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January 5, 2003

Tampa Bay: January 5, 2003
Awakening a neighborhood
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
Seven years and millions of dollars of investment are showing results in a community too long neglected.
North Pinellas County news
Police award honors a wife and a rescue
The Terry Zagone Guardian Angel Award is named for a woman who served up food and support for her husband's police brethren.

It's time to dole out campaign leftovers
State law gives candidates 90 days from the election to close out their accounts with a zero balance. For many, charities will benefit.

Cove Cay to get county pitch
With a referendum on annexation looming this month, officials from Largo and Pinellas are doing their best to persuade residents to see it their way.

Epiphany 2003: Holding true to tradition
The blessing of the boats is revived to join the procession, liturgy and dive.

Pinellas man escapes as fire races through home
CLEARWATER -- A 71-year-old man escaped Saturday from a fire in his home just outside the city limits.

Headlines through the years
A look back at the events, people and places that made North Pinellas the unique place that it is. The information is compiled from past editions of the St. Petersburg Times.

Editorial: Silence kills race relations
When it comes to racial issues, Largo needs to grow up and act like the third largest city in Pinellas. These days it is coming across like a backwater.

Letters: Youthful faces a joy to behold
Re: Lessons in giving, story, Dec. 25.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Sledding in the sunshine
  • Teen's suicidal crash still haunts
  • Teachers do not vote in one bloc
  • Gleaners waste not so others want not
  • Pay up -- or leave
  • Deputy leaves hospital one day after hit by car

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Girl succumbs to rare disorder
  • Two sides trip over hex block repair cost
  • Seminole reluctant to dive into rights issue
  • Fire force pensions to get closer scrutiny
  • Homes, and now strides, by Helen
  • Noted eye doctor dies at 58
  • Tampa Bay Water to present plans for wells
  • Woman's body found in motel
  • Eager for a makeover
  • Gulfport/South Pasadena election watch
  • North beaches election watch
  • South beaches election watch
  • Neighborhood notebook: Founder of 13th Street group ends 22-year stint
  • On the town: Midnight gala overpowers rain
  • Party favor holds rhythms of a life
  • For adventurer, the sky is not the limit
  • Dr. Delay: Lights along Bryan Dairy need some fine-tuning
  • Ex-area players are Tulane teammates
  • Former Dixie star Schmidt has good Holiday
  • Letters: Don't let rain ruin First Night forever

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • House prices sizzle in South Tampa
  • Guards foil killer's attempt to escape
  • Safe haven or double dip?
  • Hunter made some mistakes, experts say
  • New Tampa: Images of home, traveling in time
  • Lutz: New legislator likes committee assignments
  • Citrus Park: Inventor hopes for a hit
  • Church hopes to start building
  • New Tampa: Driving will be a headache
  • Carrollwood: Wal-Mart will work on traffic issues
  • New Tampa: Tampa Palms shopping center in the works
  • School choice surveys coming
  • Countryway: School's traffic becomes neighbors' problem
  • Tireless helper heeds a call: House of Hope
  • Some kids and nannies prefer this side of Ybor
  • Open & Shut
  • Zoning: Variance sought for canine sports training center

  • News of Florida
  • Bruised state Democrats select Maddox as chief
  • Tampa woman injured in wreck dies in hospital
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