Elected leaders from the Tampa Bay area are calling on the federal government to allow them to use genetically modified mosquitoes to fight the spread of Zika in Pinellas County.
ST. PETE BEACH — Repeatedly overflowing sewers here are forcing city officials to give up pet projects in order to raise the nearly $14 million needed to fix their clogged and broken sewer pipes.
TREASURE ISLAND — Vine and Grind isn't just an olive oil store.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Kahwa Coffee recently opened a new location at 2919 West Bay Drive.
BELLEAIR — The iconic Belleview Biltmore Hotel is no more, but part of it will live on as the new Belleview Inn. JMC Communities, which bought the property last year for a condo- and carriage-home community, is spending $13 million to move and preserve a 38,000-square-foot, three-story section of the hotel …
ST. PETERSBURG — For weeks, the doors to Crowley's Pub at 269 Central have been locked tight while a legal battle between the restaurant's owner and would-be owner rages on.
NONPROFIT WILL DISTRIBUTE FREE AMPLIFIED PHONES: Florida Telecommunications Relay is offering an innovative new amplified telephone at to Pinellas County residents with hearing loss. State law requires all Florida landline phone companies to distribute free specialized phones to residents with hearing loss.
Nine candidates vying for three Pinellas County School Board seats have less than a week to buckle down for the primary election.
College students moving into their first dorm and others striking out on their own often look to Ikea for lower-cost, put-it-together-yourself furniture. As part of their initiation, they must enter a labyrinth designed by Lewis Carroll and Satan. • Consider instead a growing number of "gently used" …
ST. PETERSBURG — A Pinellas County sheriff's detective fired his gun while apprehending a wanted man in St. Petersburg on Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said. No one was hurt.
TREASURE ISLAND — Residents and business owners who have taken advantage of the lack of rules and regulations for placing temporary storage units on their property should beware.
MADEIRA BEACH — Despite spending more than $10 million on a new city hall, fire station and recreational complex in recent years and $9.7 million in new general fund spending planned for next year, the city's proposed property tax rate remains unchanged.
ST. PETERSBURG — Emory Wright Jr. was a by-the-book kind of guy.
Jerry Lewis will be along to sing "You'll Never Grift Alone" in a few minutes. But in the meantime, won't you pick up the phone now and make a contribution to assist those poor, pathetic beleaguered souls who barely have two bus tokens to rub together — the Pinellas County Democratic Party?
LARGO — Anthony Apollo Neeley, found guilty in June of driving while impaired and fatally striking a St. Petersburg couple as they headed home after Thanksgiving dinner in 2014, was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison.