Fitzgerald teacher charged with DUI
ST. PETERSBURG — As the city prepares to dole out $446,000 in grants to combat homelessness, one City Council member wants to widen the focus to allow groups aiding the elderly or youth to compete for money.
ST. PETERSBURG — A string of city workers, union officials and community members went before the City Council on Thursday to demand that the city do something about racial tension within its workforce.
ST. PETERSBURG — City Council members said they are getting more comfortable with Mayor Rick Kriseman's proposed 2015 budget after a meeting Thursday to hash out details.
GULFPORT — This city will join a growing number of Florida communities when the City Council takes up the issue of marriage equality at Tuesday's meeting. In a resolution proposed by council member Yolanda Roman, Gulfport could express support for changing the state laws banning same-sex marriage.
ST. PETERSBURG — Now that the shiny new Walmart has opened on Bay Pines Boulevard across from the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, things are pretty quiet down the road at Lighthouse Crossings.
TREASURE ISLAND — City leaders are wondering what residents think about the future of their city — what are their visions for Treasure Island?
ST. PETERSBURG — Emergency room patients come in all ages, but St. Petersburg General Hospital decided to focus a makeover on one group: seniors.
Become a Daystar volunteer: Daystar Life Center, 226 Sixth St. S, St. Petersburg, needs volunteers to help in a variety of areas including the food pantry, clothes closet and transportation. Help is also needed to assist with utilities, rent/mortgage, online benefits and income taxes. Daystar also provides …
Northeast grad retires from air force: Former St. Petersburg resident Col. Sean Gallagher retired from the Air Force recently after more than 23 years of service. During his career he served in nine countries and in 14 locations. He worked at Headquarters Air Force where he was present during the attack on the …
SEMINOLE — Mall developers say they want taxpayers to foot the bill for about $7.6 million in "public benefit enhancements" that would be part of a revamped Seminole Mall.
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At City Hall, the community policing deputy arranges his bike and cooler in the back of his white Chevy Tahoe.
ST. PETERSBURG— A City Council committee will take a first look today at a proposal to tack on $2.56 to the average resident's utility bill, or a 4.75 percent hike. Much of the proposed increase would cover spending on big-ticket projects, which city officials say would save ratepayers in the long run.
The silent-auction tables held enough handbags to accessorize quite a few guests at "Purses & Passion," the annual fundraiser for the YWCA of Tampa Bay, held in the ballroom at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park.
We've heard about some big road project coming up in Belleair Bluffs. It seems like we just got through the interminable Belleair Beach Causeway replacement project. What's happening now and how long will it last?