1. Sidewalk seating rules in St. Petersburg that were relaxed last year in response to the pandemic to allow businesses to seat more patrons safely are in jeopardy. City officials are trying to codify the changes to make the rules more permanent.
  2. Pinellas teacher of the year, Sarah Painter, who teaches fifth grade at Eisenhower Elementary School, celebrates Thursday with her students moments after finding out she is one of five finalists for Florida Teacher of the Year.
  3. The dachshund rescue group that would have put on the wiener dog races for Tampa's Riverfest has decided to go ahead and hold its own event. There will be races, raffles and adoptable dogs on hand for a day of long and low sausage-loving dogs.
  4. Jimmy Buffett, shown here in Tampa in 2017, will be at Amalie Arena on Dec. 4.
  5. A St. Pete Beach man was killed in a crash in St. Petersburg on Tuesday evening, police said.
  6. Chef Rick "Ricky P" Parsons serves up a Louisiana feast during his monthly crawfish boil at the Big Catch at Salt Creek In St. Petersburg. It's crawfish season and a number of Tampa Bay restaurants and chefs are celebrating the tradition with weekly boils.
  7. Servy Gallardo, 52, the artistic director and co-founder of the St. Petersburg Ballet Conservatory, is accused of having "an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student," police said Monday.
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  9. Travelers walk inside Tampa International Airport's Rental Car Center on Friday, March 19, 2021.
  10. Powell, Carney, Maller will merge their law firm with Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel and Burns, whose St. Petersburg office is located at 490 First Ave. S.
  11. Congressman Charlie Crist, seen here on Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020, spoke Saturday at a Democratic fundraiser in Tampa. He expressed optimism about the party despite the GOP's dominance, and is days away from making a big political announcement.
  12. The fast-moving line to enter at the Central Pinellas vaccine site, 1197 East Bay in Largo, on Monday, April 5, 2021. The county-run vaccination site will stop issuing first-dose vaccination shots on May 7.
  13. This rendering shows First Citrus Bank's planned St. Petersburg branch, its first in Pinellas County, which will open in June.
  14. Jonathan Cain, 25, faces a felony charge of scheming to defraud, according to Pinellas Park police. Cain was a St. Petersburg police officer who was fired after his arrest.
  15. Bundled newspapers make their way down the conveyor belt at the Tampa Bay Times printing plant during its final press run on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in St. Petersburg. 
  16. David Benstock, executive chef and owner of Il Ritorno in St. Petersburg, will compete on an episode of culinary competition show "Beat Bobby Flay" that airs on May 20.
  17. St. Petersburg's Raymond James Financial posted record quarterly earnings and income during January, February and March of 2021.
  18. Kindergarten student Cor'mari Daymon, 5, gets a fist bump from Lakewood Elementary assistant principal Renee Nellenbach for his description of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles earlier this month.
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  20. A man died Wednesday after losing control of a pickup on Interstate 275 and hitting a tree.
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  22. A pharmacist portions a dose of the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.
  23. A free summer arts camp will be held June 14 through July 9 at the Childs Park YMCA in St. Petersburg. Children will lessons in the violin, piano and visual art.