Annexations into Seminole will have to wait
County officials say they're too busy working on the general election right now to handle any municipal referendums.
Volunteer coach ordered to pay back stolen money
The soccer coach admits to stealing from the league, which isn't sure how he will make his payments.
Sobering stories help evoke a prom pledge
Hoping students will pledge not to drink, speakers, including one student, describe alcohol's toll.
Gulfport forms crime watch along corridor
Before 49th Street spruces up, the police chief tries to drum up interest in neighbors helping neighbors.
Rooster's wakeup call gets rise out of neighbors
The 7 a.m cockle doodle doos spell the end of South Pasadena life for the offending fowl.
Statue of Polish general ready for Williams Park
ST. PETERSBURG -- After nearly three years of preparation, a statue of an American Revolutionary War hero will soon guard a corner of Williams Park downtown. The 1,200-pound bronze likeness of Polish Brig. Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko is the first monument to go up under gift-accepting regulations the city developed in 1999.
Kenneth City council to pick peer
Five people want to take the place of the Coast Guard member who had to leave.
Meeting on horse farm zoning set Thursday
The board is expected to approve residential development on one of the last horse farms in Pinellas Park.
Development soaks up water saved
I realize my personal water conservation effort has the following consequences:
Beach officials happy after bridge misunderstanding
TREASURE ISLAND -- It was all a misunderstanding.
Resort shoots down rumors of Wal-Mart
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Suncoast Resort Hotel at 3000 34th St. S has not been bought by Wal-Mart for a supercenter, according to the resort's owners Tom Kiple and Lester Wolff.
Drug dealers' loss is Operation PAR's gain
Poetic Justice is a clever idea for a benefit if there ever was one: Law enforcement agencies donate items that have been seized in drug raids, which then are auctioned to raise money for Operation PAR, a drug and mental health services organization.
Local artist opens gallery on Beach
T.W. Curtis has opened T.W. Curtis Galleries, 400 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. The gallery includes Curtis' own creations as well as art by 15 other artists. Curtis, who serves as president of the Downtown Arts Association, also owns T.W. Curtis Studio/Galleries on 16th Street N. He received his art education at Art Academy of Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati and has worked as an artist in Tampa Bay for more than 20 years. The business is open Wednesday through Sunday.
1929 St. Petersburg comes into focus in historic film
ST. PETERSBURG -- A steamboat glided within sight of the Vinoy Park Hotel. Seconds later, the Million Dollar Pier emerged. The year was 1929.
Diapers and diplomas
Free rides and day care help keep teen parents in class as they prepare for life after high school.
Elementary school and USF link up
ST. PETERSBURG -- Students and professors at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg will be going back to elementary school, specifically at the nearby Campbell Park Elementary campus.
Residents to offer input on city
ST. PETE BEACH -- City residents are invited to participate in a two-day visioning session.
Spirit moves writer to blend story, music
After meeting an American Indian, a Seminole woman is able to put sound to her story.
Defending Satellite league champion repeats
What could be better than winning a first women's doubles league championship?
Organizations have fun and competition
Members of the St. Pete Mad Dogs Triathlon Club and the St. Anthony's Triathlon staff, as well as volunteers such as Steve Meckfessel and Kathy Morgan, hosted a whirlwind of parties, barbecues, the Pass-a-Grille open water swims, European homestays and airport bike shuttles at Straub Park.
Starting way back doesn't stop Clearwater driver
In a race with more twists and turns than a sock hop, Clearwater's Robert Crisp maneuvered his blue No.2 Outlaw Late Model from second-to-last to second-to-none Saturday at Sunshine Speedway.
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