INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — It cost a penny to mail a postcard when the Indian Rocks Beach post office opened 100 years ago on Dec. 10, 1914, on a mainland dirt road leading to a ferry in the Narrows part of the Intracoastal Waterway. Today the road is 113th Avenue and the area is considered unincorporated …
And the Lens died for this?
Few civic debates have been as filled with frantic Sturm und Drang hand-wringing as what to do with the Pier, the city's answer to a rusting Yugo sitting on blocks in the front yard.
Man locked up after locking himself in someone else's car
white doves among us: Trust Business Services recognized three people for going above and beyond in service to others as part of its White Dove Service Awards program at the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce breakfast. John Orr from Cell Phone Repair at Largo Mall, Dr. Fred Clark III from Bayfront Convenient …
ST. PETERSBURG — Some Snell Isle residents are upset about the new traffic calming in their neighborhood and say it is hazardous, inconvenient and overly restrictive.
ST. PETERSBURG — Several months after embracing the idea of revamping its approach to juvenile crime, the city is now just weeks from implementing a new system designed to steer hundreds of young people away from the criminal justice system.
ST. PETERSBURG — Rubber stamps appear to be scarce at City Hall.
Parade applications open
Applications are being accepted for the Clearwater Centennial Parade Celebration on May 30. The city is seeking businesses, civic associations, entertainment and performance groups, krewes, and nonprofits to join in the celebration of Clearwater's 100 years as a …
City employees to get six weeks of paid parental leave
The St. Petersburg Debutante Club will recognize 18 young women and their families on Saturday at its annual black-tie Presentation Ball, a tradition since the late 1930s. As a community service project, the young women have helped young children who are served by the Barth Syndrome Foundation with …
I have noticed new flashing left-turn signals at some intersections in north Pinellas County that don't seem to run through the usual cycle. They light up at odd times and I'm wondering what the story is with these. Can you fill us in? I'm sure I'm not the only one who is scratching his head.
PINELLAS PARK — Saying her goal was to help people, Patricia Louise Bailey-Snook volunteered to serve on a Pinellas Park advisory board.
ST. PETERSBURG — It's the stuff of a Hallmark Channel holiday movie. Twenty lucky St. Petersburg employees, mostly in the restaurant business, are getting $1,000 tips just in time for Christmas thanks to a publicity stunt by a local company.
ST. PETERSBURG — A fledgling effort to create affordable studio space for artists in a neighborhood under intense development pressure got a crucial bit of cash Thursday from the City Council.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Just like he does whenever he goes fishing at the Belleair Beach Causeway, A.J. Marino, 63, stopped at Publix on Saturday morning and purchased $10 of frozen shrimp.