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November 21, 2001
Tampa Bay: November 21, 2001
A school tradition
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[Times photo: Krystal Kinnunen]
St. Petersburg Catholic's signature event each year is not Homecoming. It's a huge food drive for the needy.
South Pinellas County news
Warhawk football is the talk of Seminole
A second straight drive to the region final is top of mind as Seminole prepares for another packed house.

Man found beaten to death
ST. PETERSBURG -- Police are investigating the slaying of a man who was found beaten to death in his apartment Saturday.

Keswick neighbors learn of changes
Having scrapped plans to expand, the Christian school looks at drainage and traffic improvements and a new running track.

6 manager candidates face music next week
Four area applicants are among the finalists St. Pete Beach will interview for the city manager's job.

Briefly
Group to serve turkey dinner for the homeless

Beaches notebook
Committee balks at tall buildings+

Slammed, jammed and still shopping
The new Wal-Mart's manager says it's just busy, but shoppers find a few kinks. Traffic changes should help.

Business

Thanksgiving Closings
The following is a list of holiday closings and schedule changes for south Pinellas County for Thanksgiving.

Builder to reduce 'shedding'
A vigilant tennis player works to reduce an environmentally unfriendly byproduct of constructing Vinoy Place.

In Largo, making way for new Lowe's
Some neighbors welcome a new Lowe's, but small-business owners are not happy about the likelihood that they'll be forced out.

Healthy one day, ravaged another, now back on track
A working single parent is determined to stay healthy after contracting a neuromuscular disease that can recur at any time.

'Never stop painting; it's like golf,' says artist, 79
Ed Bookmyer has been coming to the Indian Rocks Fall Beach Festival for 10 years.

Anderson tapped to lead city's utilities department
ST. PETERSBURG -- Patricia J. Anderson has been promoted to director of public utilities for the city of St. Petersburg, replacing Bill Johnson, who retired last week.

Starkey Road work pushed back again
Largo's city manager wants an explanation and action. Blame it on a financial shortfall, says a county official.

Briefly
Country Snowbirds return for weekly jam sessions

Diss lifts dander on desal issue
PINELLAS PARK -- City Council member Ed Taylor said a seat on Tampa Bay Water's board was the price for his vote to locate a desalination plant here.

Group to serve turkey dinner for the homeless
The International Masons and Order of the Eastern Star will hold its Thanksgiving Dinner for the Homeless and Lonely from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Masonic Temple, 855 13th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. The organization also will deliver turkey dinners to the homebound in the area. For information on either the dinner at the Masonic Temple or the meals for the homebound, call 823-7616 or 867-1218.

School fence stalls repair of sidewalk
KENNETH CITY -- Town officials want Dixie Hollins High School to move a parking lot fence, but so far they aren't getting any results.

Community band seeks a few new members
The St. Petersburg Community Band's 27th season is beginning and they want you to play! If you have ever played an instrument and long for the group music experience, give them a call at 526-3944. Do you fear that you're too rusty? Any player, any skill level is welcome. French and baritone horn players are especially needed.


Tampa Bay headlines
  • Pinellas picks Sequoia touch screens
  • The new face of travel: by land
  • The new face of travel: by air
  • Desal plant gets final permit today
  • A lonely holiday is lightened
  • Board makes offer to superintendent
  • Harris E. Long, banker, dies at 88
  • Ex-Negro Leaguers take on the majors
  • Measure to limit fines may die

  • Howard Troxler
  • In spite of illness, they find their happy ending

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Despite protests, police jobs cut
  • Harris E. Long, banker, dies at 88
  • Sexual offender arrested again
  • Every dog has its way at B&B
  • 2 decades after woman's murder, man faces death
  • Jays fans help Dunedin, so please stop whining
  • Local sailors earn honors
  • Teen driver trapped in vehicle after wreck

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Report: No proof Bonanno had lied
  • Hillsborough reclaimed water rate unchanged
  • Two Times staffers accused of soliciting officer for sex

  • Ernest Hooper
  • Get towed home, not to jail; future pharmacists; hockey for women

  • News of Florida
  • Budget cuts may spare community colleges
  • Seven indicted in license inquiry
  • B-CC student dies during an initiation
  • Crime trends mixed at universities

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