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January 6, 2003

Tampa Bay: January 6, 2003
Native son returns for Epiphany
[Times photo: Douglas Clifford]
Along the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs, the Metropolitan Nikitas revives the tradition of blessing of the boats.
North Pinellas County news
The last one standing
CLEARWATER -- The demolition team hacks at the final pieces joining a Tires Plus and what used to be the movie theater at Clearwater Mall.

Surveyed residents size up life in Pinellas
About 250 residents list the county's good and bad points. Commissioners see it as a step toward improvement.

Plans for dock draw protest from neighbor
Saying he's defending a "paradise under siege," a Safety Harbor resident appeals the county commission's approval of a dock plan.

Safety Harbor to decide on project
SAFETY HARBOR -- The Safety Harbor City Commission will decide tonight if it will allow Village Partners of Orlando to build its Harborside at Safety Harbor project -- a five-story, mixed-use facility that would feature restaurant, office, retail and residential space -- on one of downtown's last pieces of prime, undeveloped land.

Business damaged in blaze
LARGO -- A fire tore through Mr. D's Catering Service on Sunday afternoon, damaging the front of the building and the roof.

Business briefs: Cody's Original Roadhouse plans for opening
BELLAIR BLUFFS -- The sign is up for the new Cody's Original Roadhouse. Now it just has to open.

Man missing since Jan. 1 found dead by Orlando lake
Peter Georgiou was the last surviving son of a well-known Tarpon Springs fishing family.

Letters: Naming street for King would promote unity
Re: Tense history key in failed unity attempt, story, Dec. 29.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Revised alert on fish in works
  • Harley honchos
  • Plane makes an emergency landing at TIA
  • Howard Troxler: Putting the state's power in four men's hands could be interesting

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Revised alert on fish in works

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Retired a few days, former major takes TECO security job
  • Teen finds skeleton in woods

  • News of Florida
  • House and Senate offices spruced up
  • Cookout, brush-off kick off Bush bash
  • Two in truck die in crash that starts church fire
  • 2 loggerhead sea turtles from Virginia freed in Keys
  • Bush will wear loss on chest
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