Tampa Bay: April 13, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||Woman can keep house, judge says
[Times photo: Boyzell Hosey]
A judge sides with the woman, citing her cancer battle, in a foreclosure over unpaid homeowners association dues.
Tarpon tells Web business to close
The attorney for ucanwatch.com says the company's business is on the Internet, not in the city. An appeal is planned.
Clearwater can construct bridge, high court rules
The Florida Supreme Court decides that voter approval of the Memorial Causeway bridge project is not required.
Supporters question principal's ouster
An area superintendent says problems surfaced this year with the Seminole High leader, but she declines to specify what happened.
Feats of clay
A former closet at the Beach Art Center has been transformed into a sunny, functional pottery studio that holds three classes a week.
Mallard's distress attracts rescuers
One attempt to capture the duck, which has an arrow in its neck, has failed. Another bid is planned for today.
Step up, Ms. or Mr. Seminole
The Greater Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for its top award.
Captain, police part ways
After a turbulent ride, police Capt. Robert Hempel is no longer with the Pinellas Park department.
North Pinellas briefs
Commissioner to discuss water woes
Drought concerns drain popular Largo fountain
The spouting fixture at Central Park uses up to 20,000 gallons every week.
County to buy 35 acres for park
One of Pinellas County's largest undeveloped gulf-front properties will remain just that: undeveloped.
Flyover will let trail users exercise caution at crossing
A span in St. Petersburg over Central Avenue, Pasadena Avenue and First Avenue S is expected to be finished in September.
WIBC tourney makes a rare stop in Florida
The 2001 version of the WIBC Championship Tournament opening Tuesday near Fort Lauderdale is only the fourth visit to the state in the event's 85-year history, and the 9,499 team entries come close to the Tampa renewal of 1990.
Family seafood store swimming in success
When they started a business in 1979, the Trappmans envisioned semi-retirement. Today, their store is thriving.
Local costs for beach renourishment may rise
The federal budget recommendation released Monday by President George W. Bush contained bad news for beach towns trying to keep sand on their shores.
OPEN HOUSE: The 15th annual Picnic in the Village Antique Car Show and Open House will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo.
ART SHOW: The Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater present a show of two-dimensional art and dolls of cloth made "from a source of one" by artists Patricia Bowers, Theresa Anne Beaumont, Imsara, C. Aiuwitu Muhsin Nduo and Candace Shepard.