ST. PETERSBURG— Mayor Rick Kriseman announced Saturday that he has struck a deal with Pinellas County that will allow the city to build a new police headquarters all at once. The revelation was the highlight of his first State of the City address from the steps of City Hall.
ST. PETERSBURG — Despite overwhelming opposition from a room full of citizens and strong objections by two of its members, the St. Petersburg Housing Authority board voted 4-3 Thursday to eventually sell the building that houses the city's only African-American history museum.
LARGO — Pinellas County school officials want to spend $1 million to teach classroom management techniques to teachers and administrators at struggling St. Petersburg elementary schools.
ST. PETERSBURG — The biggest question hanging over St. Petersburg High School's boys basketball team was whether a starting lineup that consists of three juniors, a sophomore and a freshman could resist cracking under the pressure of a fan base accustomed to watching the program make deep playoff runs.
Access to excess: that was "Quintessence," a multifaceted fundraiser offering look-sees of luxury transportation, fashion, cuisine and entertainment.
From a distance, the waterfront bars and restaurant scene at I.C. Sharks and the Getaway off Gandy Boulevard look like a Shangri-la of boats, beer, seafood and sand. But the owner of the Getaway and Pinellas County are both in litigation against popular beach bar, seafood market and bait shop …
Poor Kristin Brett. She is about to undertake an enterprise about the same as if the Tampa Bay Bucs attempted to pass off quarterback Josh McCown in a trade to the New England Patriots for Tom Brady.
Art Festival Beth-El celebrates its 42nd year with a three-day extravaganza Jan. 31-Feb. 2 at Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. The invitational juried show and sale features works indoors and outdoors.
I'm concerned that a pedestrian will be killed walking on the sidewalk on the west side of Fourth Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues S in St. Petersburg. To be specific, the sidewalk crosses the vehicle entrance to Interstate 175 just north of Fifth Avenue; pedestrians walking along the west side of Fourth …
SENIOR AWARENESS FAIR: Area seniors are invited to attend Dunedin's Senior Awareness Fair today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave. This event features businesses and organizations that provide senior citizens with knowledge and advice on a variety of topics. Popular …
TENNIS COACHES: Trust Business Services recognized tennis coaches David Despard and Steve Hill, both from St. Petersburg, with White Dove Service Awards for going above and beyond in their service to others. The two were nominated by Samantha Hendricks for their generosity and excellent coaching for her children. …
Alfonso, Roxanne and Corey Robinson, St. Petersburg, a girl, 4 pounds 14 ounces, Jan. 8, 2015, 2:13 p.m., Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
Interfaith Food drive continuing due to high need
ST. PETERSBURG — The monthslong tension between the city's only African-American museum and its landlord is expected to be aired today as the landlord, the St. Petersburg Housing Authority, considers selling the museum facility and a nearby commercial property that is home to community organizations.
A 25-year-old St. Petersburg man shoved an $11.99 sushi sampler pack down his pants and walked out of the Publix on Third Street S without paying on Jan. 14, according to an arrest affidavit.