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July 7, 2002

Tampa Bay: July 7, 2002
Getting nowhere fast on U.S. 19
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
A steadfast businessman stands between drivers and a Drew Street overpass on U.S. 19. The battle costs time and millions of dollars.
North Pinellas County news
Bible translation incites debate
Critics say Today's New International Version doesn't reflect God's intentions. Others say it merely reflects changes in English usage.

Lowe's wants to build in Largo
The home improvement chain moves forward with plans for a store at Ulmerton and Ridge roads.

Screenwriters toil on, await fame
Steve Stavrakis and Brad Schenk have each written a script set in Tarpon Springs, where they grew up. Now the task is getting attention.

Going beyond Florida Avenue
The Old Palm Harbor Community Association hopes to take on communitywide issues, not just business ones, to foster a better place to live.

North Pinellas notebook
Vendors sought for 6th Taste of Palm Harbor

Fire raises questions that still await answers
We have seen this before: Firefighters racing into a blazing and smoking high-rise building, apparently without fear for their own safety.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Gay couples promise forever in PrideFest ceremony
  • Veteran fisherman disappears at sea
  • Hearings to begin Monday on speed in manatee waters
  • How Scientology turned its biggest critic
  • Metro week in review

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • St. Pete Beach has plans for oil money
  • Suit opens doors for disabled residents
  • Seminole will hold its tax rate steady
  • Shabby to chic, countrified to gentrified
  • St. Pete Beach gives dogs a bit of freedom
  • Weekend with Brazilian sailors one of food, fun
  • Sister-city visitors perform playful skit
  • Chief's happy pig effaces frown over parking fine
  • Library users wary of relocation plans
  • Earn $40 participating in study on older drivers
  • Intern finds adventure
  • Trips, tips bring relief from summer doldrums
  • Marina no longer run by port director
  • Deputies eye a home near homeless haven
  • What's up on campus
  • Indian history center is on track
  • Grey turns it around
  • Sport loses a top promoter, businessman
  • Sunsets At Pier field waits out a strong storm

  • Letters
  • Dog park fee splinters community

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Commuting by bike on a roll

  • North of Tampa
  • Married to their work, and each other
  • Zoning: Staff says no to horse center
  • Neighbors in deed have a dispute
  • Learning curve goes into orbit
  • Open & Shut
  • Mall opens kids' space so parents can shop
  • New guv'na sashays forth
  • They take the cake
  • Parade favorites
  • Town' N Country plan update set
  • The Week in Review

  • News of Florida
  • One man's crusade
  • DCF failed to visit 1,841 kids in June
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