Tampa Bay: July 2, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||Union Academy students reunite
[Times photo: Krystal Kinnunen]
Old friends share hugs and memories at the school's first reunion for all classes. The academy was built in 1915 and closed in 1969.
Money to change shape of U.S. 19
Millions in projects to improve a highway notorious for fatal crashes will create new overpasses, turn lanes -- and traffic delays.
Complex scrambling to make repairs
But some residents say pesky rodents persist, and one says a leak damaged his belongings.
County commits to study of creek
The project will focus on flooding and erosion. Swiftmud and the city of Dunedin also will help pay for it.
Property values boost budget
The city manager says a tax increase can be avoided because of budget cutbacks and the rise in collections.
Shop fills fragrant niche with handmade soaps
The addition of handmade olive oil soaps is one of several changes the Sea Horse owners have made since taking over the 67-year-old gift shop in Tarpon Springs.
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