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 Tampa Bay: August 2, 2000 South Pinellas County news
Mall adjusts policy on gang-style garb
Tyrone Square will consider more than one piece of clothing to eject a violator.

Bondsman shoots at fugitive's car
It's the first time Raymond Braxton used his gun. Despite the shots, the man escapes.

Reclaimed water bills may rise sharply
St. Pete Beach officials propose a 100 percent increase in prices to lift the system out of a deficit left by five years of low rates.

Apple may fall to Eckerd purchase
The landmark Madeira Beach restaurant could be razed to make way for a retail complex that would include the drugstore.

City looks hard at one-way streets
Some say restoring two-way traffic flow could help to revive a section of Eighth and Dr. M.L. King (Ninth) streets. Not everyone agree.

Lealman fire chief supports merger
Residents still need to support the infant proposal and ramifications need to be considered.

Middle-of-the-road route to beauty
The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce wants to beautify U.S. 19. Who doesn't?

Deal for baseball field deserves second look
Two months ago, the Little League Association and a majority of Fossil Park Neighborhood Association came to an agreement to remove 32 trees to form yet another large fenced-in area for a baseball field.

Veteran fishing family grows into retail
After two decades on the water, the Daniels family is confident its fish market will continue to catch on.

Florist plans to open satellite shop near BayWalk
ST. PETERSBURG -- Carter's Florist and Greenhouses on 22nd Avenue S is opening a second shop downtown near BayWalk.

Urban Initiative leader turns in his resignation
Doug Tuthill led efforts to help the city's poorest neighborhoods.

Police Department reaccredited
The St. Petersburg Police Department met 439 policies and operation standards for reaccreditation.

Panel to study needs of neighbors
A Pinellas Park task force will evaluate the problems in the Skyview Terrace and the Florida Retirement areas today.

He made it a beautiful day for neighbors
Mike Dove, the official who helped organize dozens of residential associations to link and revitalize city neighborhoods moves on.

Madeira Beach budget maps out improvements
Money is earmarked for beautification projects, two new jobs and city employees' pay increases.

Town disbands its building department to save money
North Redington Beach will ask the county to handle building permits and inspections.

City to collect more for property taxes
The Gulfport City Council plans to review the $16.3-million budget in August before making a final decision.

Front Porch group spars with critics
Council members quarrel with community leaders, who accused them of lacking ties to neighborhoods.

Pinellas had its own war between North, South
In the early 1900s, the two halves of the county sank into political strife over area improvements and courthouse location.

Abandoned school's future in limbo
There's a debate over whether to demolish the abandoned Jordan Park Elementary School or restore it as a museum. The school catered primarily to black students beginning in 1925.

Art on china to survive as studio drops curtain
Porcelain artist June Sage is closing her St. Petersburg studio but will continue teaching the fine art from her home.

Teenager earns victory at junior tournament
Remember the name Brittany Lincicome.

Quay serves notice at Isla Del Sol
Kevin Quay had a late start by tennis standards, but traveled the fast track to success.

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