of all St. Petersburg city pools. Pools also open Sunday with new rates charging $2/age 3-12 and $3/13 and up. For a listing of area pools visit www.stpeteparksrec.org.
Monday's seventh annual Memorial Day Family Funfest at the Armed Forces History Museum is billed as "bigger, badder and bolder than ever."
CLEARWATER — Time may finally be running out for Clearwater's most notorious eyesore.
TARPON SPRINGS — The city's police department is moving forward with a plan to integrate crime information and 911 calls with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
Erosion prompts closure of PInellas Trail spur
ST. PETERSBURG — After a roadside bomb flipped his military vehicle in Afghanistan four years ago, U.S. Army Cpl. Frank Gross's family said goodbye in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery.
LOCAL COURSE RECOGNIZED BY STATE: The Clearwater Country Club has been chosen as the featured course on the Florida Historic Golf Trail for the month of May, which coincides with the city's 100th anniversary.
Can we all readily stipulate that the city of St. Petersburg is not sprawling Shanghai? This is not like planning the Invasion of Normandy or managing a Third World Ebola virus contagion.
Arthur Landau was fired from his job at Dimmitt Chevrolet in February when he stole an Impala from the dealership, arrest reports state.
Bob Tuck remembers the call. It was Nov. 7, 2013, what would have been his cousin Vincent Lee's 45th birthday.
GIRL SCOUT TROOP EARNs BRONZE AWARD: The eight Girl Scouts in Troop 1142 earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award after fundraising and building a Little Free Library Box. This National Girl Scout award is given to troops who plan and execute a project that benefits the community.
CITY's celebratory HIGHWAY SIGN IS A GO
It took a lot of polite arguing for the city of Clearwater to get its way with the Florida Department of Transportation.
CLEARWATER — Jakob Parks is the frontrunner to start at quarterback for Clearwater Central Catholic and lead a program that has made the state semifinals the past three seasons.
If you are a resident of Pinellas or Hillsborough counties and you're thinking of adding on to your house an Austin Powers swinging bachelor love pad (lava lamps optional), be advised big brother may be watching.