ST. PETERSBURG — Legacy Week celebrated Black History Month with a look back and a look forward. Events from Feb. 2 to Feb. 10 included a discussion with Freedom Rider Bernard Lafayette, an awards banquet, a golf tournament and a celebration party.
LARGO –– The governing board of the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board voted unanimously Thursday to hire an interim executive director and to negotiate the exit of its old executive director.
Seconds after Angela Johns went to get a glass of water for her husband, Jerry, on a break from yard work, she heard his body hit the garage floor.
GULFPORT — A community meeting to discuss plans for the historic African-American Lincoln Cemetery, 600 58th St. S, is set for 6 p.m., Feb. 27, at Greater Mount Zion AME Church, 1045 16th St S, St. Petersburg.
LARGO — Revolution Roller Derby, a coed flat-track roller derby league established about five years ago in Pasco County, has expanded to Largo. Practices are starting on Sundays at Northeast Park and Paw Place, 4630 E Bay Drive. Enthusiasts are invited to come check out both playing and volunteering opportunities …
The Pinellas County Urban League has expanded into Hernando, Lake, Marion, Pasco, Seminole and Sumter counties.
ST. PETERSBURG — The St. Petersburg Housing Authority is inching towards ownership of Jordan Park, the 24-acre public housing complex near 22nd Street and Ninth Avenue S.
MADEIRA BEACH — The city is reeling from a bitterly fought election, continuing debate over controversial hotel projects, and now the replacement of the city clerk by the city manager's girlfriend.
And that was just Tuesday.
LARGO — Rodney Fischer worked so much from August 2008 through 2011 that the leader of Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board logged only one vacation day, records show.
Business professionals invited to 'lunch and learn' –
Can you please tell me what is going on with the intersection of Belcher Road and Belleair Road? Early last fall construction began to lengthen and widen turn lanes on Belleair Road but nothing has been happening for the past three months.
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Pinellas County's top prosecutor has decided to open a criminal investigation into the local construction licensing board, which has been embroiled in controversy since a series of Tampa Bay Times reports raised questions about the agency's conduct.
ST. PETERSBURG — Drive through Snell Isle, the Old Northeast or other areas near downtown St. Petersburg, and it's hard to ignore the amount of residential construction.
There is a lot of it.
MADEIRA BEACH — Election season here is starting to echo the turmoil that roiled City Hall six years ago and ended with the firing or resignation of all top city employees and defeat at the polls of several sitting commissioners.