Tampa Bay: July 19, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||Ready for her star turn
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
As Carly Aylward, 6, prepares to sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Wednesday at the Southwest Recreation Complex in Largo, she is joined by, from left, Louie Lopez, 10, Patrick Daigle, 11, and Eric Mills, 13. They were rehearsing for a show that more than 100 children will present at 7 tonight at the complex.
T-shirt jury tucks a jab in with verdict
Yes, she shouldn't have worn a SHERIFF shirt. Yes, she's technically guilty. But jurors ask: What are we doing here?
Safety Harbor may host new jazz event
City and chamber officials are looking at a partnership with Clearwater Jazz Holiday to help replace the seafood festival.
City pledges in-school suspension aid
After the School Board fails to pick up the full tab for the program, several commissioners say Largo will kick in money again.
Kiosk to help lessons germinate
A federal grant will pay for the interactive learning program about water conservation at the Florida Botanical Gardens.
Board wants say in use of face scans
The Sheriff's Office wants to use the technology to update its jail booking system. Any use beyond that, such as scanning driver's licenses, has commissioners concerned.
Phone can be tool to harass
Police and telephone officials say services are available to foil problem callers.
Resentment rises over comments in Oldsmar
A war of words breaks out at a City Council meeting when a Reform Party official objects to encouraging trade with Brazil.
Boy, 10, faces arson charge
A blaze destroys his uninsured home and all its contents and causes $25,000 in damages to a neighboring home and boat.
Meeting the need for meeting spaces
Considering that as a society, we spend more and more of our leisure hours cocooned in our homes and not mixing with our neighbors, our local governments sure are intent on providing plenty of places for us to get together.
Funds needed for our streets, not new center
Re: Proposed center garners uneasy support, story, July 18.
Pussycat II should close, county says
An investigation has led to accusations of lewdness and battery involving the adult bookstore and theater.
Frye-Kriers go the extra mile
Patience is a virtue.
Reno on verge of campaign decision
She said she wants to speak to potential candidate Pete Peterson before deciding on a gubernatorial run.