Tampa Bay: April 18, 2001
North Pinellas County news
Teacher sues over student's drawing
Nikki Limberis, the subject of drawing depicting a student stabbing her, says the School Board owes her back pay and benefits.
Safety Harbor loosens sign rules
Businesses will get some leeway on using portable signs to lure customers.
Oh, what a beautiful deal for teen actors
Florida Power's donation allows Dunedin High to perform Oklahoma! in Ruth Eckerd Hall while the school auditorium is renovated.
Theater wants to buy playhouse property
Francis Wilson Playhouse leaders say they would feel better about expansion plans if they owned land.
Authorities arrest man in insurance fraud case
A fifth man has been arrested in connection with an insurance scam in which three cars were falsely reported stolen and dumped, Pinellas sheriff's investigators said Tuesday.
Gun vote again ends in a draw
Largo commissioners deadlock for a second time on a proposal to sell police officers handguns. The issue is expected to return.
Man gets 6 years for 4 bank robberies
The Holiday man also is sentenced to six years' probation after pleading no contest.
Arsenic too little to close play area
Oldsmar says tests of soil and sand around wood equipment show arsenic levels too low to threaten kids at Friendship Playground.
Palm Harbor teacher sues over drawing
The teacher, subject of a drawing depicting a student stabbing her, says she is owed back pay and benefits.
Company thrives on the art of doing business
When Roland Bailey retired after 38 years in the graphic arts supply industry, he had a hunch he wouldn't have time to hang around the house or spend his days on the golf course. His wife had a job waiting for him.
Salvation Army to move into hospital
The agency will share space at the former site of Clearwater Community Hospital with other social service groups.
Financial workshop for women scheduled