ST. PETERSBURG — The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority's board chairman wants to be better informed and more directly involved after a few recent gaffes by agency staff, according to a recent memo sent to board members.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city's arts and cultural offerings aren't marketed enough, says one City Council member, who thinks bed tax money might be the answer.
ST. PETERSBURG — Chirag Parmar doesn't play the Florida Lottery anymore.
ST. PETERSBURG — A 55-bed dormitory and service center for homeless teens gained preliminary approval from the City Council on Thursday after a few initial bumps.
ST. PETE BEACH — Even after a proposed 19.7 percent increase in property taxes, the city's 2014-15 budget is more than a half-million dollars in the red.
In the spring of 2013, Northeast High looked to be one of the football teams to beat in Pinellas County. Then, over a few days in late July, everything fell apart.
Penny Boehme, a licensed bird rehabber, couldn't figure out what was the matter with Gwen, a rescued red-tailed hawk in her care. Ever since a young male red-tailed hawk had left her side to go to the veterinarian, Gwen uttered motherly bird calls nearly nonstop and refused food. Gwen had acted as a …
Journey to Atlantis helps Hospice affiliate
LARGO — City Manager Mac Craig received high marks for his job performance in his most recent job evaluation.
Why was a big green sign installed on the west side of southbound Park Street in St. Petersburg just before Ninth Avenue N announcing that Country Club Road is ahead? The sign is completely unnecessary and so oversized that it's an eyesore and ruins the residential aesthetic. Who added it and why?
Chamber luncheon: The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its August Learn @ Lunch on Thursday at the Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave. There will be speakers from Orangetheory Fitness and Max Muscle Sports Nutrition. Check-in and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at …
songbook celebration: Grayson Samuels, a senior at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School, was honored with the Songbook Celebration Award at the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook High School Vocal Competition in July. The national competition brought together 12 finalists from …
Jordan Leston has spent his high school career trying to find a home. He started at Clearwater, then East Lake for his junior season. Now he'll finish his prep career at St. Petersburg Catholic. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound quarterback played well in the spring game, throwing three touchdown passes in a 27-12 win over Avon …
Downtown to add 34 luxury townhomes
A slice of land on the north side of downtown, between Central Avenue and Mirror Lake, is the latest site for another hip-looking residential project.
ST. PETERSBURG — City officials say they are taking multiple steps to address issues in the Stormwater Department in the aftermath of a black city worker's claim that his white boss spray-painted "KKK" on his back, and a subsequent investigation that unearthed serious racial friction among employees.