TARPON SPRINGS — For his seventh birthday, Daniel Davis was allowed to get whatever he wanted.
Davis chose a tattoo.
CLEARWATER — Last year, a flurry of angry phone calls prompted Clearwater to cancel a pilot program to reduce trash collection from twice a week to once a week in a couple of neighborhoods.
Pets given blessings: Students at St. Cecelia Catholic School in Clearwater recently celebrated the Blessing of the Animals as part of the Feast of St. Francis. Students brought pets to school to receive a blessing, and those without pets brought their favorite stuffed animals. The school celebrates this …
At many Pinellas high schools, the percentage of students opting for the traditional curriculum is getting smaller as special programs become more popular. That's the takeaway from a report this week by the Pinellas County School District showing significant enrollment increases over the last three years in high school …
Intoxicated MOtorcyclist tries to drink his way out of arrest
Advocating for Animals
Dogs and cats had their day at Tuesday's Pinellas County Commission meeting. Commissioners agreed to loosen rules covering stray animals to make way for a program designed to reduce the population of feral cats.
LARGO — Parrish Sandefur admitted he worried about the success of his restaurant before it opened. Not too long ago, he and his wife, Alicia Sandefur, opened up the first Culver's in Tampa Bay on East Bay Drive. Although the quick service restaurant was a go-to eatery for him and his family for years back …
Some drivers have not noticed that after the refurbishment of Fourth Street, at the intersection of 62nd Avenue N, traffic turning to head north or south on Fourth Street N using Washington Circle now has new stop signs to heed. But when turning off Fourth Street N to go east or west, we still have yield signs. …
Revamped sea captain gets city council's approval
The city is noted for its Scottish heritage, however, on Saturday, Dunedin's Celtic roots will take a backseat to the community's growing Latin community. For the sixth year in a row, downtown restaurateurs Javier and Tina Avila are holding their Dia de los Muertos Fiesta in Pioneer Park. Dia de …
BELLEAIR — A single wing of the historic Belleview Biltmore will escape the wrecking ball and find new life as a renovated boutique hotel under a plan unveiled by the developer.
Voters in this race will decide between two longtime city commissioners who often disagree on policy issues. Julie Scales, on the panel since 2003, is touting her experience and track record while Julie Ward Bujalski, elected in 2006, is pushing her deep community roots. The victor will lead a …
WITH no crystal ball, city is hesitant about experts' ideas for downtown
CLEARWATER — At U.S. 19 and Sunset Point Road, there's a well-known eyesore — a dead McDonald's that has been vacant for 14 years.
Camp registration: The Long Center, Countryside Recreation Center, and Ross Norton Recreation Center offer a school-day-out camp from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Oct. 20 and Jan. 5 for grades K-8. Holiday camps include a three-day camp from Nov. 24-26 and two four-day camps, Dec. 22-26 and Dec. 29 to Jan. 2.