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September 11, 2002

Tampa Bay: September 11, 2002
We love the USA
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
Spencer Hawhee, 5, a kindergartner at Mildred Helms Elementary School in Largo, runs Tuesday morning past plastic cups stuck in the school fence. Spencer and his classmates in Carol Mathews' class helped create a message that read, "We love (heart shape) the USA."
Election results
Pinellas pushes GOP's Anderson toward a win
Tom Anderson appeared to have won the Republican primary for House of Representatives District 45 in a close race divided between Pasco and Pinellas counties.

North Pinellas County news
Man faces charge of mail theft
The 30-year-old was released from a hospital Tuesday after being chased down by a postal employee with a pistol. If convicted, he could spend up to five years in prison.

Funding for museum still up in the air
Safety Harbor's new budget doesn't mention the history museum. Museum officials say they need financial help, but the city wants to see audit results.

Seminole thinks mail could entice annexation
With the county raising taxes for folks in unincorporated areas, city officials think this would be a fine time to send them a personal invitation.

Board revisits library, hospice
Commissioners approve next year's budget but can't let go of two issues that many thought had been resolved.

Pedestrian killed on U.S. 19 in Tarpon
Police are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a sport utility vehicle at 1:35 a.m. Saturday.

Music in the Park series starts Friday
Because the main entrance to Seminole City Park is closed, Ridge Road is suggested.

Police reports
Caregiver pleads guilty to misdemeanor battery

Anniversary is time to forgive and be grateful
Whether we have more disasters or whether everything stays calm and cool, I hope everyone will learn to count their blessings, even in the wake of Sept. 11, 2001.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Myriad rescue agencies trust their link won't fail
  • Bubba the Love Sponge's battery charge dropped
  • Incumbent Cobb and lawyer Allan hold their leads
  • Overall in Pinellas, precincts see few glitches and setbacks
  • Waters far ahead of 2 challengers
  • 2 face runoff; maybe more
  • INS rounds up 32 illegal aliens in Tampa Bay area
  • 2 School Board members lose
  • Close race appears over for Pasco-Pinellas circuit judgeship
  • Anderson takes Republican primary for state House District 45

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Seminole proposes invitations to annex
  • Music in the Park series starts Friday
  • Gulfport refines its hopes for 49th Street
  • Awards show leaves host city speechless
  • South Pasadena to defend its mural
  • Gulfport refines its hopes for 49th Street
  • Newfound fame good news for cemetery
  • Naval rank is restored years after petty theft
  • A Day on the Job: Building a business from coffee cups
  • Business news
  • Links chapter salutes 17 'everyday heroes'
  • Incumbent Farkas seizes commanding lead
  • Quiet old hotel speaks volumes of city history
  • Dandy debut, by George
  • 9/11 schedule of events
  • Military news
  • Bear's win vaults creator into 'teddy bear history'
  • Women set to make return in doubles
  • Sarasota races continue to be big attraction
  • King is on his game in CGA Match-Play

  • Letters
  • Who hasn't been abused at a fast food joint?

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • First resident speaks of hopes for housing
  • Judge leaps to big lead; another in close contest
  • Smooth vote has Iorio gleeful
  • 4 commissioners hold leads
  • Storms with big lead over Waldron
  • Forthright Storms fends off challenger
  • House races finish: some nasty, close
  • Culp eases ahead in State House District 57 race
  • State House 47 primaries too close to call
  • Hillsborough judges fight off challengers; runoffs likely in other races
  • Norman ahead of Easterling; Castor cruises

  • News of Florida
  • Police: Cocaine found in Noelle Bush's shoe
  • Crist wins GOP race for attorney general
  • Bungling the first big test
  • Two years later, system still broken
  • Another Florida election in doubt
  • Nelson edges out Barley, Michaud
  • Around the state: Harris nominated; gay rights repeal bid trails
  • Around the state
  • Castro surprises Pensacola group
  • Two arrested in hostage standoff
  • Priest in troubled diocese arrested on porn charge

  • Adam C. Smith
  • Bush ready to take on either Democrat in November
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