1. Karl Nurse, who spent 10 years on the St. Petersburg City Council, announced this week he is running for the Pinellas County School Board. [Times (2013)]
  2. Madison Hickey, along with 137 other seniors from Clearwater Central Catholic High, participated in a social distancing graduation on Sunday. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  3. The Gibbs High Class of 2018 celebrated after graduation ceremonies at Tropicana Field, where the Pinellas County school system typically holds most of its graduations. In this most atypical of school years, district officials say they are discussing the possibility of in-person ceremonies at the indoor stadium this summer, providing conditions with the coronavirus allow it. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times (2018)]
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  5. Pole Star Global, based in London, is opening an office in the Ceridian building on 34th Street South in St. Petersburg. DIRK SHADD | Tampa Bay Times (2019)
  6. Former St. Petersburg Housing Authority Board Chairman Harry Harvey listens during a 2019 meeting. A panel of three judges last week dismissed a lawsuit filed by Harvey and two other board members against the city of St. Petersburg seeking to reverse their removal from office.
  7. Sunset Beach at Treasure Island on Saturday morning. By Sunday the crowds were showing up early to avid the dark clouds on the horizon that threatened to dampen the afternoon. Monday is expected to be rainy for Memorial Day. [Megan Reeves]
  8. David Eliasson, 48, Tampa, owner of Snack Attack Vending, has seen his sales shrink 50 percent since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. He services 250 accounts around Tampa Bay. He poses at home May 19, 2020, with his van that carries his inventory snacks and drinks [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  9. Clearwater beach nearly at capacity during Memorial Day weekend as law enforcement limits crowds to provide for proper social distancing Saturday. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  10. The large-scale mural on the side of a self-storage facility in the Skyway Marina District in St. Petersburg. Artist Matt Kress spent 10 weeks creating the mural that can be seen off Interstate 275 South. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times]
  11. St. Petersburg cigar shop Central Cigars was told by state officials on May 14 that it can, in fact, serve alcohol to patrons on site. The state clarification overruled Pinellas County and St. Petersburg, which had said Central Cigars could not serve alcohol to patrons for on-site consumption. [JOSH SOLOMON  |  Times]
  12. New signage has been installed at the entrance to the new St. Petersburg Pier. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  13. Server Nate Combs, of Clearwater, right, busses a table where customers from left, John Kokolakis, of Palm Harbor, Ed O'Brien, of Clearwater, Greg Bopp, of New Port Richey, and Richard Cotter, of Tampa, finish a business lunch on Friday at the Iron Oak New American BBQ in downtown Palm Harbor. Combs said the restaurant is staffed at 30-percent of its capacity. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times]
  14. St. Pete Pride announced Thursday it has canceled its 2020 celebration. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  15. St. Petersburg is considering leasing its downtown municipal marina to a private company, who will pay for renovations and operate the marina. [CHRIS URSO  |  Times]
  16. Darren Hammond, the long-time principal of Pinellas Secondary School, smiles Thursday during a surprise caravan in his honor as he prepares to retire amid the coronavirus pandemic. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE  |  Times]
  17. Blackjack dealer Roland Miyares wears a face mask and gloves while dealing to a guest as the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa re-opens to the public for the first time since March 20 to a limited capacity on Thursday. The hotel and casino has implemented many safety and security measures to keep guests and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic including mandatory temperature checks with a thermal camera as well as requiring everyone to wear masks on property. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  18. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted St. Petersburg-based Jabil to cut executive pay 25 percent and suspend short-term bonuses from June 1 through Nov. 30. (Times file photo)
  19. The street closure will allow those who wish to cycle or jog along the waterfront to do so while social distancing. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  20. St. Petersburg City Hall. [DIRK SHADD   |   Times]
  21. Protestors wave signs at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as he and Vice President Mike Pence visit the Westminster Baldwin Park on Wednesday in Orlando. Pence and DeSantis participated in a roundtable discussion with hospitality and tourism industry leaders to discuss their plans for re-opening during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) [CHRIS O'MEARA  |  AP]
  22. St. Petersburg's Second Time Arounders marching band performed virtually after having their entire spring season canceled. [Screenshot from Youtube]