December 6, 2002
Tampa Bay: December 6, 2002
North Pinellas County news
[Times photo: Lara Cerri]
|Home from the holidays
Largo resident Tricia Smith, 34, waits for her mother to pick her up at the Greyhound terminal on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard in Clearwater Wednesday. She had completed a lengthy bus trip from Dallas, where she spent Thanksgiving with her father. "It sure is hot here," she said. "I was prepared for cold."
Grant to help link women's services
Morton Plant Hospital is given a federal grant to create a Community Center for Excellence in Women's Health. It will be one of 12 in the country and the only one in Florida.
Special tax may pay for garage, city says
Concern about funding a new 400-space parking garage at Pelican Walk is forcing city commissioners to examine their options, including a special tax for some businesses.
County urged to reject U.S. 19 Wal-Mart
Traffic is a concern, planning officials say. Residents, both for and against, sound off at Thursday's hearing.
Prisoner recaptured after brief escape
Deputies find the Boot Camp escapee a few hours later at his girlfriend's home. Now he will face adult charges.
Art, music festival changes site, fee
The location at Omaha and Delaware streets, across from the high school, is new. So is the admission price -- $1.
Firefighter resigns amid inquiry
After 16 years with the Largo Fire Department, Lt. Brian McCrea quits rather than go through an investigation into remarks he is accused of making.
Dunedin set to purchase golf course
In the works for more than a year, the move to buy the St. Andrews Links Golf Course for $1.15-million from two Belleair residents will shield 28 acres from development.
Two lawyers face discipline from Bar
A Tarpon Springs attorney has been suspended from practicing law and a Clearwater attorney voluntarily resigned his law license after unrelated accusations of misconduct.
Dunedin with a bow on top
The city wraps itself in Christmas decorations and lines up performers, a parade and tours.
Editorial: New corridor needs a consistent name
There is a newly completed east-west corridor across mid-Pinellas County that many motorists are discovering is a pleasurable alternative to traffic-choked Ulmerton Road and Park Boulevard.
Turf war hurts law enforcement
Re: Cities work on police aid accord, story, Dec. 1.
Tampa Bay headlines
Stand of mangroves mowed down
Tampa city council expands historic Ybor lines
Mural to drape Tampa building
Schools' goof gives parents a shock
Vouchers for troubled Pinellas school cut off
TIA shop revenue climbs back up
Let the celebration begin
Developer bounced checks to backers
Q&A: Dr. Charles Cox: This doctor treats patients as friends
Howard Troxler: Don't hurt the prepaid tuition plan, but reconsider Bright Futures
South Pinellas headlines
Woman injured in jump from police car
Robber gets life sentence for drowning
Ernest Hooper: Fans cheer video game; last call at the Porpoise
Birds of a feather are back
A healing spirit
Tax to fix stormwater problems has support
Dancing with the new debs
40 years of greetings
Benefactor to needy, mother to thousands
The taste of sweet success
Restaurant has Dominican flavor
Danger lurks where two streets meet
No-wake zones are the focus Thursday
Family with plenty of involvement
Up in arms describes opponents of hotel
Base seeks artificial reef to curb erosion
Priest's hope lies in Resurrection
Historic homes by candle
Backyard greens woo golfers
Fridge fuses funky retro and modern convenience
North of Tampa
Wharton ecstatic at Wildcats' winning ways
Residents, developer agree on mall's appearance
Class 4A & 5A State High School Football Semifinals
Y is community's gathering place
Kitty City expands, now rescues strays
Zoning condition stalls gas station
Spanish-style nudist resort opens
Retired broadcast journalist watched a century unfold
Planners oppose developer's density proposal
Popular art festival has a lot of pull
Faith led businessman to charity
Fossil club to auction pieces of the past
News of Florida
Capitol abuzz about Brogan
Bush says he'll take up cause of marriage reform
Family of severely hurt teen accepts $17.5-million
Death row inmate's appeal prevails; two others denied
Insider ready to leave Bush administration
To party with Jeb bring a book for a kid
Witnesses deny $10,000 cash was used for a bribe
Around the state
Supremacist group moves concert to Jacksonville
Pilot killed as small plane hits building
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