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 Tampa Bay: December 13, 2000 North Pinellas County news

Dolphin dabbles in watercolors
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
With the Clearwater mayor's help, Sunset Sam paints a holiday card.
Woman charged with leaving accident
SAFETY HARBOR -- Investigators say a Tampa woman flipped her car off Phillippe Parkway in Safety Harbor early Tuesday morning, then left the scene of the crash.

Food drive brings out pupils' can-do spirit
Bauder Elementary hopes to collect 10,000 cans of food for the Salvation Army.

North Pinellas briefs
Tampa woman charged with leaving accident

It's lovely weather for a light tour together
LARGO -- During this time of parties, munchies, music, Santa Claus and bright Christmas lights, Largo is making sure that its residents don't miss out on the excitement.

Next chief may come from ski country
He impresses Largo officials with his energy, experience, creativity and interest in the city. If all goes well, he could be offered the job in weeks.

Roberto to join private sector
Clearwater's former city manager expects to start his new job with a national consulting and engineering firm in January.

Jeweler's designs gain store loyal fans
Smith was driving to a doctor's office when he spotted a sign proclaiming a "jewelry and pawn" store.

Drought changes plans for medians
Seminole finds groundwater may not be an option for a beautification effort.

Mark your calendar

Donations can help ensure future of child care centers
Community Pride Child Care Center, which is on Holt Avenue in Clearwater's North Greenwood, was founded in 1959. Community Pride Child Care Center has been given an opportunity of a lifetime -- the opportunity to establish a $100,000 endowment fund.

Clearwater firefighter is charged in stabbing
NEW PORT RICHEY -- A 44-year-old Clearwater firefighter was charged Friday with aggravated battery, accused of stabbing another man in a Pasco parking lot Nov. 22, deputies said. Scott D. Rebello, 36, of Tarpon Springs told deputies that he followed a dark blue pickup truck that cut off his truck on U.S. 19 in Port Richey.

Oldsmar told to revamp charter school plan
The School Board cites several shortcomings in denying the application but will allow the city to amend it.

Club News
Palm Harbor man is raised to Master Mason

Funds sought to fight coastal building laws
A group of elected officials have asked each beach community to contribute $1,000 toward the effort.

Floridians brave Colorado cold to try out skis
Vacationing St. Pete Mad Dogs trekked out to the Rockies this week, testing skis on newly fallen snow in preparation for Darry Jackson's spring ski trip to Chamonix, France.

From pie in sky to castles on the sand
Three teams are adapting their development proposals for Clearwater Beach to give them a more realistic chance of being built.

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  • South Pinellas headlines
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  • Ho-ho jobs
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  • Way cool!
  • Gulfport seeks artists proposals
  • Neighborhood notebook
  • Vinoy Place will host oohs and ahs in March
  • Military news
  • Paint day brushes up 22nd Street S
  • Vendors are under delicate scrutiny
  • Luxury gulf-front condos set for Redington Beach
  • Sensual swivels for all shapes and sizes
  • City says survey will help with planning
  • Remodeled club is excited about open house
  • Belleair team receives lift from Slattery, 1st win

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Getting homes for the holidays
  • Sanctions over leaks requested
  • Tampa woman charged with leaving accident
  • Bulletin board
  • Hillsborough business digest

  • News of Florida
  • State halts plan for heavier semitrailer trucks
  • In farewell, Nelson lauds Cabinet for collegial spirit
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