When it comes to discovery nights, the coming week is one of the busiest of the season. Seventeen programs throughout the Pinellas County School District will open their doors.
Vinoy GM is moving to another marriott property in Arizona
The Sunshine City is home to a burgeoning arts AND craft community — craft beer, that is.
LARGO — A veterinarian with a strong background in high-volume spaying and neutering has been chosen Pinellas County's director of veterinary services.
TREASURE ISLAND — Beginning in May, beachgoers may have to dodge pipes pumping sand on Sunset Beach and Sunshine Beach but the payoff will be a renourished shoreline.
Boley Angels plan holiday brunch
Boley Angels will gather for a gala holiday brunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. The auxiliary for Boley Centers helps to raise money for residents' unmet medical and dental expenses and new-apartment furnishings. $45. …
It's time for the Doc's ninth annual roundup of holiday gift suggestions for the road-trippers in your life. Most of this year's items can be purchased online, making it even easier and faster to cross names off your shopping list.
KENNETH CITY — The qualification period for the March 11 Kenneth City municipal elections opens at 8 a.m. on Friday. All documents and other information must be turned in by noon Dec. 20. Two seats, currently held by Phil Redisch and Adam Mayefsky, are up for grabs.
About 18 children ages 3 to 5 sang onstage during a holiday celebration Monday night at Clymer Park in Gulfport. The kids, part of the Gulfport Recreation Tot Time Program, joined in song during the celebration, which included the city's lighting ceremony and a visit by Santa.
Not many people can say they have bowled a perfect 300 game, and fewer still have only six of their adult teeth. Hannah Diem, 9, recently became the youngest member of the United States Bowling Congress to bowl a 300 during a youth and adult tournament.
ST. PETE BEACH — Renting single-family homes or condominiums to tourists for a day, week or month is against the rules in many beach communities, but hundreds of homeowners are violating those rules.
LARGO — The city will hold public information meetings Wednesday and Thursday evenings regarding an upcoming multimillion-dollar project to improve Largo's sewer system.
SEMINOLE — A fire chief from Connecticut is slated to become the city's next fire chief.
ST. PETERSBURG — Five years of speculation are over. The Publix on Fourth Street at 38th Avenue N, almost across the street from the Publix at Northeast Park Shopping Center, will close Dec. 28.
ST. PETERSBURG — Police Chief Chuck Harmon has never had a need for a passport. He has only gotten as far as Canada. He always keeps his cell phone on, in case the office calls.