Mall cites security for later opening
Countryside Mall will open at 8 a.m. instead of 7 for walkers and skaters, a decision that prompts some grumbling.
Palms may sprout in roundabout
A proposal for date palms wins a contest to replace the fountain in Clearwater Beach's roundabout.
Team effort lands suspect
Several factors were stacked against a robbery suspect: a watchful driver, a quick-thinking pharmacy worker and a lot of deputies.
Ex-official guilty in child porn case
The man had thousands of pornographic images in a county computer.
Bioterrorism concerns put in focus
The threat of anthrax finding its way to the area is small, officials say, as they explain how to react to suspicious letters.
Reaching out to Hispanics
The Clearwater Police Department has set an ambitious goal: to build bridges with a portion of the local community that is distrustful and sometimes hostile toward law enforcement.
A good time for prayer in schools
"God bless America." We now see this sign everywhere we travel. How wonderful it is that we finally are asking for God's blessing on our country. Why did the Sept. 11 disaster have to happen before we realized the need to have America be blessed by God?
Erroneous tax bills mailed
More than 1,600 low-income seniors, granted more exemptions than allowed, will get corrected, higher bills.
Board: Shooting by officer justified
CLEARWATER -- A shooting review board has ruled that a Clearwater police officer acted within the scope of department guidelines when he fired at a man he thought was trying to hit him with a car.